The 2006 Midwest Plan Service (MWPS) catalog contains more than 175 low-cost and free agricultural publications, and a list of more than 100 free building plans on the MWPS Web site.

The catalog is available free at www.mwpshq.org or by calling (800) 562-3618 or (515) 294-4337.

Farm topics include raising and housing livestock; manure management; soil, air and water management; agricultural ventilation; storage of grain, forage and silage; and farm business management to name a few.

MWPS is located at Iowa State University and represents a publishing consortium of 11 agricultural universities and the U.S. Department of Agriculture.