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Avian flu outbreaks tops 7 million birds impacted in U.S.

posted on April 24, 2015 at 5:04 PM

Avian flu outbreaks tops 7 million birds impacted in U.S.
The H5N2 virus, often referred to as Avian Flu, was confirmed this week in an egg-production poultry facility in northwest Iowa. Sunrise Farms is owned by Sonstegard Farms of Sioux Falls, South Dakota and the company employs more than 200 people... Full Story

High Nitrate Levels in One Iowa Watershed Moves Utility Toward Historic Legal Action

posted on February 20, 2015 at 7:00 PM

High Nitrate Levels in One Iowa Watershed Moves Utility Toward Historic Legal Action
It’s a morning ritual in Iowa’s capitol city. The Des Moines Waterworks collects samples from the Raccoon River - the primary source of drinking water for half-a-million central Iowans. Full Story

Farmers Studying Farm Bill's Commodity Support Programs

posted on February 5, 2015 at 12:32 PM

Farmers Studying Farm Bill's Commodity Support Programs
Looming deadlines are putting pressure on farmers trying to weigh new commodity support programs included in the latest Farm Bill. And experts say the new guidelines -- including significant departures from direct payments of recent years – can be... Full Story

Farmers Work to Shrink Dead Zone

posted on February 14, 2014 at 6:00 PM

Farmers Work to Shrink Dead Zone
The Iowa Nutrient Reduction Strategy is being implemented in Iowa to reduce nitrogen and phosphorus run-off from agricultural land. Full Story

Ethanol Supporters Attend Hearing in the Heartland

posted on January 24, 2014 at 5:57 PM

Ethanol Supporters Attend Hearing in the Heartland
The Obama administration sent shockwaves through the Corn Belt late last year when it proposed cutting the federal mandate to blend ethanol into U.S. gasoline supplies. The plan has drawn sharp criticism from biofuels supporters who claim the... Full Story

Market Analysis: Sue Martin, Jamie Kohake, Bill Northey (Iowa Secretary of Agriculture), Ernie Goss (Creighton University Economist)

posted on August 24, 2012 at 7:19 PM

Market Analysis: Sue Martin, Jamie Kohake, Bill Northey (Iowa Secretary of Agriculture), Ernie Goss (Creighton University Economist)
Analysts Sue Martin and Jamey Kohake are joined by Bill Northey, Iowa Secretary of Agriculture and Ernie Goss, Creighton University Economist to discuss the effect of the 2012 drought on rural America. Full Story

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