News & Announcements


2021 Annual Convention - Live Event Cancelled

The IAA Board has decided to cancel plans for an in person event in January due to COVID19 concerns.

Discussions are underway for other options. Please stay tuned for future announcements regarding virtual meetings.

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Guidance for Livestock Auction Markets During COVID-19

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March 23, 2020 - COVID-19 is currently circulating in Iowa communities. All Iowa businesses have a responsibility to take measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19. It is critical that livestock auction markets institute immediate changes to prevent the spread of COVID-19 among their staff, sellers, and buyers.
The Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship (IDALS) and the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) strongly recommend that all livestock markets adhere to the following guidance. Critically evaluate each auction to determine whether it needs to be held. If an auction can be postponed, please do so.

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