AMES, Iowa — It’s no secret that the role of the Extension service is changing across the nation. At Iowa State University, the change is too obvious to miss.
More meat and other food items are being sold at the grocery store than through restaurants and food service.
Corn and soybean prices remain solid, but there is more and more downward pressure on the market thanks to large supplies.
NEW LONDON, Iowa — The Henry County Fair is still weeks away, but it’s getting to be crunch time for the southeast Iowa families that bring the energy, excitement and fun to the county fair every summer.
Editor’s note: The following was written by Robert Wright, University of Nebraska Extension entomologist, for the university’s Cropwatch website.
Air flow is always important when it comes to keeping livestock cool, but summer presents even more of a challenge for producers.
The Albertson family has been farming in Mahaska County, Iowa, for a long time. At least 150 years by one estimate.
The Iowa Farm Bureau, the Iowa Soybean Association and the Iowa Corn Growers all have a policy against giving power of eminent domain to private for-profit companies, against private property owners.
We write to express our opposition to the USDA Fiscal Year 2018 budget for Rural Development. This budget, if enacted, along with the ill-advised recommendation to eliminate the position of Under Secretary for Rural Development, will substantially diminish resources dedicated…
As my colleague Chairman [Robert] Aderholt [R-Ala.] noted, there should be no shame in using taxpayer dollars to buy American food from American farmers to send overseas to those who literally have nothing else to eat — especially when the…
Ask people in the research business if they have a wish list, and many will answer in the affirmative.
Ethanol is commonly used as a gasoline substitute, but an engineering startup sees the potential to use the corn-based fuel as a cleaner, renewable substitute for diesel fuel as well.
KAMRAR, Iowa — Adriana Hernandez has come a long way in her career, in miles and responsibilities.
When will the next great herbicide arrive on the scene? No one knows, but one thing is certain: It won’t be tomorrow.
DES MOINES — Most believe it is only a matter of time before a foreign animal disease outbreak occurs in the U.S.
DES MOINES — It looks like a profitable year for pork producers.
The term “actively engaged” is an important one for Sen. Charles Grassley when he talks about farm payments.
URBANA, Ill. — When Patrick Tranel was hired as the first molecular weed scientist at the University of Illinois 20 years ago, he couldn’t have imagined how relevant his work would be to herbicide resistant weeds these days.