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.
posted on February 18, 2015 at 2:32 PM
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.
posted on May 16, 2014 at 4:56 PM
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.
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.
posted on October 18, 2013 at 5:32 PM
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.
posted on September 11, 2012 at 12:18 PM
The 2012 Presidential Forum on Agriculture. The forum was hosted by The National Association of State Departments of Agriculture and the Farm Foundation, NFP at The World Food Prize Hall of Laureates in Des Moines, Iowa on September 12, 2012....
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.