posted on March 7, 2014 at 3:34 PM
California law prohibits the sale of eggs in the state from any hen not raised in compliance with California's animal care standards.
posted on March 7, 2014 at 3:29 PM
The lawsuit filed by more than 200 landowners said the Corps has deemphasized flood control while deciding how to manage Missouri River reservoirs as part of an effort to restore habitat for endangered species.
posted on March 7, 2014 at 3:07 PM
The projects, which include turbine and power line construction, are expected to bring in hundreds of millions of dollars in investment and thousands of temporary jobs.
posted on January 31, 2014 at 3:26 PM
A new report by an environmental group says Iowa ranks 16th in the nation for the amount of solar power it could reasonably produce
posted on January 10, 2014 at 2:18 PM
Iowa, the leading producer of biodiesel, accounted for 13.5 percent of the nation's biodiesel production last year.
posted on December 13, 2013 at 5:50 PM
America’s first commercial Christmas tree farms sprouted on the east coast more than a century ago. But the family tradition of harvesting your own holiday flora remains strong across the country.
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 December 13, 2013 at 11:56 AM
The 2013 Iowa Land Value Survey says farmland values rose 5.1 percent from last year, setting another record.
posted on November 27, 2013 at 9:58 AM
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 20, 2013 at 5:42 PM
Whether it’s a hobby developed during the off-season, or an entrepreneurial foray into niche markets, sustainable, self-sufficient aquaponic systems are hatching in some unexpected locations where land and lake meet.
posted on August 30, 2013 at 6:12 PM
Wildfire in Yosemite larger than the city of Chicago and much of the Corn Belt is now experiencing a flash drought.
posted on August 30, 2013 at 11:05 AM
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A former Iowa slaughterhouse manager is admitting his role in a conspiracy to knowingly employ and harbor immigrants who entered the country illegally.
Hosam Amara, former poultry manager at the Agriprocessors plant in...
posted on August 9, 2013 at 5:23 PM
The United States continues to be one of the world’s largest and fastest growing markets for wind power, and for the first time, the Department of Energy reports that wind energy became the top source of NEW U.S. electricity generation in 2012.
posted on August 2, 2013 at 5:15 PM
Farmers have endured the ups and the downs of Mother Nature this year. With snow in May, planting delays due to wet conditions, and a midsummer dry spell, corn, beans, and other crops have suffered. Hay producers also struggled this spring due to...