Donald Trump and Joe Biden scrambled to secure Farm Belt victories with sweeping promises to protect corn-based ethanol’s place in the U.S. fuel mix.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa farmers are growing more organic corn, soybeans, hay and oats, driving a 30% spike in the state’s organic acres over the past three years, a new U.S. Department of Agriculture report shows.
The national results may be mixed, but in Iowa, election night was a good one for Republicans.
Editor’s note: The following was written by Ryan Samuel, Xufei Yang, Casey Zangaro and Joe Darrington with South Dakota State University for the university’s website.
Editor’s note: The following was written by Emmanuel Byamukama, Paul Johnson and Connie Strunk with South Dakota State University.
The 2020 derecho left large amounts of downed corn as it swept across Iowa. Farmers faced the challenge of determining the best way to deal with this corn, which in some cases is being left in the field.
AMES, Iowa — The annual Pro Ag Outlook and Management meetings will be held virtually this year due to COVID-19 concerns. With a virtual format, participants will be able to hear from five Iowa State University Extension economists — one…
Editor’s note: The following was written by Emerson Nafziger, University of Illinois Extension crop production specialist, for the university’s Bulletin website.
ATLANTIC, Iowa — Randall Baier was fresh out of high school in 1944, and he had one thing on his mind — enlisting in the service and fighting in World War II.
MASCOUTAH, Ill. — When America’s first rocket rose from the launch pad, Norbert Zinck felt some well-placed pride.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — For Tony Stafford, the importance of agriculture and being a part of something bigger than himself were things he learned at a young age.
As an organization, Operation Farm Dog is just a puppy, but it is growing strong.
Excessively dry soil conditions this season make field preparation and tillage this fall challenging, even though a dry soil condition is preferred for conducting tillage operations.
There are still some things we don’t know about the 2020 election.
The president of the Farmer Veteran Coalition of Illinois wants members to know that even though the new organization is starting its first year in a pandemic, it is active.
In just a little more than a decade, the Farmer Veteran Coalition (FVC) has grown from the seed of an idea into a national organization.
In the hilly landscape of northeast Iowa, protecting the soil is a priority for Ryan Oberbroeckling.
Iowa State University Extension livestock marketing economist Lee Schulz provided an update on hog markets during the National Pork Board’s October webinar on Oct. 27.
Finding ways to reduce waste and get the most out of every part of a product is not a new concept, especially to farmers.