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Iowa Cattlemen's Association is focused on addressing local, state and federal issues that impact the long-term viability of cattle farming in Iowa.

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COVID-19

The global pandemic has had a severe effect on the cattle industry. Click here for the most recent information on financial assistance for producers, educational resources, and ICA's policy work related to COVID-19.

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ICA Podcast

Keeping our members up-to-date is one of our highest priorities. Listen to the latest news from ICA and interviews with industry experts while you work.

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ICA News

Our official news releases keep media and members in-the-know regarding our advocacy efforts on behalf of Iowa's cattlemen.

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Help us "Beef Up Iowa" and connect market-ready cattle with hungry Iowans. Learn more and donate here.


Make the most  out of your pasture land through rotational grazing and maximize herd health by knowing mineral and supplementation requirements from Kent Feeds PhD Ruminant Nutritionist, Dr. Brandon Koch.


Hear panelists Corbitt Wall, Brad Kooima and Jordan Levi debate it out regarding price discovery, transparency, producer leverage and possible solutions in the fed cattle market.

 Panelists:

  • Corbitt Wall, DV Auction Livestock Market Analyst
  • Brad Kooima, ICA Feedlot Council Member from Rock Valley, IA
  • Jordan Levi, NCBA Cattle Market Working Group Member


Interested in selling beef locally in your community? This webinar will provide the do's and don't from the perspective of a family who currently markets beef locally, the expert on rules and regulations from the Iowa Department of Agriculture and how the Iowa Beef Checkoff is helping to connect local beef suppliers with their Iowa Local Beef Directory. 

Panelists:

  • Jason & Kaitlyn Boyer, Cattle Producer from Weldon, IA 
  • Janis Hochstetler, HACCP & Labeling Coordinator, Iowa Dept. of Ag.
  • Dr. Terry Houser, ISU Extension Meat Specialist
  • Iowa Beef Industry Council - funded by the Iowa State Beef Checkoff Program

Thank you sponsors: 

AgriVision Equipment Group 

Farm Credit Services of America- Sheldon & Red Oak 

First National Bank Massena 

Frontier Bank 

Iowa State Savings Bank 

Midwest PMS LLC 

Peoples Bank - Lester 

Security Savings Bank

Our Mission:

Grow Iowa's beef business through advocacy, leadership and education.

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Upcoming Events

Annual Photo Contest 

Submissions accepted July 9-31

Policy Committee Day 

July 21 | 3:00 PM - Quality Inn & Suites Conference Center Ames

BeefMasters Open

August 3 | Shellsburg 

Governor's Charity Steer Show

August 15 | 3:00 PM - Hansen Ag Learning Center - Ames, IA

Farm Tours

August 25 |SFI, Inc. - Nemaha
August 26 | Alan & Sara Mohr's - Marengo
August 27 | Steve & Marty Schwers - New Vienna


Check your email or text messages for the ICA Member Teleconference schedule.