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Carbon market could boost farm income

10/19/2020

World Food Prize panel says voluntary program should reward farmers who adopt conservation practices.

Pork's economic power

10/19/2020

Valued at $7.6 billion, pork ranks second to corn as Iowa's most valuable commodity.

Iowa co-op to build soybean plant

10/19/2020

New crushing facility in Butler County will create demand for 38.5 million bushels annually.

Conservation gains shine from afar

10/19/2020

Managing the federal government’s conservation programs has made Iowa’s progress and water quality efforts through the Iowa Nutrient Reduction Strategy (INRS) look even better to Bill Northey.

Building food system resilency

10/19/2020

The lessons from the COVID-19 pandemic show the long-term value of investing in agricultural research.

Damaged cornfields may need another look

10/19/2020

Northey, Naig urge farmers to keep in close contact with crop insurance agents to determine whether derecho-damaged fields should be harvested.

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