Livestock

Local Highlights

February 8, 2017

A Steer and Heifer Show will be held on March 26, 2017

January 27, 2017

The State 4-H Equine Extravaganza will be held March 24, 25, 26 at Ellsworth College in Iowa Falls.  Registration deadline is March 1.

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January 18, 2017

The West Pottawattamie Private Pesticide Applicator Continuing Instructional Course will be held on Tuesday, February 7th at Iowa School for the Deaf.  Times are 9:30 a.m. or 1:30 p.m.

December 2, 2016

The Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD) will take effect on January 1, 2017. 

November 18, 2016

A new beef policy is in effect for West Pottawattamie 4-H members.

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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