Local Highlights

Ag Outlook and Management Seminar
October 21, 2016

ISU Extension and Outreach will be hosting an Ag Outlook and Management Seminar. Monday, November 14 from 9:00-3:00. Topics include Crop and Livestock Market Price Outlook, Margins & Risk Management Strategies, and Merchandising your 2016 Grain.

Iowa State University Aquaculture
October 13, 2016

Aquaculture is a way for farmers to diversify and grow

Grazing compaction
October 10, 2016

Research shows cattle grazing cornstalks does not cause compaction or negatively impact yields

September 8, 2016

Beef cow inventory for 2016 has most states in expansion mode; Iowa is up over 4% from 2015

Feeder Calf Basis
September 8, 2016

Now is the time to create a marketing strategy for your 2016 calf crop

Local Resources

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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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