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FARMERS AND LANDOWNERS ARE BECOMING WORRIED ABOUT JUST HOW MUCH THEIR FARMS ARE WORTH WITH COMMODITY PRICES GOING DOWN.
BUT THE DOWNTURN IN CROP PRICES DOESN’T NECESSARILY MEAN A BIG DROP IN LAND PRICES.
AGRIBUSINESS REPORTER BRANDON Read More »
WATERLOO — Hundreds of John Deere workers in Waterloo have some decisions to make. They have to literally decide what to do next.
Back in August, Deere announced 460 layoffs at the various plants in Waterloo. The job cuts announced then foll Read More »
IOWA IS ONE OF THE BIGGEST AGRICULTURE STATES IN THE COUNTRY.. SO IT WOULD MAKE SENSE THAT IT WOULD HAVE GOOD AGRICULTURE CAREER OPPORTUNITIES.
AT IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY.. THE COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE HAS A 97 TO 98 PERCENT PLACEMENT RATE BY SI Read More »
THE IOWA DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE IS REQUESTING PRE-APPLICANTS FOR TARGETED WATERSHED DEMONSTRATIONS FOCUSED ON WATER QUALITY.
THE DEADLINE IS NOVEMBER 17 TO SUBMIT.
IOWA SECRETARY OF AGRICULTURE NORTHEY SAYS THE NEW PROJECTS WILL BUI Read More »
CEDAR FALLS — Leaders from technology giant Google recognized Cedar Falls as the 2014 eCity of Iowa. The company started the award last year to recognize one community with a strong online business presence.
At a ceremony Wednesday at Scratc Read More »
FARMERS WANTING TO PLANT COVER CROPS LATER IN THE SEASON HAVE AN EXTENSION ON A COST SHARE PROGRAM.
IOWA SECRETARY OF AGRICULTURE BILL NORTHEY ANNOUNCED YESTERDAY THAT FARMER’S HAVE UNTIL THE FIRST OF NOVEMBER TO GET ASSISTANCE WITH COVER CR Read More »
LECLAIRE (AP) — A LeClaire distillery is expanding with work to build more warehouse space and create a patio spot for visitors.
The Quad-City Times reports Mississippi River Distilling Co. has begun a $125,000 project that will create more Read More »
AURORA, Ill. (AP) — Federal officials say they’ve restored full air traffic operations at a suburban Chicago control center that was damaged in a deliberately set fire more than two weeks ago.
The Federal Aviation Administration says service Read More »
THIS YEAR FARMERS HAD A TOUGH GROWING SEASON.. COOL.. WET WEATHER STUNTED EARLY GROWTH AND SOME PARTS OF IOWA HAD HAIL DAMAGE.
DENNY FRIEST FARMS IN HARDIN COUNTY IN CENTRAL IOWA; HE SAYS HE TOOK SOME WEATHER DAMAGE IN THE MIDDLE OF SUMMER, Read More »
RUDD (AP) — A northern Iowa man will be featured on the back of cereal boxes as part of a promotion for farmers.
The Hy-Vee cornflakes box with the picture of Rudd farmer Larry Bortz will be released next month or in December. Four other far Read More »