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Question.Persuade.Refer. training available

7/26/2021

Say "Yes" to saving the life of a friend, colleague, sibling, or neighbor. Just as people trained in CPR and the Heimlich Maneuver help save thousands of lives each year, people trained in QPR learn how to recognize the warning signs of a suicide crisis and how to question, persuade, and refer someone to help.

Livestock lessons

7/25/2021

Teens learn about responsibility and hard work preparing for county fair livestock shows.

‘Protein pact’ unites animal ag groups on sustainability goals

7/25/2021

Twelve organizations representing meat, poultry and dairy farmers and companies last week unveiled the Protein PACT

Cattle inventory down last month

7/25/2021

Both cattle on feed and the twice-annual cattle report show decreased head counts.

Hay auctions

7/25/2021

Dyersville, July 21

Worker shortage issue gets senate hearing

7/25/2021

Need for year-round staff on livestock operations heard by Senate committee as changes to the guestworker program are considered.

Free confidential support for managing farm stress

7/24/2021

A new service provides pre-paid, ongoing wellness coaching and counseling services to Iowa farm families. This confidential support for a variety of life events is easily accessible via phone, text, live chat, video or app. This webinar (July 28) will help you learn about the service for yourself or another person when assistance is needed.

Farmer Defies All Odds, Survives Horrific PTO Accident

7/22/2021

“I don’t care how long or little you’ve been farming, the PTO don’t care. Listen to what happened to me and take a minute to think about your own safety and your family.”

Pork producers launch an updated Tenderloin Trail for diners to conquer

7/19/2021

Inspired by the success of the original Iowa Tenderloin Trail, the Iowa Pork Producers Association (IPPA) has launched version “2.0,”

Payments for livestock losses

7/19/2021

USDA will help cover losses suffered when COVID-19 shutdowns at processing plants forced farmers to depopulate herds and flocks.

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