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Iowa farmers have put about 7 percent of this year`s corn crop in the ground.
In central Iowa, that figure is closer to 17 percent, and in soggy southwest Iowa the number is just 3 percent.
Generally the window for corn planting in Iow Read More »
DES MOINES (AP) — The Iowa Department of Agriculture says a turkey farm in Sac County has become the third farm in Iowa to have confirmed cases of bird flu.
The farm’s 34,000 turkeys will be killed to contain the virus.
WASHINGTON — With decades as a manufacturing facility and hundreds of current employees still working inside Modine Manufacturing, last week’s announcement the Washington plant would shut down comes as a surprise.
“Modin Read More »
The U.S. grains council released its 2014-15 corn export cargo quality report this week.
It shows the aggregate average is better than or equal to U.S. number two standards with all grade factors measured.
The average test weight was 5 Read More »
IOWA CITY — The president of the Iowa City/Coralville Area Convention and Visitors Bureau says he would like to see Iowa City become the permanent home for the Olympic wrestling trials.
“I would love that, that would be the ult Read More »
CEDAR RAPIDS - Kirkwood Community College says the wind turbine on its main campus has generated more than $1 million worth of electricity.
The school will make the announcement Wednesday in conjunction with Earth Day.
The turbine, w Read More »
On Monday, state officials announced the second outbreak of avian influenza in Iowa, this time in a large flock of laying hens in northwest Osceola County.
The first outbreak occurred in turkeys in Buena Vista County, meaning the disease has Read More »
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Federal officials said Wednesday they’re taking steps to create a human vaccine for the bird flu virus that’s slammed the Midwest poultry industry, though they still consider the danger to be low and the foo Read More »
DUBUQUE — If you love movies, the place to be this weekend is downtown Dubuque for the Julien Dubuque International Film Festival.
The four day event will bring in some Hollywood actors, almost 100 filmmakers and as many as 8,000 fans Read More »
IOWA CITY — Egg prices in Eastern Iowa may rise after a recent bird flu outbreak across eight Midwestern states, including Iowa. State officials say it’s not clear how prices will be impacted, but have warned of a decrease in state e Read More »
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