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Hamburg farm school teaches lessons outside the classroom

5/22/2017

While other students were playing on play­­­­ground eq­­uipment at Marnie Simons Elementary School in Hamburg,

Continued low prices weaken financial stability of farmers

5/22/2017

With the agricultural downturn persisting into its fourth year, many Iowa farmers will need to become more proactive about working with lenders and others to address their long-term financial situations

IFBF outlines regulatory reform ideas

5/22/2017

The Iowa Farm Bureau Feder­ation (IFBF) last week outlined a range of suggested changes to Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) rules that members have found to be overburdensome, overreaching, costly and unnecessary.

Grassley says grid study is unfair to wind

5/22/2017

Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley last week raised concerns that U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry has commissioned a “hastily developed” study of the reliability of the electric grid that appears “geared to undermine” the wind energy industry.

Iowa Ag Summit to address pressing issues

5/22/2017

Summit Agricultural Group announced plans to host the 2017 Iowa Ag Summit on Aug. 5 at the Iowa Events Center in Des Moines.

Is it time for changes in the Conservation Reserve Program?

5/22/2017

Is it time to make significant changes in the Conservation Reserve Program, commonly called the CRP?

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