Welcome! The Annual Convention offers something for everyone. We encourage you to participate in all the policy-making
committee meetings and the ICA annual meeting to help your industry grow stronger. All ICA members are welcome to...Convention
Beef Business Connections
Through Beef Business Connections, ICA will provide information, training and education aimed at improving the longevity and profit potential for beef cattle producers. In it's inaugural year, Beef Business Connections is receiving support and inspiration from Summit Livestock Facilities, an FBi Buildings company.
Beef Quality Assurance
With everything going on in the world today, our society is more health conscious than ever before. Not only do consumers
have to sort through conflicting stories about the benefits of eating beef, but they also are concerned about antibiotic residues, cholesterol,
bioterrorism, and GMO’s as well as other food safety issues.
Although the beef industry has made extremely impressive strides in boosting
consumer confidence in their product, more needs to be done to put the consumers fears to rest. Beef safety continues to be a high priority for the beef
industry and checkoff-funded research continues to make a difference. Cattle producers...Beef Quality
Bull and Heifer Program
The Iowa Cattlemen’s Association bull and heifer evaluation program serves the needs of both the cattle seedstock
producers and the Iowa commercial industry. Each year approximately 100 progressive breeders enter more than 400 bulls and 70 heifers into three tests
for comparison and bench marking. These superior genetics are then offered to the commercial industry at 4 sales across the state of Iowa...Bull and Heifer Program
Custom Cattle Feeders
What is a Custom Cattle Feedlot?
A custom feedlot is a cattle feeding enterprise that provides the technology,
skills and services to someone who wants cattle fed to a specific market weight. Basically, a custom feedlot is a lot like a cattle feeding hotel: it
furnishes room, board and services to the feedlot cattle and customers....Custom Cattle Feeders
Welcome to the Iowa Cattlemen's Association data management and animal identification system and to the exciting world of data management.
This division of the ICA, has completed its sixth year of working with Midwest cattle producers. The ICA system is a management tracking and animal
identification division that officially opened...EID
The Iowa Cattlemen's Association presently has three policy-making committees that deal with legislative or regulatory issues and
work to recommend policy for the ICA. These committees are all chaired by volunteers who are knowledgeable of the issues and have a strong desire to
improve the environment for...Legislative
The Iowa Cattlemen's Association has more than 11,000 beef producing members and associated companies dedicated to the furture of the
Iowa beef industry. The Iowa Cattlemen's Association is grassroots, comprised of 97 active county organizations that promote beef at the local level and
hold educational meetings for their members...Membership