Livestock

Local Highlights

August 28, 2019

Enjoy a FREE Grilled Hot Dog, Chips, and a Drink with ISU Extension and Outreach Pocahontas County Staff!
Friday, September 13th, 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
 

WEAR YOUR IOWA STATE GEAR ON FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 13TH TO SHOW YOUR CYCLONE SPIRIT!

May 28, 2019

A June 12 webinar, sponsored by Iowa Farm Bureau, will feature extension beef specialists, Ericka Lundy and Denise Schwab, discussing the Iowa Beef Center Cow Systems research project findings.

March 19, 2019

To find information about dealing with flooding go to: https://www.extension.iastate.edu/disasterrecovery/flooding.  For specific information regarding beef cattle go to: http://www.iowabeefcenter.org/floodresources.html.

March 6, 2019

The role of livestock in sustainable agriculture is the topic of the Iowa Learning Farms webinar, Wednesday, March 20 at 12 p.m.

March 6, 2019

The I-29 Moo University collaborative will host a webinar titled “Renovating Dairy Barns: Giving Them a Second Career” for dairy owners considering alternatives for their dairy facilities after selling their cows. The webinar will be held at noon on Friday, March 22.


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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