Livestock

Local Highlights

January 17, 2020

Soil Fertility photoMaximize your fertilizer dollars - Soil Fertility Workshop to be offered in Black Hawk County.

January 9, 2020

Farm photoThere will be a Farm Bill Decisions Meeting held in Van Horne on January 30, 2020.

January 7, 2020

Calving photoTwo Advanced Calving Clinics scheduled for mid-February in Edgewood and Dysart.

January 7, 2020

Women Beef Producers photoBoots in the Barn is a three-part series for women involved in their beef cattle operation.

January 6, 2020

Beef Cow photoThe Driftless Region Beef Conference held in Dubuque January 30-31, 2020 will showcase two nationally known keynote speakers.


Agriculture and Natural Resources has many resources to help Iowans. Get a list of them all here.

Statewide Resources

  • 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.

  • Works to promote efficient pork production technologies in Iowa, maintain Iowa's pork industry leadership and strengthen rural development efforts.

  • To add value to the egg industry by facilitating research and learning for egg producers, processors and consumers through national and international collaboration.

  • Your link to Master Equine Manager, Grazing News, and information on educational opportunities throughout the year.

  • Comprehensive information on manure management, research and application for Iowa.

  • 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.

  •  Information on livestock housing systems, general construction and ventilation and animal environment.

  • Research-based, peer-reviewed, practical, and affordable publications on a number of topics relative to agriculture.

  • 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.

  • Specialists have compiled a list of resources to help you prepare for and recover from natural disasters. Remember to take care of yourself and your family first; then deal with the things lost to the disaster.

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