Livestock

Local Highlights

October 20, 2014

The Pro-Ag Outlook meeting for 2015 will take place on November 13 at the Carroll County ISU Extension and Outreach office. Topics include: corn & soybean market outlook and management, livestock outlook and management, and the 2014 Farm Bill. Registration fee is $25. Most meetings are 3-4 hours in length.

Please call 712-792-2364 to pre-register at least two days in advance. Meal will be provided with registration.

September 10, 2014

The Field & Feedlot Newsletter- is a monthly newsletter to help with of your Crop, Livestock, and Farm Management questions and updates.

January 16, 2013

 

This is the helpsheet for families to use when trying to enter their livestock on the 4H online website. It would be great to have on the front page as well as the 4-H page. This is the link for all of the helpsheets for 4H online: http://www.extension.iastate.edu/4h/page/4honline-information-families-and-leaders

September 23, 2013

What is COOL? The COOL (Country of Origin Labeling) law was put into effect for fish and shellfish on April 4, 2005. The final rule for all of the other covered commodities took effect on September 30, 2008.

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 to many resources to help Iowans. Get a list of them all here.

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