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Report Shows Drop in Iowa Farmland Values

posted on December 19, 2014 at 2:15 PM

The average price of Iowa farmland fell nearly 9 percent in the past year, but it still remains far above the prices of a decade ago. Full Story

Economists Weigh in on Biofuel Mandate Delay

posted on November 26, 2014 at 5:43 PM

Economists Weigh in on Biofuel Mandate Delay
Economists say the government’s continued delay in deciding the amount of renewable fuels that must be blended with gasoline in 2014 may create problems for those seeking investors in the biofuels industry. Despite the potentially gloomy prospects,... Full Story

Maui Voters to Decide Whether to Ban GMO Crops

posted on October 31, 2014 at 2:57 PM

Dozens of Maui mothers are going door-to-door to urge voters to back a ban on the cultivation of genetically engineered crops because they think they are unsafe. Full Story

College Students Operate Diversified Grain and Livestock Farm

posted on August 8, 2014 at 5:43 PM

College Students Operate Diversified Grain and Livestock Farm
Iowa State University students operate a diversified grain and livestock farm. The operation is a one of a kind hands-on classroom at a land grant university. Full Story

Entrepreneurs Combine Land and Lake for Value-Added Agriculture

posted on July 1, 2014 at 4:59 PM

Entrepreneurs Combine Land and Lake for Value-Added Agriculture
You may not envision fish tanks on the prairie as the best place to look for added value amidst large agricultural operations. Nevertheless, some folks in America’s heartland are giving it a try. Full Story

Better Beef Prices Through Improved Animal Husbandry

posted on June 6, 2014 at 4:14 PM

Better Beef Prices Through Improved Animal Husbandry
Cattleman in the Show-Me-State are seeing better beef prices through improved animal husbandry. Full Story

What to do with the farm...pass it on, sell it or hold it

posted on March 11, 2014 at 4:59 PM

What to do with the farm...pass it on, sell it or hold it
The question of what aging farmers will do with their farms is not a new question. Do you pass it on, sell it, or keep it? Grant Gerlock of Nebraska NET News and Harvest Public Media reports. Full Story

Environmental group touts Iowa's solar capability

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 Full Story

College Students Operate Diversified Grain and Livestock Farm

posted on January 10, 2014 at 6:18 PM

College Students Operate Diversified Grain and Livestock Farm
Iowa State University students operate a diversified grain and livestock farm. The operation is a one of a kind hands-on classroom at a land grant university. Full Story

FDA Asks For Voluntary Cutback on Subtheurapeutic Antibiotic Use in Animals

posted on December 13, 2013 at 6:43 PM

FDA Asks For Voluntary Cutback on Subtheurapeutic Antibiotic Use in Animals
FDA asks pharmaceutical companies to stop selling sub therapeutic doses of antibiotics for animal production. Full Story

What to do with the farm...pass it on, sell it or hold it

posted on July 26, 2013 at 1:24 PM

What to do with the farm...pass it on, sell it or hold it
The question of what aging farmers will do with their farms is not a new question. Do you pass it on, sell it, or keep it? Grant Gerlock of Nebraska NET News and Harvest Public Media reports. Full Story

USDA Secretary Fields Questions at the Iowa State Fair

posted on August 20, 2010 at 2:08 PM

USDA Secretary Fields Questions at the Iowa State Fair
USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack heard a litany of concerns and suggestions while Speaking with a roundtable of Midwestern agricultural representatives at the Iowa State Fair. Full Story

ISU Ag School Enrollment Mirrors Booming Farm Economy

posted on April 18, 2008 at 8:04 PM

AMES, Iowa (AP) -- Enrollment at Iowa State University's College of Agriculture and Life Sciences is mirroring the farm economy -- it's booming. Full Story

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