Livestock

Local Highlights

November 5, 2018

The last chance for 2018 Commerical Pesticide Reshows in Pocahontas County will be THURSDAY, DECEMBER 20, 2018!

November 15, 2018

A pair of Dairy Directions seminars, Dec. 11 in Sac County and Dec. 12 in Pocahontas County, will provide information on how to best manage a dairy operation.

October 29, 2018

Cover crops are becoming more popular, not only as a way to protect soil health and the environment, but to help farmers turn bigger profits. Attend one of three free events in November to learn more.  

October 26, 2018

It is important to make sure best manure application strategies are followed to minimize negative environmental impacts and ensure producers benefit from the manure’s fertilizer value.

October 26, 2018

Iowa voters in every county have the opportunity to elect five members to their county’s Iowa State University Extension and Outreach council in the Nov. 6 general election.


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.

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

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