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Flooding on the Des Moines River is affecting this year`s crop.
On Monday afternoon, farmer Corey Goodhue was standing in a cornfield near Carlisle in central Iowa. Behind him and drowning in several inches of water were acres of corn that, Read More »
CEDAR RAPIDS — Competition among cities in the Cedar Rapids metro area for employers and jobs turned into a bit of a clash of incentive offers in 2010 as Cedar Rapids and Hiawatha battled to land new jobs that Internet firm GoDaddy was brin Read More »
Corridor companies believe the region has a high quality of life an educational opportunities, but say the lack of available skilled workers is the area’s biggest barrier to growth.
That’s according to the first-ever regional e Read More »
Five Iowa technology businesses, including three in the Corridor, have been awarded grants by the Iowa Economic Development Authority Board.
Cedar Rapids-based ProduceRun has developed a technology that allows farmers to upload their farm go Read More »
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The federal government announced plans Thursday to step up monitoring wild birds for avian influenza this fall to provide an early warning of any resurgence of a disease that devastated poultry farms in the Upper Midwest.Read More »
The nation’s farmers have planted a record soybean crop while reducing corn acreage by 2 percent from last year.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture on Tuesday said a record 85.1 million acres of soybeans are in the ground, up 2 percen Read More »
THE AMANAS — The largest number of people in eight years are expected to travel for the Fourth of July holiday this year. And those traveling by car can expect the lowest gas prices in five years.
Motor club AAA’s most recent s Read More »
RIDGEWAY — Some Winneshiek County farmers have found a unique way to re-use an abandoned elementary school building.
Many communities face the problem of what to do with old, vacant school buildings. Many are torn down. Others simply Read More »
Two major reports were released on Wednesday by the USDA, including the grain stocks and acreage reports.
Corn is up 15% from a year ago and soybeans are up 54%. Those may sound like large increases, but the markets were expecting more. Do Read More »
Business conditions in Iowa and eight other states in the upper Midwest improved in June, according to a monthly survey of
Creighton University’s Mid-America Business Conditions Index, which ranges between 0 and Read More »
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