Livestock

Local Highlights

Corn in Drought
July 27, 2020

Drought meeting set for Monday August 3 at 5:30 PM; Leasing meeting set for Thursday August 6 at 6:30 PM. Registration due 2 days prior to meeting by calling 712-243-1132.

Cow Calf workshop photo
January 13, 2020

January 27 Program in Atlantic Features Hands on Demonstrations

Winter Cow Webinar Series
December 3, 2019

The first session of series set for Wednesday, December 11 at 6 PM, and focuses on winter feeding management. Producers can view online at home, or at a local extension office. Cass County Extension Office hosting viewing location for SWI. 

Market Ready Van Logo
January 21, 2019

Provides information on scaling up to sell to wholesale markets; includes panel of area buyers

SOFA 24 Bus
May 9, 2018

SOFA (Speak Out for Agriculture) Trip is Set for June 13-14th. Register by May 15th to save your seat on the bus!

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

Statewide Resources

  • The Iowa Pork Industry Center promotes efficient pork production technologies in Iowa, maintains Iowa's pork industry leadership and strengthens rural development efforts.

  • Your link to Grazing News, Iowa Horse Show Judges and resources related to equine management.

  • 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.

  • Agricultural economics and business resources for farm business decision makers.

  • Our dairy team works to enhance dairy profits and overall quality of life for dairies in Iowa.

  • The Iowa Beef Center works to develop and deliver the latest in research-based information to improve the profitability and vitality of Iowa's beef industry.

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

  • The Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Farm, Food and Enterprise Development Program supports value-added agriculture enterprises, businesses and regional food systems through research, education and community engagement.

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