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IOWA CITY — An Eastern Iowa organization plans to file a complaint against a large packaging supply company with a factory in Iowa City. Activists say they are taking action against RockTenn after hearing numerous stories of alleged wage theft and Read More »
LAST WEEK WAS ELECTION TIME.. SO THIS WEEK AGRIBUSINESS REPORTER BRANDON BLUE SAT DOWN WITH THE RE-ELECTED IOWA SECRETARY OF AGRICULTURE TO TALK ABOUT THE PLAN FOR IOWA’S AGRICULTURE..
Brandon: “Hello, and welcome to a special edition of the Read More »
FOR THE PAST YEAR WE’VE FOLLOWED BAXTER FARMER BROCK HANSEN AROUND.. AND IF YOU MISSED THE SEASON.. WE HAVE A YEAR IN REVIEW.. FROM PLANTING.. TO HARVEST.. ON THIS AGRIBUSINESS REPORT SPECIAL..
”We just finished the corn last night, so we’re Read More »
CLEANING UP SURFACE WATERS ACROSS THE STATE OF IOWA WILL TAKE YEARS, BUT THAT’S THE GOAL OF THE IOWA NUTRIENT REDUCTION STRATEGY AND RECENT WATER QUALITY EFFORTS FROM THE IOWA DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE AND LAND STEWARDSHIP.
FARMERS HAVE MOR Read More »
CEDAR RAPIDS — An Iowa State University economist said he is “very skeptical” of an industry study released on Wednesday touting more than $1 billion in economic benefits and thousands of jobs for Iowa from a crude oil pipeline proposed to slice t Read More »
LAST WEEK IN CORN WAS THE MOST HARVESTED WEEK OF NOVEMBER SINCE 19-93.. ACCORDING TO MONDAY’S CROP PROGRESS REPORT.
THE HARVEST ADVANCED 21 PERCENTAGE POINTS FROM THE PREVIOUS WEEK.. NOW AT 82 PERCENT HARVESTED.. ABOUT 2 DAYS BEHIND LAST YE Read More »
By Emily Flitter, Reuters
NEW YORK — Atlas Energy LP has a deal for investors eager to get in on the U.S. energy boom: Contribute at least $25,000 in a partnership that will drill for oil and gas in Texas, Ohio, Oklahoma and Pennsylvania and Read More »
YIELD GAINS ON IOWA SOYBEANS CONTRIBUTED TO HIGHER NATIONAL YIELDS IN TODAY’S MONTHLY SUPPLY AND DEMAND REPORT FROM U-S-D-A.
THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE IS NOW FORECASTING U-S BEAN YIELDS AT A SLIGHTLY HIGHER 47 AND A HALF BUSHELS PER ACR Read More »
Manufacturing is going full tilt at Modine. The company’s Eastern Iowa factory is the largest manufacturing employer in Washington County, and is looking to grow.
“We make oil coolers and charge air coolers here,“ said Kevin Conlin, plant m Read More »
CEDAR RAPIDS — After two years in the NewBo City Market, That One Cupcake Place opened its first stand-alone store in Hiawatha Monday.
The expansion to the 700 block of Center Point Road NE will be in addition to its booth inside the popular Read More »