The Spokesman is Iowa’s leading agriculture news source and the largest circulation ag newspaper in Iowa. Available in print and online, the weekly publication is only available to Iowa Farm Bureau members. To view
become a member. To view past print editions, click
The Spokesman Speaks podcast is available publicly, reaching farmers on-the-go with stories that matter to them.
The trade deal with Canada and Mexico is expected to solidify two key export markets for Iowa farmers.
Iowa farm leaders, lawmakers cautiously optimistic deal will significantly boost exports.
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.
Advocates see increased domestic and international demand for ethanol, biodiesel.
There have long been three big U.S. field crops—corn, soybeans and wheat. But wheat may soon be dropping out of that trio.
Starting an exciting new decade of progress for Iowa agriculture.