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Yesterday the iowa Soybean Association’s 50th anniversary symposium wrapped up in Des Moines, and the focus of the closing panel centered on what the first 50 years of the 21st century might bring.
The United Nations expects global populat Read More »
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A new report says Iowa should invest more in business development, education and infrastructure to boost the state’s economy.
State officials released the report from the nonprofit Battelle Memorial Institute Thursday Read More »
DES MOINES - New diplomatic ties with Cuba could mean a big economic gain for the state of Iowa.
Iowans have already been doing business on a limited basis in recent years with Cuba.
Now, the floodgates could open with looser restr Read More »
HR 57-71 or the tax extenders bill passed the senate tuesday in a 76 to 16 vote.
The bill already passed the house and is now headed to the president’s desk.
Major ag portions of the bill are in section 179. which bumps tax breaks for Read More »
DES MOINES - Iowa's major industries are highly productive and have seen competitive job growth, but the state's low population growth could hurt its future work force, according to a report released Thursday.
The report, issued by Battell Read More »
SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — The final remnants of Sioux City’s former riverboat casino will remain in the river for up to a year.
The Sioux City Journal reports two large moorings in the Missouri River are all that is left at the former site of Read More »
IOWA CITY — Money and politics are often viewed as enemies. But the Iowa Electronic Markets use the power of money to predict politics with surprising accuracy. The markets treat politicians like stocks, and lets the free market do the rest.
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By mid-December, you might think most farm work has wrapped up.
Which could be true in a more typical year with more snow cover, although forecasts this week are below freezing statewide, one central Iowa farmer was racing last Friday to sa Read More »
The 2014 growing season was very abnormal, according to Iowa State University field agronomist Mark Johnson.
He covers central Iowa and says late planting, cool soil temperatures and excess rain made this season different.
He says the Read More »
WATERLOO (AP) — The Waterloo City Council has agreed to purchase a closed Hostess bakery in hopes of ensuring the site’s future development fits in with other plans for the downtown area.
The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier reports the council Read More »
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