Local Highlights

dairy cow
October 17, 2019
Greetings from the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Dairy Team! This monthly e-newsletter update is to inform you of the most current educational events, research, and tools available; enhancing dairy profits and quality of life. Feel free to share with employees, fellow dairy farmers, and industry supporters. Please contact us with any questions you may have. This month features:
Tips for Managing Frosted Forages
Fall Alfalfa Harvest 
Crop Quality in 2019
Corn, Soybeans, and weekend frost?
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April 23, 2019

Women’s roles in Iowa agriculture and farming continues to expand and have a significant impact on production and economics. Please join us in this free educational event held by Carroll County ISU Extension and Outreach, Mike Witt, Field Agronomist.

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February 25, 2019

Iowa State Extension and Outreach - Crawford County, Crawford County Cattlemen’s, and Denison Livestock Auction are partnering to offer local cattlemen a free Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) certification session on Monday, March 4th.  The training will be held at the Denison Livestock Auction at 501 N 9th St in Denison from 1 – 3 pm with a free meal beginning at noon sponsored by the Crawford County Cattlemen.   

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December 31, 2018

Commercial manure applicators should plan to attend the Commercial Manure Applicator training program scheduled for Thursday, January 3, 2019, from 9 a.m. to noon. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach in cooperation with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources will conduct the required three-hour training workshop at that time. There is no fee to attend the workshop.

June Newsletter

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.

  • 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.

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