State Library of Iowa
All about Iowa agriculture.
- Agriculture Online
- Meredith Corporation's on-line edition of Successful Farming Magazine with links to other ag sites.
- American Egg Board
- The U.S. egg producer's link to consumers in communicating the value of the incredible egg. Our mission is to increase demand for egg and egg products on behalf of U.S. egg producers.
- National Cattleman's Beef Association
- NCBA... working to increase profit opportunities for cattle and beef producers by enhancing the business climate and building consumer demand.
- National Pork Home Page
- Statistics and facts about the pork industry, cooking guidelines and recipes.
All about Iowa education.
- State Resources Literacy and Learning Disabilities
- National Adult Literacy and Learning Disabilities list of Iowa organizations and agencies involved in these areas.
- Iowa Education Home Page
- Site of the Iowa Department of Education with links to Iowa's State Library, Area Education Agencies, community colleges, and 4-year colleges and universities. Also provides other information and links of interest to educators.
Parents' Guide to the Iowa Common Core
All about Iowa government.
- Bills and Amendments
- Check on the status of a bill in the Iowa Legislature. Full text of all bills is available.
- Code of Iowa
- State laws searchable by keyword.
- State of Iowa Home Page
- Official page for the State of Iowa with information on all branches and agencies of state government. Also includes resources for business, tourism, and education in the state.
- Welcome to the Iowa Legislature
- Learn about our state government and find links to other states.
- Iowa Judicial Branch Web Site
- Site contains a wide spectrum of information about the Iowa court system including recently published opinions, overview of court procedures, glossary of legal terms, and information about child support, child custody, and domestic abuse laws.
All about Iowa health.
- Iowa Substance Abuse Information Center (ISAIC)
- Over 2,000 links to sites with substance abuse information. The site also includes the Iowa Substance Abuse Directory of Services, a searchable database of treatment, prevention, and gambling programs in Iowa.
- Iowa Department of Public Health
- Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) is a state agency of Iowa focusing on public health focusing on protecting and improving the lives of Iowans.
- Iowa Coronavirus Information
- Official Public Service Announcement on Coronavirus from the Government. Learn about Symptoms, Prevention, Travel Advisory and common FAQs on Coronavirus.
- Medicare Help-https://www.payingforseniorcare.com/medicare/iowa Paying for Senior Care- Understanding your financial options for long term care. Medicare questions and answers. Resources available to seniors.
- National Alliance on Mental Illness Iowa
- From support groups and education to outreach and advocacy, NAMI IOWA works to provide the tools needed by friends, families and persons with mental illness of all ages
- Senior Living-https://www.seniorhousingnet.com/seniors/senior-living-us/iowa/independent-living-Guide for seniors living independently.
All about Iowa history.
- History and Constitution
- A PDF file of Historical information from the Iowa Official Register which includes listings of former governors and other officials, a history of the Underground Railroad in Iowa, name origins of Iowa's 99 counties, and the Iowa Constitution.
- Iowa Digital Heritage Project
- Iowa Heritage Digital Collections is a resource for students, educators, historians, genealogists, and anyone else interested in the people, places and institutions of Iowa. The site provides free access to digital collections from a variety of Iowa cultural institutions
- Iowa Office of the State Archaeologist
- This is a very useful reference resource on Iowa history which includes brief entries on the history of each of Iowa's 99 counties and a lengthy reading on Iowa's cultural heritage beginning with ancient times. Bibliographies are presented for each topic.
- Iowa Prairie Network Home page
- The Iowa Prairie Network is an organization dedicated to creating awareness of and preservation of our tallgrass prairie heritage. Their home page includes listings of events throughout the state to acquaint the public with the beauty of the prairie.
- Living History Farms
- Des Moines-area open-air museum. Information on admission, hours, and special events is provided.
- Native Nations of Iowa
- This site is packed with valuable information about Iowa's native peoples. It includes information on the tribes, sites, their languages cultures, and histories. Links to other sites dealing with Native Americans are presented along with much information which disputes many traditional beliefs about Native Americans.
- State Historical Society of Iowa Home Page
- Highlights the valuable collections, services, and publications of the Society's museum, library, and other divisions. Also provides a listing of historical sites in Iowa.
- Iowa Rural Schools Museum of Odebolt
- Has a documented narrative of Iowa's beginnings and how it shaped Iowa today. Iowa Early History-Glaciers to Settlement is an eight-part video series. You may stream the videos from the website, IowaRuralSchoolsMuseum.net
All about Iowa politics.
- Iowa Democratic Party
- News, Elected Officials, Platform, Calendar and other links
- Iowa Republican Party
- News, officials, events, calendar, platform
- Iowa Green Party
- News, events, officials, platform, calendar
- Iowa Libertarian Party
- News, events, calendar, platform
All about Iowa statistics.
- State Data Center: Iowa
- The official source for U.S. Census statistics about Iowa.
- Iowa Workforce Development Statistics
- Iowa Workforce Development Statistics Includes data for Iowa on employment and unemployment, wages, and labor availability.
Travel and Tourism
All about travel and tourism.
- Iowa Tourism Website
- Find things to do and visit in Iowa. Find accomodations, a calendar of events, film office, about Iowa, order publications
- Amana Colonies Online Resource
- Official Site of Iowa's leading tourist attraction, listing events, shops, restaurants, area outdoor recreation, lodging, and facts about the area's history.
- RAGBRAI Home Page
- Official site for the Register's Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa. Includes a route map and schedule of events to take place along the route.
- Iowa Road Work Report
- Reports and maps of road construction going on around the state from the Iowa Department of Transportation. A detailed map of construction in the Des Moines area and links to road condition reports for other states are also available.
- National Balloon Classic
- Official site for information on this annual Indianola event.
- Iowa State Fair
- At fair time, you'll find all the schedules and facts you need to plan your visit to the fair.