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This episode features an in-depth conversation with Zach Johnson (the Minnesota farmer who's known to his 700,000-plus YouTube subscribers as the "Millennial Farmer"). The episode also includes discussions about Iowa's impact on national public policy (with Iowa Farm Bureau President Craig Hill) and a new program to assist livestock farmers who were impacted by last year's derecho (with Brian Waddingham of the Coalition to Support Iowa's Farmers).
As of Wednesday, January 20, the price of regular unleaded gasoline averaged $2.33 across Iowa according to AAA. Prices were up $.06 from last week’s price and $.01 lower than one year ago. The national average on Wednesday was $2.39, up $.04 from last week’s price.
The Iowa Department of Transportation has awarded $837,840 in funding for 10 Diesel Emission Reduction (DERA) program projects.
Delegates also focus on biofuels and crop insurance improvements at AFBF policy session.
Biden administration likely to push for a reversal on Trump actions on climate and regulations.
Iowa lawmakers last week joined with other Midwestern lawmakers to warn against any move by the Trump administration
Economists from American Farm Bureau review opportunities and challenges to be aware of going into the 2021 growing season.
Crop prices jump on lower production estimate and continuing demand.
Iowa Farm Bureau Federation (IFBF) voting delegates virtually joined delegates representing all 50 state Farm Bureaus this week during the 102nd American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) Annual Convention to approve resolutions that will guide the grassroots organization on national policy throughout 2021.
As of Wednesday, January 13, the price of regular unleaded gasoline averaged $2.27 across Iowa according to AAA. Prices were up $.07 from last week’s price and $.11 lower than one year ago. The national average on Wednesday was $2.35, up $.08 from last week’s price.