Local Highlights

November 9, 2015

As the 2015 harvest winds down producer thoughts will shift to the weaning and marketing of calves and the formulation of winter cow rations. 

February 11, 2015
Iowa pork producers are invited to learn more about disease preparedness and traceability, development and implementation of common industry audits, and swine health research at the 2015 Iowa Pork Regional Conferences this month.
February 11, 2015

ISU Extension, Select Sires and Agrarian Team up to offer advanced Bull Selection Clinics across the predominant cow-calf section of Iowa in February. 

February 11, 2015

A workshop focused on comparison of feedlot facility investments, production benefits, cattle comfort and environment stewardship will be held at the Wallace Foundation Learning Center/Armstrong Research Farm near Lewis, Iowa, on March 18 from 9:45 am to 3:00 pm. 

January 14, 2015

12 Montgomery County 4-H youth were involved in an Animal & Vet Science Workshop put on by Montgomery County 4-H on January 11th.  Youth learned how to give injections, worked hands -on with animal organs, and learned the basics about animal bodies!

Statewide Resources

  • Works to promote efficient pork production technologies in Iowa, maintain Iowa's pork industry leadership and strengthen rural development efforts.

  • Your link to Master Equine Manager, Grazing News, and information on educational opportunities throughout the year.

  • Bringing the benefits of veterinary medicine to society by promoting animal welfare and public health through the on-going education of veterinarians and the dissemination of animal health production, food safety and animal welfare information to veterinarians, livestock producers, consumers, and related clientele.

  • Research-based, peer-reviewed, practical, and affordable publications on a number of topics relative to agriculture.

  • Agricultural economics and business resources to help make sound management decisions for your business or farming operation.

  • Enhancing Dairy Profits and Quality of Life

  • Working to develop and deliver the latest in research-based information to improve the profitability and vitality of Iowa’s beef industry.

  • To add value to the egg industry by facilitating research and learning for egg producers, processors and consumers through national and international collaboration.

  • Comprehensive information on manure management, research and application for Iowa.

  •  Information on livestock housing systems, general construction and ventilation and animal environment.

  • The Agricultural Marketing Resource Center is an electronic, national resource for producers interested in value-added agriculture. Browse commodities and products, investigate market and industry trends, study business creation and operation, read research results and locate value-added resources.

  • The Value Added Agriculture Program (VAAP) provides unbiased, science-based information to help establish or expand agricultural-related businesses in Iowa.

Agriculture and Natural Resources has many resources to help Iowans. Get a list of them all here.

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