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Regarding news reports about a judge striking down a Utah law banning farm filming:
AMES, Iowa — When it comes to agriculture, trade is a big deal, and the speakers at a recent economic summit held by the Iowa Farm Bureau Federation emphasized that.
AMES, Iowa — Farmers, agronomists, crop consultants and specialists now have a place to collectively document and track corn and soybean diseases this growing season.
I’m sure you’ve heard the term: I - o - T.
A state budget problem almost always leads to money problems for programs that serve those at the bottom of the economic ladder. And that means 2017 could be a tougher year for those in poverty.
The number of people living in poverty rose higher, on average, in rural areas of the United States than urban areas in the past decade of economic instability.
It’s not anything like the 1980s, but managers of the state’s crisis hotline and mediation services are experiencing an uptick in usage as farm prices remain low in 2017.
Bad times often bring out the good in people.
In the face of a seemingly unsolvable problem like poverty, it’s easy to forget there are people working every day to make life just a little better for those on the edge of disaster.
GLENWOOD, Iowa — Deb Dabney’s voice cracks as she talks about the Mills County Storehouse.
Biofuels advocates made their voices heard Aug. 1 as they testified at an annual EPA public hearing in Washington, D.C.
Hay baling continued with cooler temperatures throughout the state, according to the Aug. 7 USDA Crop Progress report. The average temperature was 70.5 degrees, 3.3 degrees below normal. Precipitation averaged 0.46 inches, 0.42 inches below normal.
The state of Missouri experienced above normal rainfall last week while temperatures averaged 71.1 degrees, 4.9 degrees below normal, according to the Aug. 7 USDA Crop Progress report. Precipitation averaged 1.81 inches statewide, 1.07 inches above normal. There were 5.4…
ST. LOUIS — Big Data in agriculture isn’t really new. The technology used to collect it may be, but common sense still rules its use.
Whether it was a place to spend the night, good food and even better drinks along the road, or learning opportunities and festivals in every town, RAGBRAI riders got their money’s worth as they biked through Iowa during the last…
Cattle and beef prices are likely to show some seasonal weakness as summer progresses.
The much-anticipated USDA August crop estimates might have short-lived market impact.
WEST DES MOINES — Gov. Kim Reynolds and other top Republicans in the state met with the head of the federal Environmental Protection Agency Tuesday and gave their full support for efforts by the Trump administration to change the controversial…
CHENOA, Ill. — Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue told those attending a tour of the Evergreen FS plant in central Illinois that he wished the public could see the plant and hear first-hand about the environmental and safety standards.