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Grassley’s leadership singled out

September 14, 2018 Iowa has become a national leader in making use of wind energy to generate electric power. Our state’s wind farms produce nearly 40 percent of the electricity used in the in Iowa. more »»

Clay County Fair is an Iowa treasure

September 7, 2018 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 en. more »»

Sen. Charles Grassley works hard

September 4, 2018 When voters choose someone to represent them in Congress, they expect that the person who has won their support will honor that trust by taking the job very seriously. more »»

It’s almost harvest time in Iowa

August 27, 2018 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 »»

Tax cuts are helping farmers

August 10, 2018 The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, passed by Congress late in 2017, made major changes in the federal government’s tax policies. A new report just issued by the U.S. more »»

Nothing compares to the Iowa State Fair

August 3, 2018 If you love a parade, plan to be in Des Moines Wednesday evening at 6:15. more »»

Gov. Robert Ray set a powerful example

July 27, 2018 Younger Iowans may not realize just how important a role he played in our state’s history. For 14 years – from 1969 until 1983 – he served as Iowa’s top elected officia. more »»

Charles Grassley keeps his promises

July 20, 2018 When a politician makes a promise, it’s not uncommon for voters to respond with skepticism. When U.S. Se. more »»

Leaders play vital role in agriculture

July 16, 2018 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 6, 2018 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 »»

Century Farms celebrate history

June 22, 2018 It’s more than 180 years since land that is now the state of Iowa was opened for settlers. more »»

Be sure to attend your county fair

June 18, 2018 Times change. Even so, there are a few constants in life. One is the pleasure provided by the county fairs that continue to be a highlight of summer in the Hawkeye State. more »»

Grassley singled out for praise

June 8, 2018 The Biotechnology Innovation Organization is a trade organization representing biotechnology companies, academic institutions, state biotechnology centers and related organizations. more »»

World Pork Expo is worth a look

June 1, 2018 The 2018 incarnation of the World Pork Expo gets underway in Des Moines Wednesday at the Iowa State Fairgrounds and runs through Friday. more »»

Good news for ethanol industry

May 25, 2018 Sens. Charles Grassley and Joni Ernst, the two Republicans who represent the Hawkeye State in the United States Senate, are both strong champions of Iowa’s evolving ethanol industr. more »»

Good news from Japan

May 18, 2018 Iowa’s growing ethanol industry just got some very good news. Japan has opened its huge marketplace to ethanol manufactured from corn. more »»

Transportation week starts Sunday

May 11, 2018 National Transportation Week, which starts Sunday, is a celebration of the transportation industry that has taken place each May since it became a permanent event in 196. more »»

Iowa leads nation in egg production

May 11, 2018 Egg production is big business in Iowa. The Hawkeye State’s 54 million layering hens generate a remarkable 16 billion eggs each year, making Iowa the No. 1 egg-producing state in the natio. more »»

It’s once again Beef Month in Iowa

May 4, 2018 Gov. Kim Reynolds has officially proclaimed May as Beef Month in Iowa. For many of us, every month is a time to partake of a food that ranks high on the list of culinary favorites. more »»

Conservation keeps Iowa prosperous

April 27, 2018 From the time the first European settlers made Iowa their home, the state’s rich, productive farmland has been at the heart of the state’s economy. more »»

 
 

 

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