The annual Governor's Charity Steer Show was held Saturday on the campus of Iowa State University. This year's fundraising total was over $254,000 for the Ronald McDonald's House Charities of Iowa.
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.
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.
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.
National Beef, the fourth largest beef packer in the U.S., has announced that the company's purchase of Iowa Premium has been finalized.
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.
South-central Iowa authorities are investigating after dozens of head of cattle were found starved to death on property near Osceola.
Authorities say a south-central Iowa man was charged with livestock neglect after failing to euthanize a cow whose partially delivered calf was frozen.