Upcoming Events

First Shot with Performance Livestock Analytics

Date & Time Thursday, November 3 7:30am
Location ISU Economic Development Core Facitliy, 1805 Collaboration Place, Ames, Iowa 50010
Contact Diana Wright, dkw@iastate.edu

Join us on November 3rd at 7:30 AM for First Shot featuring Performance Livestock Analytics 

First Shot will give a local company or entrepreneur a chance to pitch their company to the Ames Community.  The community will then get the chance to ask questions, give tips and really dive into what each business is all about.

Join us on the First and Third Thursday’s at First Shot!  

When: Doors Open at 7:30 AM for free coffee and conversation;
Presentation begins at 8 AM.

About Performance Livestock Analytics

Performance Livestock Analytics aims to create the premier farm management information system for the livestock industry to help producers to become more sustainable and profitable through the power of big data and software analytics. Consolidation continues in the livestock industry resulting in independent farmers continuing to leave the rural landscape. PLA provides the technology innovation to help livestock farmers improve profits and to remain competitive and viable.

Dustin Balsley now COO and Co-Founder of Performance Livestock Analytics, has most recently been a Business Development Specialist at Iteris where he managed communications and marketing strategies for the ClearAg product line. Prior to Iteris, Dustin worked The Climate Corporation as a sales manager where he was awarded a DNA award in Innovation.  Dustin has received a B.A. from Luther College, at Decorah, Iowa.  Dustin was raised on a cow/calf and beef feedlot operation near Osage, Iowa