Iowa Senate Majority Leader Bill Dix Resigns [Video]
Bill Dix has resigned his position as an Iowa State Senator and the chamber's Majority Leader.
USDA Trims Red Meat Production Numbers
USDA slightly reduced its projections for red meat and poultry production in 2018.
White House Meets with RFS Stakeholders
White House meeting on the future of the Renewable Fuels Standard
Corn Growers Pass Resolution on RINs
National Corn Growers passed a resolution this week asking the President to “keep the current RIN system without change."
Funeral Announcements, Friday, March 2, 2018
Obits for North East Iowa, Friday, March 1, 2018
USDA Talks to Grocers About the “Harvest Box”
Perdue says they’re talking with grocers about their role in a proposal to replace some food stamp allocations
Trump to Meet with Cabinet, Senators of Biofuels
The Renewable Fuels Standard is coming under increasing attack after a bankrupt Pennsylvania refinery blamed its troubles on the regulation.
Perdue Advocates for Crop Insurance Program
One of the largest cuts in the Trump Budget Proposal is to crop insurance.
Perdue Promotes “Harvest Box”
Ag Secretary Sonny Perdue wants people who don’t like the idea of “America’s Harvest Box” to know that they are very serious about the idea.
Mexico Buying More Brazilian Corn as NAFTA Negotiations Continue
Mexico purchased ten times more corn from Brazil last year than it had previously.
Joint Ventures in Dairy Increasing
As the dairy industry evolves, companies across the U.S. are looking to capitalize on increasing milk production through international joint ventures.
Failed Refiner Had Bigger Problems than Ethanol
Filings show a rail facility built to accept crude oil for the facility often sat idle, even though the refiner was making quarterly payments to use the rail-yard
Efforts to Move Northey Block Continue
Iowa Republican Party warned Cruz that continuing the hold of Northey would risk him losing political support from Iowa.
History Channel Following Farmers for a Documentary Series
Most documentaries are told from a certain point of view, and those points of view rarely seem to be the farmers
Area Theatre Goes Dark
The Waverly Palace Theatre has closed the doors.
Farmland Values Stable in Weak Economy
Farm real estate markets remained relatively stable in the fourth quarter of 2017
Cattlemen Want To Know, What’s Beef
What is beef derived from cattle and “beef” products created in a laboratory.
Fareway Chicken Salad Linked To Salmonella
link between salmonella and Fareway Chicken Salad product
Obits for February 14, 2018
Northeast Iowa funeral notifications for Wednesday, February 14, 2018
Turkey Growers Seeking to Close Gap with Consumers
A new video series seeks to close the gap from farm to fork by America’s turkey farmers.