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Des Moines Downtown Farmers Market to return with modifications in 2021

4/7/2021

A total of 110 – 115 fresh produce, artisan packaged food and flower vendors will be present at the modified Market.

Iowa Farm Bureau hosts niche market webinar on high tunnel and produce production

4/7/2021

Iowa Farm Bureau Federation (IFBF) is hosting a market niche webinar, “Introduction to High Tunnel and Produce Production,” on Tuesday, April 13, at 1 p.m.

USDA Reopens CFAP2 April 5: With 60 Days to Apply, Here’s Who’s Eligible

4/7/2021

A program that was announced under the Trump Administration is now open again for farmers. The second round of Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP 2) restarted April 5.

Iowa wine is a real thing, with more than 100 wineries and an annual best wine competition

4/6/2021

Iowa might not be the first state that comes to mind as a winemaking region, but its wineries and the Iowa Wine Growers Association are challenging that notion.

Covid-19 vaccination information sessions

4/6/2021

To help provide Iowans with the information they need to make decisions about their health, The Iowa Department of Public Health, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, and University of Iowa College of Public Health and Institute for Clinical and Translational Science are partnering to host Covind-19 vaccination information sessions.

Just a click away

4/5/2021

ChopLocal makes online meat shopping easy

Information to combat vaccine misinformation

4/5/2021

As COVID-19 vaccines become more easily available, patients may want some information on what to expect, vaccine safety, and more.

A passion for quality meats

4/5/2021

Two brothers open their own butcher shop in Waukee

Filing and payment extension for individual taxpayers, from April 30, 2021, to June 1, 2021

3/29/2021

On March 29, 2021, the Iowa Department of Revenue announced a filing and payment extension for individual taxpayers, from April 30, 2021, to June 1, 2021.

USDA to distribute pandemic aid

3/29/2021

The assistance, which includes funds approved in late 2020, provides funding to contract livestock raisers, biofuel plants.

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