Liz Brown born in Waterloo, raised in Sumner, grew up in Nashua and lives in Oelwein - Always on the move, but keeping her heart and feet planted in Iowa. Liz is the proud mother of 2 boys and a girl.....and blessed with a grandson too. When not at work Liz enjoys seeking new adventures, finding new places to eat or shop, cooking & baking, wine tastings and spending time with family & friends. Many have told Liz that she has a smile and laugh all her own.
Farm Bill Vote Expected Today
Hardline conservative House members says the SNAP changes aren’t strict enough and the bill is too generous to farmers, especially the larger farmers.
Controlled Environment Ag Is Growing
Controlled environment agriculture, a technology-based approach toward food production to use optimal growing conditions, often indoors
Insurance Company Reveals Cause of Most Ag Claims
A statement from Nationwide Insurance says that accidents, workers compensation and misapplication of chemicals or drift issues, have accounted for more than 50,000 claims
Weekly Iowa Weather Update, Week ending May 13, 2018
Iowa saw a strong gradient from north to south in both temperature and precipitation during the week.
Weekly Iowa Crop Report, May 13, 2018
Iowa growers have planted 65 percent of the expected corn crop and 33 percent of the expected soybean crop in the ground.
Senators Want Answers on RFS Waiver to CVR
A group of senators is seeking more information regarding an economic hardship waiver under the Renewable Fuel Standard sent to CVR Energy
U.S. Farmland Shrinking
An American Farmland Trust spokesperson says action is needed now “because the lost farmland is irretrievable.”
Fake Veterinarian Takes Part in Missouri Cattle Fraud Scheme
A man posing as a veterinarian admits to taking part in a $4.7 million investment fraud
Farm Loan Rates Edging Higher
Following a period of historically-low rates, interest rates increased most significantly on loans used to finance operating expenses.
Weekly Iowa Weather Summary, April 29, 2018
A dry week with only slightly below-normal temperatures allowed many to get into the fields.