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DMC signup deadline nears

9/20/2019

USDA extends deadline to signup for DMC to Sept. 27

Price reactions after USDA crop production reports

9/19/2019

Which way to prices move after USDA Crop Production Reports on corn and soybeans? This study shows results that may surprise many.

Iowa Farm Bureau Food & Farm Index® shows Iowa grocery shoppers strongly support real meat over imitation meat

9/18/2019

For the 6th consecutive year, the Iowa Farm Bureau Food and Farm Index® finds that Iowans have a strong affinity for meat and dairy products with more than 9 in 10 (99 percent) saying their households eat meat, eggs or dairy at least weekly.

National Farm Safety and Health Week 2019

9/17/2019

Each year since 1944, the third week of September has been recognized as National Farm Safety and Health Week.

Dairy margin coverage signup deadline rapidly approaching (this Friday, Sept. 20!)

9/16/2019

With a looming enrollment deadline of Friday, Sept. 20, fewer producers than anticipated have opted to enroll in Dairy Margin Coverage, the 2018 farm bill’s improved replacement for the Margin Protection Program. . . . At this point, if a producer were to enroll and cover 5 million pounds of milk at $9.50 coverage, the 2019 payments would be well above the premium.

Ag leaders push for FB issues

9/16/2019

Group urges passage of USMCA and changes in biofuel policies in visit to Washington, D.C.

Iowans press for trade deal

9/16/2019

Iowa Farm Bureau leads a broad Iowa coalition working for passage of the USMCA.

Iowa shoppers prefer real meat

9/16/2019

Farm Bureau's Food and Farm Index® shows that a small minority would buy plant or lab-based imitation meat.

USDA lowers yield expectations

9/16/2019

Prices jump on forecast of lower yields, reduced ending stocks and new exports to China.

Hay Auctions - Sept. 18, 2019

9/16/2019

Hay Auctions - Sept. 18, 2019

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