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An effective vaccine would help protect U.S. pig herds from African swine fever, the deadly hog disease that was recently detected in the Dominican Republic.
Putting down roots
Young farmers are using creativity and determination to get established in Iowa agriculture, says Randy Francois, 2021-22 chair of the IFBF Young Farmer Advisory Committee.
If they haven’t already started, Iowa farmers will soon be heading to the fields to harvest their corn and soybeans.
Tax changes could devastate family farms
Proposed changes would severely limit the ability of families to pass farms from generation to generation.