SIOUX CITY, Iowa — One hundred minutes of discussion. Sixty people gathered at the Woodbury County Board of Supervisors meeting. Seventeen of those 60 people who felt strongly enough to speak out on whether the county should pass a resolution…
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The demand for mental health services continues to rise in Iowa, as in other states, but while officials debate the need for service they also face a question about to fund it.
Here we are in early September already, and harvest 2017 is just around the corner. We all know what that means: One of the most dangerous jobs in America, farming, is entering one of its most dangerous time periods.
AINSWORTH, Iowa — In the cover crop capital of Iowa, Washington County farmer Michael Vittetoe is confident the rye he drills this fall will establish itself well despite the dry conditions in many parts of southeast Iowa this summer.
BLOOMFIELD, Iowa — Keith Sullivan jokes that, despite a horrific farm accident he was lucky enough to survive, he can still play the piano as well as ever.
A dry summer could have many producers making changes to their late summer grazing program, including stockpiling forage for after harvest and into winter.
DES MOINES — Several Iowa farm organizations came together last week with the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) to promote soil conservation and celebrate the efforts being made by farmers to protect the environment.
DIAGONAL, Iowa — Jim Werner surveys a group of cow/calf pairs as two of his grandchildren and a family friend join him on their horses.
Hog prices have moved downward over the past couple of weeks as large numbers of pigs head to market.
Market analysts saw a potential repeat of last year’s seasonal low coming at the end of August, as corn futures rallied Aug. 31 after forced sales from delayed pricing contracts helped to set new contract lows Aug. 30.
OELWEIN, Iowa — Those attending WinField United's Answer Plot field day near Oelwein July 18 were reminded that northeast Iowa is the state's garden spot this year. They also learned about tools to help make fungicide decisions and fine-tune nitrogen…
MELBOURNE, Iowa — There aren’t a lot of crops on this 80-acre tract of land, but that doesn’t mean things aren’t growing here.
OKAWVILLE, Ill. — Though acreage has been stagnant, wheat growers in Illinois are steadily increasing yields.
OKAWVILLE, Ill. — The bad news is China has a surplus of wheat. The good news is, that isn’t really bad news.
We, the undersigned organizations, write in support of Dr. Sam Clovis to be the USDA Under Secretary for Research, Education and Economics. We encourage swift action by the Senate Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry Committee to confirm his nomination.