United States Senator Chuck Grassley (R-IA) recently stopped by the IARN tent at the Iowa State Fair and was asked if he thinks the farm bill will be completed before […]

Increasing traceability in the pork industry protects Iowa pork producer profitability. The National Pork Producers Council is developing a resolution to adopt updated Swine Traceability Standards. NPPC President Scott Hays said […]

The Big Boar contest at the Iowa State Fair is annually one of the biggest draws at the swine barn and this year was no exception. Despite a small field […]

Ahead of tomorrow’s WASDE report, this week’s export sales didn’t bring too much excitement. Allendale commodity broker Greg McBride provided a breakdown of the latest U.S. Export Sales Report. While […]

It’s been about a three-year effort on the part of certain community members to bring FFA to Center Point-Urbana schools in east central Iowa. Rob Libolt is the high school […]

A few consecutive dry weeks are giving crops in Iowa varying degrees of drought stress. An Iowa State University Extension expert says there hasn’t been much measurable rainfall for as […]

ADM is expanding its thriving re:generations program- now in its second year- to allow more farmers to increase their profits and their positive impact on the environment and soil health. […]

The new 5000 series planters from Kinze, available for the 2024 season, are designed to help farmers make changes and adjustments on the fly and minimize maintenance and downtime in […]

With small inventory numbers, it’s time to try and revitalize the U.S. cattle herd. Cattlefax CEO Randy Blach said that, in the latest Cattle Inventory Report released by USDA, the […]

Ethanol groups welcome efforts by Nebraska and Iowa prompting the Environmental Protection Agency to create regulations to allow for year-round sales of E15 in at least eight Midwest states. Earlier […]

The forecast is still very open for harvest to make good progress in Brazil and Argentina. Allendale commodity broker Greg McBride provided an update on the latest South American weather […]

Looking statewide at the Iowa crop conditions, there’s definitely been a lack of moisture lately. Hopefully, the recent weather patterns are providing an indication of wetter weather to come this […]

The National FFA Organization Monday announced a record-high student membership of 945,988, an increase of 11 percent from last year. In addition, the number of FFA chapters continues to grow […]