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Agricultural exports set a milestone in fiscal year 2014, valued at a record $152.5 billion dollars.
But all exports are up 3 percent year-over-year, according to the latest report from Census.gov.
For rural America, the increase in Read More »
Just because the growing season is still a few months away, doesn’t mean Iowa farmers are sitting around until planting time. In fact, some of the work taking place on Iowa farms right now has been nine months in the making.
Every yea Read More »
It’s a focus on local local local. “We have 80 farmers out there that are milking the cows,” said Bill Evans, owner and founder of Kalona Organics and Kalona Supernatural. The company is seeing a super surge in its business, a Read More »
COUNCIL BLUFFS (AP) — Agriculture officials say an increase in corn and soybean profit is bringing young Iowans and Nebraskans back to the farm.
Charles Wiiest, market president of the Nebraska-based Arbor Bank, says young people are Read More »
Allegiant Air is planning to add flights between Cedar Rapids and destinations in Arizona, Florida, and Nevada to meet projected travel demand in coming months.
“To account for spring break travel, there will be an increase in flight Read More »
MANNING (AP) — Veterinarians are working hard to monitor a virus that killed millions of baby pigs in the United States last year.
The Sioux City Journal reports doing so means more paperwork for veterinarians and more testing, accord Read More »
On Jan. 12, the Iowa field office of USDA’s national agricultural statistics service released a statewide snapshot of 2014 production in Iowa.
Director Greg Thessen says 2014 got off to a good start, with no shortage of optimism on p Read More »
The Agricultural Act of 2014 created the regional conservation partnership program, or RCPP, and on Jan. 14. It paid dividends to efforts at improving Iowa’s water quality.
Under the program, USDA’s natural resources conservati Read More »
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Local and Nebraska officials are trying to counter Iowa efforts to lure Woodmen of the World and its 400 headquarters jobs away from Omaha.
The Omaha World-Herald reports that Iowa’s courtship of Woodmen of t Read More »
IOWA CITY — With considerable renovations underway at its downtown location, Whitey’s Ice Cream shop will not reopen at 112 E. Washington St.
Scott Larson, retail general manager for Whitey’s Ice Cream, said Wednesday th Read More »