I was born and raised on the east coast where my family operated a dairy. I ventured west to Utah State University where I graduated with degrees in agricultural communications, broadcast journalism, and political science. I've also done social media work for the National Association of Farm Broadcasting (NAFB), and have a younger sister in college attending Iowa State University.
Listeriosis Is Possible From Dole Recall
Remember last month’s salad recall? Well, it’s not over yet, there is still some risk of getting sick from it.
A Familiar Iowa Grocer Is Investing In Ag Technology
Walmart is going into business with agriculture… again. Products from this partnership will be the source of leafy greens for all Walmart’s California stores.
Solar Can Be A Solution For High Energy Bills On Iowa Farms
Renewable energy is a big topic, whether you’re a farmer or not. Farmers can install solar in their fields to help them lower their energy costs
Prop 12 Delays Gives Iowa Pork Producers More Time To Prepare
Prop 12 has been a big topic in the pork industry for a while now and with the new year, producers were preparing to see some big changes. Steve Meyer an Economist with Partners for Production Agriculture spoke to pork producers at the Iowa Pork Congress about the latest update on the law.
New Iowa Pork Producers President Highlights 2022 Goals
Kevin Rasmussen is the new president of the Iowa Pork Producers Association. Rasmussen is a pig farmer, finishing 8,000 head of hog a year in Humboldt County.
Iowa Farmers Are Encouraged To Attend Farmers Market Workshop
At the workshop, farmers market managers and vendors from across the state can come together to share ideas to help promote and grow their markets.
New Taco Bell Drink Supports Iowa Dairy Farmers
This new drink uses a shelf-stable creamer made by dairy check-off scientists and will be the company’s third drink to feature the creamer.
Iowa Senators Ask White House To Increase Overseas Trade
Both of Iowa’s senators are sending President Joe Biden a letter, urging him to seek new trade agreements in the Indo-Pacific region.
ISU Economist Is Urging Iowa Farmers To Sell Their Crops Now
Good commodity prices and strong export markets are why Iowa State University ag economist Chad Hart is urging farmers to sell their crops before planting them.
How Fresh Is “Fresh” Fish In Iowa?
The label “fresh” can lead you to believe that your fish is… well, fresh. However, this doesn’t mean that the fish has never been frozen.