EPA Administrator Pruitt Resigns
President Donald Trump tweeted on Thursday afternoon that he’s “accepted the resignation of Scott Pruitt
Low pressure system streamed moisture and instability
Flash flood warnings were still active in northwest Iowa from the weekend.
Weekly Crop Report for Iowa, July 1, 2018
Strong storms brought damaging winds and heavy precipitation to much of Iowa resulting in just 3.2 days suitable for fieldwork
The European Union working to strengthen trade ties with China
The European Union is working to strengthen trade ties with China
Donald Trump will protect U.S. farmers from trade retaliations.
Trump knows U.S. farmers feed, fuel and clothe the world, and that he will "not allow U.S. agriculture to bear the brunt" of China's retaliations.
Uncertainty Brewing from RFS Target Announcement Delay
The oil industry is vowing to fight the proposal if it moves forward.
Dicamba Injury Complaints Hit South and Midwest
Weed scientists tell DTN that injury to non-soybean crops like fruits, vegetables, ornamentals, and trees is being seen at a higher rate than in 2017.
USDA Issues Warning of Newcastle Virus to Commercial Poultry
The Department of Agriculture says at least 18 outbreaks of Virulent Newcastle Disease have been confirmed in backyard chickens
Crop Report for Iowa, June 17, 2018
Above normal temperatures were felt throughout Iowa with severe storms hampering fieldwork and causing some localized damage
Funeral Announcements, Friday, June 15, 2018
Area obit notifications for Friday, June 15, 2018
Funeral Announcements, June 14, 2018
Northeast Iowa area funeral notices for Thursday, June 14, 2018
Obits, June 13, 2018
Northeast Iowa funeral notices for today, Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Funeral notices, June 12, 2018
Funeral announcements for Tuesday, June 12, 2018
Obits for June 11, 2018
Area funeral announcements for today, Monday, June 11, 2018
Rural Mainstreet Index at Highest Point in Five Years
The growth index rose to 56.3, its highest reading since July of 2013, also up from 53.5 in April
LIP and ELAP Changes Bring More Relief for Farmers
USDA’s Farm Service Agency is reopening the application period for two disaster assistance programs
Be aware of agricultural aircraft during growing season
National Agricultural Aviation Association is asking UAV operators to do everything they can to avoid ag aircraft.
Census of Agriculture Deadline Looming
wrapping up data collection for the 2017 Census of Agriculture.
Livestock Hauling Bill Brings Praise
NCBA says the legislation will reform the Hours of Service Rules in a way that ensures animal welfare, highway safety, and the well-being of livestock haulers.
Officials Discuss Year Round E-15
An Agri-Pulse report says a meeting with U.S. Department of Agriculture and Environmental Protection Agency followed months of discussions at the White House.