Livestock

Local Highlights

March 8, 2016

A free seminar will be hosted by Justine Stevenson, Director of Government Relations for the Iowa Cattlemen’s Association on March 31 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Robert’s Building, Hwy. 1 North, Keosauqua.
This meeting will provide information of value to our local beef producers and ag businesses.

February 16, 2016

A five session course on business, estate, retirement and succession planning to be held at the Henry County Extension Office.

December 23, 2015

For more than 40 years the Cornbelt Cow-Calf Conference has provided timely, accurate and important information to the state’s beef cattle industry.

November 13, 2015

Outlook for 2016 in grain and livestock agriculure for producers and ag-business professionals.

September 1, 2015

The latest agricultural information for Region 19.

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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