Iowa Minute is a 60-second news feature that highlights the role agriculture and Farm Bureau play in Iowans’ lives. The feature airs on these TV stations.
Today's responsible livestock farmers, like Carroll County young farmer Ben Klocke, are always looking for better ways to raise animals.
The Iowa Farm Animal Care Coalition was created to answer the questions farmers and consumers have about livestock care.
Iowa is known for growing corn and beans. But hops? Oh, yes! There's a growing demand for Iowa-grown hops as more and more people are embracing the local craft brew craze. So now, "brewed in Iowa" means "grown in Iowa."
Ankeny farmers Carol and Randy Miller discovered that a bioreactor was the best conservation practice for their farm - to help reduce nitrates in their watershed. But each farm is different, and finding the best conservation practices for a particular farm requires time and collaboration.
Thanks to livestock farmers in the area, a new business is coming to Eagle Grove, Iowa, along with 250 new families.
The new Iowa Minute explores how technological advancements in ethanol production are benefitting the environment and consumers’ wallets.