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U.S. Senate quickly  approves USMCA

1/20/2020

The trade deal with Canada and Mexico is expected to solidify two key export markets for Iowa farmers.

Phase 1 of China deal signed

1/20/2020

Iowa farm leaders, lawmakers cautiously optimistic deal will significantly boost exports.

Deadline extended for Iowa farmers to earn crop insurance discounts with cover crops

1/20/2020

The Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship has extended the deadline for farmers who planted fall cover crops to sign up for a $5 per acre reduction on their 2020 crop insurance premiums to Jan. 31.

Better times ahead for biofuel

1/20/2020

Advocates see increased domestic and international demand for ethanol, biodiesel.

No biotech blues: wheat acres suffer

1/20/2020

There have long been three big U.S. field crops—corn, soybeans and wheat. But wheat may soon be dropping out of that trio.

Roaring into the twenties

1/20/2020

Starting an exciting new decade of progress for Iowa agriculture.

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