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“Livestock dealer, livestock market operator, or stockyard operator” means any person engaged in the business of buying for resale, or selling, or exchanging swine as a principal or agent, or one who claims to be so engaged, but does not include the ...
Iowa state university of science and technology shall prepare and submit reports as follows: The university shall submit an interim report to the general assembly each year on or before January 15, through January 15, 2013. The interim report shall do...
All new weigh beams or dials on what is known as livestock scales used for determining the weight in buying or selling livestock shall be in not over five-pound graduations.
Tagged topics: animalslivestock
A person shall not engage in the business of leasing a breeding bull without having obtained a license issued by the department and registering each breeding bull with the department as provided in section 163.42. The license may be obtained upon co...
Tagged topics: bovine animals
The purpose of this section is to protect animal agricultural producers who manage their operations according to state and federal requirements from the costs of defending nuisance suits, which negatively impact upon Iowa’s competitive economic posi...
A city council, or a county board of supervisors as authorized by section 427B.2, may, by ordinance as provided in section 427B.1, establish a partial exemption from property taxation of the actual value added to owner-operated cattle facilities, ...
The department of agriculture and land stewardship may refuse to issue or renew and may suspend or revoke a license issued under this subchapter for any violation of the provisions of this subchapter or rules adopted relating to the leasing of a b...
Tagged topics: bovine animals
The general assembly finds that important public interests are advanced by preserving and encouraging the expansion of responsible animal agricultural production in this state which provides employment opportunities in and economic growth for rural Io...
A member of the farm mediation staff, including a mediator, employee, or agent of the service, or member of a board for the service, is not liable for civil damages for a statement or decision made in the process of mediation, unless the member acts i...
The attorney general or the attorney general’s designee shall serve as the farm assistance program coordinator. The coordinator has the powers and duties specified in this subchapter. The farm assistance program coordinator shall contract with a non...