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Barns symbolize Iowa’s farm heritage

November 17, 2017 Iowa’s rural landscape has changed dramatically as farming has become less labor intensive in the last century. more »»

Tomorrow we pay honor to our veterans

November 10, 2017 More than nine decades have passed since the guns fell silent in the war then known as the Great War — the one we now call World War I. more »»

Harvest is a time for caution

November 2, 2017 According to the federal government’s Bureau of Labor Statistics, agriculture is the second most dangerous occupation in the nation with a death rate at 22.7 per 100,000 workers. more »»

October is National Pork Month

October 27, 2017 October has been designated National Pork Month. That makes it an especially good time to reflect on the importance of the pork industry to this state. more »»

October is Co-op month across the US

October 20, 2017 There are various types of businesses that operate as cooperatives, but according to the National Cooperative Business Association they all are owned and democratically controlled by their members... more »»

Iowa agricultural leaders have an opportunity

October 13, 2017 Selling American agricultural products internationally makes an important contribution to our nation’s economy. It’s also hugely significant for the Hawkeye State. more »»

4-H is about helping youths achieve This week is a good time to celebrate a truly superb program

October 6, 2017 National 4-H Week, which began Sunday, is a good time to celebrate the enormous contributions 4-H makes to our community and nation. more »»

Soybeans are big business in Iowa This crop helps make the Hawkeye State prosperous

September 29, 2017 Nobody knows exactly how long humans have cultivated the soybean, but agricultural historians are quite certain its domestication as a crop in China dates back three millennia. more »»

USDA helps with Harvey aftermath

September 22, 2017 Many parts of the federal government are hard at work helping state and local officials cope with the massive problems Hurricane Harvey has create. more »»

Bill Northey heads to Washington

September 15, 2017 The White House has announced that President Donald Trump is nominating Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey to be US under secretary of agriculture for farm production and conservation. more »»

Clay county fair is an Iowa treasure

September 8, 2017 The days are a tad shorter. The kids are back in school. There’s a hint of fall in the air. The season for summer fairs and festivals is nearly at an end. more »»

US pork will now be sold in Argentina

September 1, 2017 Selling American agricultural products internationally makes an important contribution to our nation’s economy. It’s also hugely significant for the Hawkeye State. more »»

Canada is important to Iowa’s future

August 25, 2017 Selling American agricultural products internationally makes an important contribution to our nation’s economy. It’s also hugely significant for the Hawkeye State. more »»

It’s almost harvest time in Iowa Agriculture remains a key part of the state’s economy

August 18, 2017 Since human beings first learned to cultivate the soil, harvest time has had extraordinary significance. In earlier centuries, good crops meant prosperity and security. more »»

Farmers markets are good for America

August 11, 2017 Farmers markets are becoming more common not only in Iowa, but also across the nation. The U.S. more »»

Nothing compares to the Iowa State Fair Don’t miss your chance to sample this amazing annual event

August 4, 2017 If you love a parade, plan to be in Des Moines Wednesday evening at 6:15. more »»

Driving in farm country requires extra care Students get important lesson

July 28, 2017 According to the federal government’s Bureau of Labor Statistics, agriculture is the second most dangerous occupation in the nation with a death rate at 22.7 per 100,000 workers. more »»

Trump administration brokers important new trade pact

July 21, 2017 Selling American agricultural products internationally makes an important contribution to our nation’s economy. It’s also hugely significant for the Hawkeye State. more »»

Leaders play vital role in agriculture Their vision and energy keep a vaital industry thriving

July 14, 2017 From the earliest days, the emergence of successful farms and related industries in the American Midwest depended on the hard work and vision of people who played leadership roles in these vital... more »»

Let’s keep our farms safe for kids

July 7, 2017 According to the federal government’s Bureau of Labor Statistics, agriculture is the second most dangerous occupation in the nation with a death rate at 22.7 per 100,000 workers. more »»

 
 

 

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