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In this episode, renowned ag economist Dr. Jayson Lusk provides new insights into the market for plant-based imitation meat. And Mike Telford (executive director of the Iowa Farm Animal Care Coalition) discusses a productive way for Iowa consumers to share their questions and concerns about farm animal care.
Members urge Iowa lawmakers to adopt standard for E10 fuel; shift away from property taxes for mental health funding.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has extended the deadline to apply for the latest round of the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) at the urging by Farm Bureau and other ag groups.
Farm Story Meats in Ames is connecting farmers with Iowans seeking locally raised meats.
Lawmakers hope the EPA move signals the Biden administration's support for biofuels.
Something occurred to me recently reading through a book of Iowa Farm Bureau history for an article about Merlin Plagge, who passed away last month.