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Beef Prices Reach Highest Level Since 1987 (#3934)

posted on April 17, 2014 at 2:28 PM

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) -- The highest beef prices in almost three decades have arrived just before the start of grilling season, causing sticker shock for both consumers and restaurant owners - and relief isn't likely anytime soon. A dwindling... Read More »

Rail Companies to Report Fertilizer Delivery Plans (#3934)

posted on April 17, 2014 at 10:21 AM

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) -- A federal oversight board told Canadian Pacific Railway and BNSF Railway that they have until Friday to report their plans to ensure delivery of fertilizer shipments for spring planting of U.S. crops. The Surface... Read More »

California Drought Spawns Well Drilling Boom (#3934)

posted on April 17, 2014 at 10:16 AM

CHOWCHILLA, Calif. (AP) — The scarcity of irrigation water in drought-stricken California has created such a demand for well drilling services that Central Valley farmer Bob Smittcamp is taking matters into his own hands. He's buying a... Read More »

Bitter Court Feud over Sweet Vidalia Onions (#3934)

posted on April 17, 2014 at 10:13 AM

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — No Vidalia onion will be harvested before its time. So says the agricultural commissioner who claims farmers should face fines for shipping one of Georgia's premier crops too early, potentially threatening their renowned... Read More »

Meeting Focuses on Creating Drone Industry Center (#3934)

posted on April 17, 2014 at 10:09 AM

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn. (AP) — Dozens of representatives from agriculture, aviation and higher education are meeting in northwestern Minnesota to discuss ways to promote the region as a center for development of the unmanned aircraft... Read More »

Court Upholds EPA Emission Standards (#3934)

posted on April 17, 2014 at 10:07 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court on Tuesday upheld the Environmental Protection Agency's emission standards for hazardous air pollutants from coal- and oil-fired power plants.  In its ruling, the court rejected state and... Read More »
 Dr. Norman E. Borlaug's Legacy Provides Students with Educational Resources and Opportunities (#0)

Dr. Norman E. Borlaug's Legacy Provides Students with Educational Resources and Opportunities (#0)

posted on April 17, 2014 at 8:32 AM

On March 25, 2014, the State of Iowa celebrated a milestone with the official unveiling of the Dr. Norman E. Borlaug statue in National Statuary Hall at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. Appropriately, the date would have been Dr. Borlaug's... Read More »
Black Walnuts from Dell Lawrence, Sabula (#304)

Black Walnuts from Dell Lawrence, Sabula (#304)

posted on April 16, 2014 at 12:00 AM

Visit a farm outside Sabula where Dell Lawrence, picks up, washes, dries, and cracks black walnuts...a lot of walnuts. 04:04 Read More »
Chef Michael Bailey, Embassy Club West, Des Moines (#304)

Chef Michael Bailey, Embassy Club West, Des Moines (#304)

posted on April 16, 2014 at 12:00 AM

For more than 100 years, Des Moines Embassy Club members have used its downtown locations to entertain business associates, as well as visiting world leaders and celebrities. Visit some of the locations to see what sort of food Chef Michael Bailey... 04:02 Read More »
Cooking Black Walnuts with Chef Michael Bailey (#304)

Cooking Black Walnuts with Chef Michael Bailey (#304)

posted on April 16, 2014 at 12:00 AM

Chef Michael Bailey from the Des Moines Embassy Club visits the studio location to serve up a savory walnut dish. 11:09 Read More »
Le Mars Ice Cream Days (#304)

Le Mars Ice Cream Days (#304)

posted on April 16, 2014 at 12:00 AM

Visit the Ice Cream Capital of the world. Every year, Le Mars hosts a festival on all things Ice Cream. 04:01 Read More »
Black Walnut Soup (#304)

Black Walnut Soup (#304)

posted on April 16, 2014 at 12:00 AM

Ingredients ½ stick (4 Tablespoons) butter ½ cup uncooked bacon, diced  1 stalk celery, diced 1 medium red onion, diced 1 ½ cups Black Walnuts 5 cups chicken stock 1 pint heavy cream Bottle of nice olive... Read More »
Black Walnut “Risotto” with Fall Mushrooms and Carrot Puree (#304)

Black Walnut “Risotto” with Fall Mushrooms and Carrot Puree (#304)

posted on April 15, 2014 at 12:00 AM

Ingredients 2 Tablespoons olive oil 1 small yellow onion, diced 1 pound black walnuts ¼ cup sweet vermouth 4 cups chicken or mushroom stock 1 pound meaty mushrooms (such as Chantrelle and Porcini) 2 cups carrots, peeled and diced 1... Read More »
Iowa Ingredient | Beets (#303) (#303)

Iowa Ingredient | Beets (#303) (#303)

posted on April 14, 2014 at 11:00 AM

Full Program: These earthy vegetables come in unexpected colors with very distinct flavors. Beets are perhaps one of the most polarizing foods available. Everyone has their own opinion. On this Iowa Ingredient, join host Charity Nebbe to learn more about the... 27:46 Read More »
Market to Market (April 11, 2014) (#3933)

Market to Market (April 11, 2014) (#3933)

posted on April 11, 2014 at 7:04 PM

Full Program: USDA’s latest estimates on supply and demand are friendly to corn and soybeans. Persistent drought is plaguing the west and now a new problem is blowing into town. Explore the increasing role of technology at the world’s largest futures exchange.... 27:42 Read More »

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