posted on August 23, 2013 at 3:07 PM
A dozen farmers and business owners from Africa are visiting farm equipment factories in the Midwest to study technology that might help them produce more soybeans and corn back home — while manufacturers in the U.S. are hoping the visit could...
posted on July 26, 2013 at 6:17 PM
Iowa producers hear about the gridlock of Washington directly from the Secretary of Agriculture. But it was the weather that had everyone talking.
posted on December 23, 2010 at 1:12 PM
AMES, Iowa — The wind turbines that have been popping up across Iowa may be good for the corn and soybean fields that surround them, according to an Iowa State University researcher who collected data from fields around the turbines last summer.
posted on July 31, 2009 at 8:07 PM
DES MOINES, Iowa — Federal officials have fired some employees and reprimanded others at a central Iowa laboratory campus after allegations that veterinary credentials were used to purchase low-cost medications for themselves and relatives, a USDA...
posted on February 6, 2009 at 8:02 PM
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The U.S Department of Agriculture has placed 19 employees at a laboratory campus in central Iowa on paid leave after allegations that some used veterinary credentials to purchase low-cost medications for themselves and...
posted on August 18, 2006 at 8:08 PM
This week, USDA officials confirmed that two wild swans in Michigan had tested positive for Avian flu. But initial testing ruled out the deadly Asian strain of the virus. The birds were sent to America's only nationally recognized avian flu testing...