Livestock

Local Highlights

International Conference on Swine Nutrition
June 10, 2021
What to be informed of the current state of swine nutrition and immediate practical application?  Curious to know the future of swine nutrition? Find out more by registering here.
Iowa Swine Day
May 19, 2021
Want to be informed on the latest and most important issues of the U.S. pork industry? ISU is hosting an in-person event on June 24, at the Scheman Building, on the ISU Campus. Find out more                                   by registering here.  PQA Plus and TQA training sessions free for all to attend!
                                
Beef Quality Assurance Training
April 29, 2021
Learn the latest in cattle management and strengthen your operation the right way.  Complete training in just one session! 
BIF Symposium & Convention
April 26, 2021

The beef industry and where is it going?  These topics and several others will be presented, June 22-25, 2021, in Des Moines.  Register by May 14 to save $50!  Register here.

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

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.

  • 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.

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