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Iowa Directory Connects Beef Producers With Consumers

The Iowa Local Beef Directory will connect producers with local buyers and provide resources in helping shoppers navigate the buying process and connecting potential buyers to sellers.

6 months ago
Dan Loy, left, director of the Iowa Beef Center, with Dan Thomson
Thomson In New Role As Iowa State Animal Science Chair

Dan Thomson, host of DocTalk TV, is settling in to his new role as chair of the Department of Animal Science at Iowa State University.

7 months ago
Hoover Dam, bred by Hoover Angus.
What Makes A Bull Worth $ Millions?

An Angus bull sold for a record $1.51 million earlier this year. His new owners might be giddy if his ROI matches that of recently deceased Hoover Dam, a bull that has sold 233,000 units of semen.

1 year ago
National Beef, the fourth largest beef packer in the U.S., has announced that the company's purchase of Iowa Premium has been finalized.
Purchase of Iowa Premium by National Beef Completed

National Beef, the fourth largest beef packer in the U.S., has announced that the company's purchase of Iowa Premium has been finalized.

1 year ago
4th Largest U.S. Beef Packer, National Beef, Acquires Iowa Premium

The move by National Beef – the fourth largest beef packer in the U.S. – to purchase Iowa Premium adds additional 1,100 head per day of packing capacity to the company.

1 year ago
4th Largest U.S. Beef Packer, National Beef, Acquires Iowa Premium

The move by National Beef – the fourth largest beef packer in the U.S. – to purchase Iowa Premium adds additional 1,100 head per day of packing capacity to the company.

1 year ago
Stock image of a police car.
Iowa Man Accused of Letting Cattle Die of Starvation

South-central Iowa authorities are investigating after dozens of head of cattle were found starved to death on property near Osceola.

1 year ago
Partially Delivered Calf Found Frozen on Iowa Farm; Owner Charged

Authorities say a south-central Iowa man was charged with livestock neglect after failing to euthanize a cow whose partially delivered calf was frozen.

1 year ago