The No. 1 question is: Can a department of the State of Iowa grant the State of Iowa’s power of eminent domain to a private, for-profit company to use that power of eminent domain against farmers and landowners and other…
Dry conditions are taking a toll on corn and soybeans in many portions of Iowa, with the U.S. Drought Monitor for July 25 showing a diagonal band of drought conditions from northwest Iowa to southeast Iowa.
DERBY, Iowa — Conservation is just part of the deal for Mike and Nick Hunter.
Pasture conditions continue to deteriorate as many parts of the region deal with moderate drought.
AINSWORTH, Iowa — Easier to fly and more affordable, drones are moving from fun gadget to useful tool on many farms.
Fresh from a reception with Chinese officials, Gov. Kim Reynolds and other members of an Iowa agricultural delegation visiting China told reporters on a conference call July 26 that the trip has been a success.
SNOWBIRD, Utah — Find a virtually impossible challenge, solve it and thrive.
U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue described his recent conversations with his counterpart, José Calzada Rovirosa, Mexico Secretary of Agriculture, on a media call July 28 from Yucatan, Mexico. Perdue said he and Calzada had established trust, respect and a level…
Atop a 35 foot scaffolding tower, Brody Dunn, a University of Illinois student, spends his evenings collecting western corn rootworm beetles as they disperse from the Urbana, Ill., fields where they developed as larvae. Joseph Spencer, University of Illinois principal…
DES MOINES — Agricultural education is a highlight at the Iowa State Fair. From baby animals to food production and more, visitors will find plenty of activities to learn more about Iowa's important agriculture industry, according to a fair news…
The first half of 2017 turned into a roller coaster ride for the fed cattle market.
The corn market is in the process of sorting out what final yields could like look like after weeks of hot, dry conditions in the western Corn Belt.
Stored grain needs to be cool and dry during summer storage, according to a North Dakota State University Extension Service grain-drying expert.
Editor’s note: The following was written by Wendong Zhang, Iowa State University Extension economist, for the university’s Ag Decision Maker newsletter.
DIKE, Iowa — In order to grow the next top-performing soybean seed, farmers and seed companies must work together with an eye for detail to be successful.
LAMONI, Iowa — Pasture ground is valuable resource. Farmers sometimes get a rude reminder of that fact.