Agribusiness Report: May 2

By Rachel Begle, KCRG

On the May 1 Agribusiness Report: Saturday is the first day of the Downtown Farmer’s Market in Des Moines. This year, the market plans to add an additional 50 vendors that will increase the available organic and chemical free produce options.

A bill supporting water and soil conservation passed through the Iowa House as part of a slew of bills approved early Thursday morning. The conservation bill now sits on Governor Terry Branstad’s desk, and Iowa’s Secretary of Agriculture hopes the bill is signed into law sooon.

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