Agribusiness Report May 14

By Rachel Begle, KCRG-TV9

DES MOINES, Iowa - On the May 14 edition of the Agribusiness Report: Iowa farmers took advantage of the beautiful weather last week to plant both corn and soybeans. And despite the slow start to the season, Iowa is currently third in planting progress among the top five corn producing states.

The 2014 World Pork Expo is a showcase of the pork industry that will be held in Des Moines next month. This year, organizers are focusing on educating farmers and are especially emphasizing knowledge of the porcine epidemic diarrhea virus.

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