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May 28, 2021

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is hosting a pasture walk in Story County on June 29 at 6:00 p.m. The event will be held at the Whitaker Ranch, 26466 Sandhill Trail, Ames, IA.  This event is for anyone interested in learning more about pasture management, forage production, and cattle grazing.

May 7, 2021

AMES, Iowa – Annual forages can provide flexibility when managing forage supply, whether filling forage production gaps or serving as a primary forage source.

June 25, 2020

Story County Extension and Outreach has recieved a Service Enterprise certification! Story County Extension will be equipped to engage and manage volunteers more effectively to meet community needs.

March 14, 2019

2019 Custom Rates are available!

horse team
January 17, 2019

The Horse Hippology team and quiz bowl team competed in Denver Co.

 


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

Statewide Resources

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Comprehensive information on manure management, research and application for Iowa.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • During times of natural disaster, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach offers educational resources to reduce the personal impact of natural disasters, working in partnership with the local, state and federal agencies addressing the disaster. 

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