Extension Swine Specialist

Dave Stender
David
Stender

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Management of swine operation, understanding and using records for management decisions, nutrition program analysis for cost and performance potential, genetic evaluation, value added marketing, understanding a packer sheet, evaluation of live animal and carcass, production flow planning, setting financial and production goals, business planning within the swine enterprise and developing and using computer software for monitoring and making decisions

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Frequent Clients

Swine producers, swine press and media, agribusiness, lenders, veterinarians, agriculture instructors, county directors, and general public

Joined ISU Extension

October 1984

Extension Positions/Other Experience
  • Agriculturist, Guthrie County, 1984-89
  • area livestock specialist, 1989-92
Education
  • Master of Science, Iowa State University, Animal Science, 1984
  • Bachelor of Science, Iowa State University, Animal Science, 1982
Awards/Honors/Publications
  • Epsilon Sigma Phi National Honorary fraternity Early-Career Award, 1992 State Winner
  • Livestock Production Achievement Award, 1988 State and North Central Region runner-up
  • University Extension Young Professional Award, 1989
  • Iowa State University Extension Association Achievement Award, 1989
  • National Association of County Agriculture Agents Achievement Award, 1989
  • Cargill marketing trip, 1987; Iowa State University Extension Association Achievement Award, 1993
  • Iowa State University Extension Association Achievement Award, 1996
  • Epsilon Sigma Phi National Honorary Fraternity Mid-Career Award, 1996
Phone: 
(712) 225-6196
Fax: 
(712) 225-3173
Email: 
dstender@iastate.edu
209 CENTENNIAL DR STE A
Cherokee, IA 51012
Counties Served: 
Cherokee, Lyon, Monona, O Brien, Osceola, Plymouth, Sioux, Woodbury, Dickinson, Clay, Buena Vista, Pocahontas, Calhoun, Ida, Sac, Harrison, Pottawattamie, Mills, Montgomery, Fremont, and Page
Housed In: 
Cherokee
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