Local Highlights

Livestock Workshop Day
May 13, 2022

Calling all Cattle, Sheep, Goat and Swine Beginning and Experinced Exhibitors in Grades 4-12!  

QPR Flyer
November 19, 2021

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach – Kossuth County, Care Connections of Northern Iowa, and the Eyerly Ball Mobile Crisis Response Team are teaming up to offer “Question. Persuade. Refer” (QPR) training for ag professionals and other concerned citizens in Kossuth County and the surrounding area.  

BQA Flyer
June 21, 2021

The Iowa Beef Center and Iowa State University Extension are cooperating with the Iowa Beef Industry Council to help educate producers in Beef Quality Assurance program.  A training and certification session will be held on Wed. June 30 from 6-9 pm at Algona Livestock 2220 Hwy 69 N in Algona.  Kossuth County cattlemen will serve hamburgers for attendees at 6 pm followed by the BQA program.  Please RSVP for the meal by contacting Algona Livestock at 515-295-7273.

May 11, 2021

Over 300 Kossuth County 4th and 5th graders attended “Gate to Plate”, an agricultural themed field trip, at the Kossuth County Fairgrounds on May 5th and 6th.

Manure Application
January 11, 2021

Confinement site manure applicator workshops to be held in Kossuth County.

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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