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IRETON, Iowa — Robert Ten Napel says he remembers being 5 years old and working in the farrowing house with his father.
Cold storage supplies for beef and pork continue to remain stable as the industry moves product rapidly domestically and overseas.
It’s harvest time, and that means a seasonal corn and soybean market.
DECATUR, Ill. — One company is looking to revolutionize crop protection by targeting application of products through a system that works “like an inkjet printer.”
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. — A new fertilizer applicator simulator shares a lot in common with a video game, but its purpose is serious: safety.
CHARLES CITY, Iowa — For Charles City farmers Dean and Linda Tjaden, constructing a Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program wetland is partly about heritage.
As I read about the damage in Cuba, I could not help thinking about other hurricanes and their impact on our relationship with the island nation.
In his testimony before this committee for his confirmation hearing, then Secretary-designate [Sonny] Perdue laid out his top four goals for the department and the important constituencies it serves. My job as deputy secretary, if confirmed, will be to assist…
CHICAGO, Ill. — The last farm in the City of Chicago continues to grow — in more ways than one.
AMES, Iowa — Iowa’s new heifer development program, Iowa Cowmaker Elite (ICE), is officially underway.
Soft skills and internships or part-time work experiences, along with an agricultural background, rise to the top of the list of desired qualifications for many ag employers who hire recent graduates.
Editor’s Note: The following was submitted by the Cascade FFA to commemorate its 41st anniversary.
Whether it’s a few dollars to help with books, or a full ride to a state school — if you’re planning to study agriculture in Iowa at college, it is likely there’s a scholarship waiting for you.
GARWIN, Iowa — High school juniors Carson Wobeter and Kayla Vavroch are doing something today they couldn’t have done two years ago: They’re taking an agriculture class.
In its fifth year, the USDA’s Sustainable Agriculture Research (SARE) Cover Crop Survey Report again showed positive yield benefits and higher farm acreage for cover crops in responses from 2,035 farmers.
Fall harvest is underway throughout the state. There were 6.7 days suitable for fieldwork during the week ending Sept. 24, according to the Sept. 25 USDA Crop Progress report.
Unseasonably warm and dry weather was prevalent throughout the state during the previous week, with temperatures averaging 77.4 degrees, 13.5 degrees above normal.
There were some bearish tones to last week’s USDA Cattle on Feed report.
Strong soybean demand and hurricane-related ethanol usage have supported grain markets over the past month but the September Grain Stocks report could still bring new volatility to corn and soybean markets.
The Trump administration raised the prospect Tuesday that it will reduce the amount of renewable fuels to be blended into the nation's fuel supply next year.