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DES MOINES — Iowa is widely known for its corn and hogs. Less well known is that livestock and farm commodities, most often at remote rural locations, often are an easy target for thieves.
In Iowa, there were more convictions for live Read More »
DUBUQUE (AP) — Iowa racing officials are reviewing a recommended plan to distribute $72 million settlement related to the end of greyhound racing in Council Bluffs.
The Dubuque Telegraph Herald reports the Iowa Racing and Gaming Commi Read More »
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — An insurance cooperative created to provide health care in Iowa and Nebraska will be formally liquidated this weekend.
Iowa Insurance Commissioner Nick Gerhart said Thursday that a Polk County judge has agreed Read More »
The window of opportunity is rapidly closing, for producers to update their farms in the databases of USDA`s farm service agency. The deadline is Saturday afternoon, thanks to the 2014 farm bill, farmers have a rare opportunity to update their yie Read More »
WATERLOO - Deere & Company is expected to set a record this year — but not the kind it wants.
Leaders at the Moline, Ill.-based company expect sales to drop around $6 billion. That includes large machinery sales, which could drop as m Read More »
Net farm income is an indicator of the U.S. farm sector`s well-being, and in 2015, usda projects it will tumble 33 percent from last year.
Lower crop prices are the main culprit, and if realized, this year`s farm income will be the lowest s Read More »
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture plans to grant nearly $1.5 million in disaster funding to Iowa to aid with flood recovery projects.
The USDA on Thursday announced that it will give $1,495,000 million to Iowa Read More »
DUBUQUE — One of only two providers on Iowa’s health insurance exchange will be liquidated Saturday. The move is the last in a series of steps that have come since Iowa’s insurance commissioner Read More »
Drone regulations from aviation authorities last week were good news for agriculture, but they`re far from final.
Unmanned aerial vehicles, sometimes calls UAVs or drones, have potential to redefine precision agriculture.
They see in Read More »
CEDAR RAPIDS — Alliant Energy said Tuesday it’s seen an uptick in attempted scams of its customers over the last month. An Alliant spokesperson said one version of this scam is a bit more advanced than ones they’ve seen in the Read More »