by Sherry Hoyer
Did you grow up working with cattle? Do you want a position that combines your experience with your education? According to the Iowa Beef Industry Council website, Iowa ranks 7th in the nation for all cattle and calves. There are over 8, 849 jobs in Iowa alone relating to the cattle industry. Below are just some of the positions available in the field of beef.
The Beef Teaching Farm strives for excellence in cattle production and hands-on teaching. The herd has both spring and fall calving programs. Purebred calves are born in the spring - primarily March and April. Angus and Simmental breeds comprise the purebred herds. Read more about Beef Teaching Farm