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Northey: Now is a good time to join a CSA

February 8, 2017 DES MOINES — Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey urged Iowans Monday to consider joining a local Community Supported Agriculture program that will give them access to fresh, locally grown... more »»

USDA to gather data on organic agriculture production

February 7, 2017 DES MOINES (NASS) — During February, the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service will begin conducting the 2016 Certified Organic Survey to gather up-to-date data on certified organic crops... more »»

Northey notes updated sensitive crops directory

February 6, 2017 DES MOINES (IDALS) – Iowa Secretary of Agriculture and Land Stewardship Bill Northey said Ja. more »»

Raising goats for Iowa’s ethnic markets

February 5, 2017 AMES — A few years ago, Deb Finch, a sheep producer in rural Marshalltown, purchased a nanny goat for $100 to provide nutrition for her orphan lambs. more »»

Can corn’s future price soar in 2017?

February 4, 2017 URBANA, Ill. (University of Illinois) — Since early October, the March 2017 corn futures prices have fluctuated in a range between $3.40 and $3.70. USDA’s Ja. more »»

Drainage districts immune from lawsuit

February 4, 2017 DES MOINES — On Friday the Iowa Supreme Court handed down its opinion that Iowa drainage districts, branches of state government, are protected from lawsuits, especially those filed by another branc... more »»

Sukup at IPFS

February 3, 2017 DES MOINES — Sukup Manufacturing, of Sheffield, showcased its newest products at the Iowa Farm and Power Show this week. more »»


February 3, 2017 Cartoonist Rick Friday's submission for Feb. 3, 2017. more »»

JBS fire investigation closed

February 2, 2017 MARSHALLTOWN — Marshalltown fire investigators said they believe they know what caused a giant fire that damaged the JBS Processing Plaint’s methane retention lagoon last weekend that caused $500,00... more »»

ILF releases new ‘Talking with Your Tenant’ publication

February 1, 2017 AMES — Caring for Iowa’s farmland requires many decisions to be made that impact today and future generation’s ability to best utilize the land for agricultural production. more »»

Eight-year on-farm study reports improved yields following cereal rye

January 31, 2017 AMES (ILF) — Cereal rye cover crops added to a corn-soybean rotation have little to no negative effect on yield and actually increased soybean yields in seven site-years and corn yield in two-sites... more »»

Controlling Palmer amaranth

January 30, 2017 OKOBOJI — Palmer amaranth is one of the newest nuisance weeds on the radar. more »»

Is it time to sell some 2017 soybeans?

January 29, 2017 URBANA, Ill. (University of Illinois) — Soybean prices increased dramatically over the week ending Jan. more »»

It’s one sweet honor

January 28, 2017 WEBSTER CITY — Maia Jaycox, a Webster City High School graduate, is the 2017 American Honey Queen. Jaycox was crowned on Jan. 14 at the North American Beekeeping Conference in Galveston, Texas. more »»

ISA appoints new regional coordinator

January 28, 2017 ANKENY — Breanna (Branderhorst) Wagner, a Prairie City native, has joined the Iowa Soybean Association as a producer services regional coordinato. more »»

Ag land values may be in limbo during 2017

January 28, 2017 OMAHA (FNC) — Several factors will come into play in 2017 that will determine the direction of land values. Randy Dickhut, senior vice president of real estate operations for Farmers National Co. more »»

Natural livestock meds

January 27, 2017 AMES — It’s not a case of the old becoming new again, rather than relearning what was once known. more »»


January 27, 2017 Cartoonist Rick Friday's submission for Jan. 27, 2017. more »»

Northey: Specialty crops grants available

January 27, 2017 DES MOINES (IDALS) — Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey announced Jan. more »»

Trump names Perdue to lead USDA

January 26, 2017 WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump intends to nominate former Georgia Gov. more »»



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