ICA Fact Sheets


Livestock Indemnity and Livestock Forage Disaster Programs - April 2014
With the passage of the 2014 Farm Bill, federal financial support to livestock producers that suffered losses due to adverse weather conditions was restored. This fact sheet details the Livestock Indemnity Program and the Livestock Disaster Programs.

FDA Antibiotic Guidance - January 2014
The new guidance, applied only to products approved for use in feed and water, provides two recommended principles to limit medically important antimicrobial drug use in animals.

Understanding the Iowa Fence Law  - June 2013
Issues often arise between land owners regarding partition fence and the responsibilities to erect, maintain and repair fence. This fact sheet helps understand your responsibilities.

Parameters for Implements of Husbandry - April 2013
There are some basic rules about defining and using farm equipment. This fact sheet lays out some of the basics.

Animal Disease Traceability Ruling for Livestock Moving Interstate - April 2013
New rules that establish official nationwide identification and documentation took effect March 11, 2013. This fact sheet outlines what you must do for interstate shipment of cattle

MAP21 - Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century - April 2013
Certain commercial motor vehicles operating as "covered farm vehicles" are exempt form certain Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations. This fact sheet explains what the state laws require.

Oil Spill Prevention, Control and Countermeasure (SPCC) Program - March 2013
This fact sheet will tell you whether you can prepare your own spill prevention plan, and what must be included in the plan.

Any questions about these Fact Sheets should be directed to Justine Stevenson, ICA Director of Government Relations and Public Policy.