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Iowa Beef Center
313 Kildee Hall
Iowa State University
Ames, IA 50011-3150
Phone: 515-294-BEEF (2333)
Fax: 515-294-3795

last updated: July 13, 2015


Heat stress related resources

Increasing heat and humidity requires awareness of your livestock and possible adjustments to your grazing practices, feed supplies and management practices.

Check out this list of resources from Iowa State University and other appropriate sources.

Iowa State University People
Iowa State University Extension beef program specialists
Iowa State University Extension field agronomists
Iowa State University Extension farm management program specialists

Heat stress
Plan Ahead to Avoid Heat Stress in Cattle (IBC news release)
Cattle Comfort – Reducing Heat and Cold Stress (ISU)
Heat Stress in Beef Cattle
Heat Stress In Feedlot Cattle: Producer Survey Results (ISU)
Heat Stress Management
Managing Feedlot Heat Stress (UNL and U.S. Meat Animal Research Center)

Other topics
Blue-green Algae (ISU)

Weather maps and reports
USDA-ARS detailed heat stress forecasts for the north central United States



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ISU Beginning and Young Livestock Producer Network

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Water Quality Initiatives for Small Iowa Beef and Dairy Feedlot Operations (IMMAG)

Cattle Industry Resources

Applied Beef Reproductive Strategies in Beef Cattle

eXtension Beef Cattle Community

National Beef Cattle Evaluation Consortium

National Program for the Genetic Improvement of Feed Efficiency of Beef Cattle

University of Nebraska--Lincoln Beef Extension Program