Avian Influenza

Unexpected situations like avian influenza impact margins, but also have an impact far beyond the farm. There is a human side to the economic stress. As Iowans deal with disruptions to their families and communities, these resources provide information to help you cope.


Food Safety

Other Resources

  • For the most current information on Avian Influenza in Iowa, see the Avian Influenza Updates from the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship
  • Ag Decision Maker’s Changing Farm Financial Conditions – family financial tools and resources for handling communications, family stress and coping with change and contact information for specialists willing to help during these tough times
  • eXtension’s Avian Influenza page resources


Iowa Concern - 1-800-447-1985
A confidential, free resource answered 24 hours a day, 7 days per week. Language interpretation available.

Information and resources for consumers with home and family questions.
Toll-free Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. - noon and 1 - 4 p.m.

  • 1-800-262-3804 (in Iowa)
  • 1-800-854-1678 (in Minnesota)
  • 1-888-393-6336 (in South Dakota)
  • 1-800-735-2942 (Relay Iowa phone linkage for deaf and hard-of-hearing individuals)

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