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IOWA ó PORCINE EPIDEMIC DIARRHEA VIRUS KILLS ALMOST EVERY PIGLET UNDER TWO WEEKS OF AGE THAT IT INFECTS; ITíS CUT BACK THE SWINE HERD ENOUGH THAT PORK PRICES IN THE SECOND QUARTER OF THIS YEAR WERE ELEVEN PERCENT HIGHER THAN IN 2013. BUT NOW, THE ...Read More
IOWA ó GOOD MORNING, THIS IS THE AGRIBUSINESS REPORT, IíM DAVID GEIGER.
GRAIN CAN BE DANGEROUS IN BINS, ALL IT TAKES IS 22 SECONDS WITH A TEN INCH AUGER AND A PERSON CAN BE COMPLETELY SUBMERGED.
LAST WEEK A MAN SOUTH OF NEWTON WAS TRAP ...Read More
DES MOINES, Iowa - Iowaís smallest ethanol plant opened its doors to business Tuesday. Itís a bolt-on cellulosic processing plant in Galva. This means rather than utilizing starch like in traditonal corn ethanol, the cellulosic process makes use o ...Read More
DES MOINES, Iowa - Early this week, the commodity markets were worried about frost this Saturday as far south as the central midwest. If the frost lasts three hours or more, it might damage yields, but currently the trade is more distracted by Mon ...Read More
DES MOINES, Iowa - The emerald ash borer has bored its way through Iowa. Itís already in 12 counties. State entomologist Robin Pruisner says just because the beetle hasnít been found yet doesnít mean itís not in a certain county. She says itís com ...Read More
DES MOINES, Iowa - Polk County Firefighters ran through a grain bin rescue drill Saturday. To save someone trapped in grain, firefighters use several plates that form a tube which is pushed down into the grain to relieve pressure on the individual ...Read More
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa - This year USDA, and the commodity markets, anticipate a monster crop for both corn and soybeans. Once this yearís harvest is out of the field, will there be delays in getting it to export terminals?
If it goes by rail, M ...Read More
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa ó Farmers and landowners are becoming worried about just how much their farms are worth with commodity prices going down.
But the downturn in crop prices doesnít necessarily mean a big drop in land prices.
Before 20 ...Read More
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) ó The opening of one of the nationís first commercial size cellulosic ethanol plants is drawing royalty along with top federal and state officials to Emmetsburg.
Project Liberty is a $250 million plant that will make 25 ...Read More
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