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What’s driving rising farmland prices? | The Spokesman Speaks Podcast, Episode 88
In this episode, Dr. Wendong Zhang (an Iowa State University economics professor) shares the factors driving rising farmland practices in Iowa, Iowa Farm Bureau President Craig Hill reflects on Farm Bureau's work (as Hill wraps up his final term as president), and Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig introduces a new grant program for farmers who are looking to diversify the ag products they grow and how they sell those products.
Avoid being fed misinformation this Thanksgiving
Misinformation on this season's turkey dinner is raising some serious eyebrows. Can we get a fact check, please?
Farm Bureau survey shows cost of Thanksgiving meal up 14% from 2020
An analysis by American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) surveying grocery shoppers across the United States has revealed the average price tag for this year’s Thanksgiving meal for 10 people is $53.31, up 14% from 2020.
Examining agriculture’s supply chain disruptions | The Spokesman Speaks Podcast, Episode 87
This episode digs into agriculture’s current supply chain disruptions, with Iowa State economist Dr. Bobby Martens (an expert in supply chain management).
2021-22 Farm Strong Squad announced
Hard work, commitment and integrity are qualities displayed by Iowa farmers and Iowa State student-athletes.
Green is the new fall color in Iowa fields
During the fall we’re accustomed to seeing Iowa colored primarily in tans and browns, as harvested fields of corn and soybeans settle in for the long winter. But over the past few years an eye-catching new color has been popping up in fields all over the state: the bright green of emerging cover crops.
What should you feed your baby?
Don't let the baby food aisle confuse you; here's what a pediatrician says you should feed your little one.
The best tips for managing your farm income taxes in 2021 | The Spokesman Speaks Podcast, Episode 86
This episode features tips for managing your farm’s income taxes in 2021, from Kristine Tidgren (Director of the Center for Agricultural Law and Taxation at Iowa State University).
2021 Iowa Farm Bureau annual meeting — 'Our Farms. Our Future.' — invites farmers to discuss farm business, rural vitality
Staff Sergeant Keni Thomas, involved in the mission that inspired ‘Black Hawk Down’ to keynote.