Forage and Livestock

Aquaculture : Greenhouse: Ehanol Plant Study

This article looks at the possibility of using heat waste from Ethanol plants for aquaculture and greenhouse production in the state of Iowa.

Nutrient Cycling

This publication is appropriate for prospective and current livestock farmers to understand their pastures and responsible practices for maintaining them.

Production of Disease and Mite Resistant Queen Honey Bees Systems

This article highlights the concerns honeybee farmers have in the Midwest as well as the importance of how bees relate with the agricultural systems we create.

Alternative Systems for Farrowing in Cold Weather

Author: Midwest Plan Service
Available for $5.00

Pasture Management Guide for Livestock Producers

Dan Morrical, Steve Barnhart
Available for $10.00

Intensive Aquaculture Systems -- Managing Iowa Fisheries

Author: Richard Clayton

Small Open Beef Feedlots in Iowa -- a producer guide

Author: Shawn Shouse

Sheep Housing and Equipment HandbookMidwest Plan Service

Available for $12.00

Small Open Lot Dairies in Iowa -- a producer guide

Author: Shawn Shouse

Swine System Options for Iowa - Sustainable Agriculture

Authors: Marlene Halverson , Mark Honeyman

Cow-Calf Production in the U.S. Corn Belt

Midwest Plan Service
Available for $40.00

Hoop Barns for Gestating Swine

Midwest Plan Service

Hoop Barns for Dairy Cattle

Midwest Plan Service

Hoop Barns for Horses, Sheep, Ratites, and Multiple Utilization

Midwest Plan Service
Available for $5.00

Hoop Structures for Grow-Finish Swine - Agricultural Engineers Digest

Midwest Plan Service
Available for $6.00

Iowa Poultry Slaughter, Processing, and Sales Guidelines for Small-scale Producers

Authors: Andy Larson, ArionThiboumery , Sarah Carlson

Organic Dairy Herd Health: Alternative and Complementary Treatment and Medicines


Using Small Grains as Forages on Your Organic Dairy Webinar

Learn how to integrate small grains--including wheat, barley, oats, triticale, spelt, and rye--into your organic dairy farm. Dr. Heather Darby, University of Vermont Extension, will share recent results of her on-farm research trials as well as practical ideas on how to get the most of home-grown feeds on your farm.

Aquatic Animal Health and Disease

Andy Goodwin, Fish Pathologist/Inspector(AFS-FHS), Professor/Associate Director UAPB Aquaculture/Fisheries Center