ISU Extension and Outreach has organized these groups of young Iowans so they can connect with each other to be successful in agriculture.
Extension swine specialists and agricultural engineers in four states have teamed-up to create an educational workshop using a “field day on wheels” – a swine ventilation training unit.
Iowa beef producers are raising more beef from fewer forage acres after putting into practice forage and grazing management education offered by ISU Extension and Outreach.
The Beginning and Young Livestock Producer Network, an ISU Extension and Outreach initiative, establishes peer groups of young producers because livestock producers say they like to learn from other producers. They want to have more discussions and opportunities to interact with their peers.
Keeping young producers involved in the cattle industry, when there is such a strong focus on profitability, has long been a challenge. Learn about the Young Cattleman Project in eastern Iowa.
The Pork Niche Market Working group is a learning community of niche pork companies, processors and others determined to expand markets and increase profitability for their enterprises.