Farm News, 27 May 2017 07:21:22 EDTSat, 27 May 2017 07:21:22 EDT Center gets a repriev the recently ended legislative session, Iowa lawmakers faced the need to find ways the state government could spend less money so it could achieve a balanced budget.Fri, 26 May 2017 00:00:00 EDT2017 legislative session was productive recent years, control of the Iowa Legislature has been split. Neither political party controlled both chambers and the governorship simultaneously.Fri, 19 May 2017 00:00:00 EDTMothers of steel Mother's Day approaches, I am often caught up in the nostalgia the day brings, and the notion that mothers have held families together ever since, well, the invention of mothers.Fri, 12 May 2017 00:00:00 EDTIowa leads nation in egg production Egg production is big business in Iowa Hawkeye State has more than 50 major egg producers. The state's nearly 60 million layers generate a remarkable 14.4 billion eggs each year, making Iowa the No. 1 egg-producing state in the nation.Fri, 12 May 2017 00:00:00 EDTTransportation week starts Sunday It celebrates the contributions of crucial industry 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 1962.Fri, 12 May 2017 00:00:00 EDT