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Industry, Chinese Officials Sign Giant Soybean Deal

posted on September 25, 2015 at 6:09 PM

Chinese officials agreed at a ceremony in Des Moines to buy 13.18 million metric tons of U.S. soybeans. Full Story

Bangladesh-based poverty group founder wins World Food Prize

posted on July 6, 2015 at 12:13 PM

A man who created a nonprofit organization credited with helping more than 150 million people out of poverty was named the winner of the 2015 World Food Prize on Wednesday. Full Story

#IPTVMarket VoW: All Wet

posted on February 18, 2015 at 2:32 PM

#IPTVMarket VoW: All Wet
Water is tested daily in the Raccoon River near the Des Moines, Iowa Water Works plant. Here's a close view of the process with a twist. Full Story

Climate Change Task Force Converges on Heartland

posted on May 16, 2014 at 4:56 PM

Climate Change Task Force Converges on Heartland
Following a weekend of violent storms culminating in a nearby tornado, efforts to prepare for extreme weather and other events blamed on climate change took center stage in Des Moines, Iowa this week. Full Story

Chinese Nationals Charged With Conspiring to Steal U.S. Patented Seed Corn

posted on December 13, 2013 at 12:38 PM

Six men from China including the CEO of a seed corn subsidiary of a Chinese conglomerate have been charged with conspiring to steal patented seed corn from two of the nation's leading seed developers, prosecutors said Thursday. Full Story

GMO Proponents Awarded World Food Prize

posted on October 18, 2013 at 5:32 PM

GMO Proponents Awarded World Food Prize
The United Nations estimates that there are 842 million undernourished people in the world today. While the number has declined slightly in recent years, more than 20,000 people die every day due to hunger. Full Story

First Farm Bill Hearing Will Be In Iowa

posted on April 23, 2010 at 3:04 PM

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- U.S. Rep. Leonard Boswell says he will hold the first House Committee on Agriculture field hearing on the 2012 farm bill in on April 30th at the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines. Full Story

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