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.
Iowa Pork Facility Sees Wastewater Spill
A wastewater spill from a Tyson Foods pork factory hit storm sewers in Storm City last week.
New COVID Vaccine Mandate Already Affecting Ag Shipments To Iowa
New vaccine rules that require people to be vaccinated for COVID-19 are already seeing market strains with imports and exports between the US and Canada.
How Important Are Food Dates In Iowa Grocery Stores?
When you are picking out your milk at the grocery store, what do you look for? I like to go by the use-by date but how accurate are these dates?
Iowa Ag Group Supports Reintroduction of 2021 Biofuel Bill
After not making it through in 2021, Iowa’s largest agriculture organization is urging state lawmakers to reconsider the mandate on renewable fuel.
Record Iowa Corn Harvest Increases Railroad Traffic
Nationwide, railroad traffic increased 7 percent in 2021 from 2020. Despite this increase, we are still not back at pre-pandemic levels.
Why Iowa Cat Owners Haven’t Been Able To Find Some Pet Foods
It comes as no surprise that there have been shortages of pet food throughout the country. So, what’s making it so difficult to find food for our furry friends?
Hundreds Of Chickens Smothered to Death In Iowa Plant
The USDA say 317 chickens were killed during July 8th, 2021. During this incident, a worker continued to dump chickens onto a malfunctioning belt.
Iowa Grocery Store Helps With An Egg-stra Big Donation
If you went shopping at Fareway on December 6th-11th, you probably heard of the promotion “buy two dozen eggs, give two dozen eggs”
Low Coffee Yields In Brazil Could Keep Iowa Coffee Prices High
Brazil’s government says they will harvest 55 million bags of coffee in 2022. While this is an increase from 2021, experts are saying it’s less than expected.
Should Iowans Start Sniffing Their Milk More?
I don’t know about you but when it comes to picking out my milk, the first place I look is the use by label. Well, pretty soon Britain won’t be able to do that.