Top Tools For Animal Ag
Training and Tools for Pork, Beef & Dairy, and Poultry Farmers
Training provides valuable resource materials and preparation for the Certified Livestock Certificate, which is required by the Livestock Management Facility Act.
Need more tools to help make the descision about adding livestock? Below are links that can help you in deciding if adding livestock is what is best for you and your farm.
University of Illinois: Farmdoc FAST Tools
University of Illinois Extension: Manure Management Tools
Iowa State University: Ag Decision Maker Tools
Economic Impact of Animal Agriculture
State-specific statistics on the impact animal ag has locally, including output, earnings, employment, income tax and property assessment.
Shows how animal agriculture impacts local economies by county in Illinois.
Raising livestock and processing meat and dairy products creates a $30.4 billion impact on the Illinois economy. Learn how this industry serves as an economic engine -- and about room for growth.
Shows how important animal agriculture is to Illinois soybean growers – and to the state’s economy. Livestock producers are soybean growers’ No. 1 customer. Unfortunately, Illinois livestock producers are facing increasing regulations, foreign competition, and a growing not-in-my-backyard mentality here at home.
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