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.
CINCINNATI, Ohio — President Donald Trump talked about the need to improve the nation’s inland waterways for shipping grain, coal and steel in a speech about his $1 trillion infrastructure initiative, according to a White House news release.
AMES, Iowa — Data is key when it comes to research. And the world is getting to be very good at collecting and analyzing data.
Demand continues to be strong for U.S. beef and pork. Export data in April was stronger than expected, says economist Len Steiner with Steiner Consulting Group.
Weather-related volatility in grain markets looks to continue as the June 30 USDA Acreage report nears and Brazil’s big corn harvest picks up speed.
MALVERN, Iowa — Zack Jones relaxes in an old chair, surrounded by scaffolding, paintings, tools and a colorful ceiling, all part of Project Art Church in this Southwest Iowa community.
Editor’s note: The following was written by Daniel Kaiser, Extension soil fertility specialist, and Fabian Fernandez, Extension nutrient management specialist, for the University of Minnesota Crop News website.