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Pork leader using genetics to build pork demand

10/16/2017

Steve and Becky Kerns are Iowa pig farmers on a mission to increase the popularity of high quality pork.

Survey: Iowans love meat; buy on freshness, price and taste

10/16/2017

Nearly all Iowa households eat meat, and their meat purchase decisions are driven primarily by freshness, price and taste more than how or where the meat or poultry was raised,

Ag groups turn up heat to protect trade deals

10/16/2017

The American Farm Bureau Federation and other agriculture groups are working to turn up the heat by emphasizing the importance of trade deals to farmers, especially the North American Free Trade Agreement or NAFTA.

Webster City Grill takes tenderloin award

10/16/2017

The Iowa Pork Producers Association (IPPA) has selected a Webster City restaurant as the winner of its 2017 Best Breaded Pork Tenderloin contest.

Iowa family featured in rejuvenated beef  marketing campaign

10/16/2017

Beef producers are relaunching the iconic “Beef: It’s What’s for Dinner” campaign, and a northwest Iowa family, the Utesch Family from Washta, is featured in the effort.

2017 Iowa Farm Bureau Food & Farm Index® shows nearly all Iowa households eat meat, with freshness, price and taste driving shoppers' food choices

10/16/2017

The latest Iowa Farm Bureau Food & Farm Index® shows a whopping 99 percent of Iowa grocery shoppers’ households eat meat and freshness (24%), price (24%) and taste (22%) rank as the most important factors for purchase, more often than how (4%) or where (2%) their meat/poultry was produced.

Soybean demand sparks market rally

10/16/2017

Farmers are still on track to produce a record U.S. soybean crop, but the real story from last week’s U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) crop report series is unrelenting demand that continues to eat away at supplies

CME Class Milk Futures - Oct 25, 2017

10/16/2017

CME Class Milk Futures - Oct 25, 2017

Iowa Hay Auctions - Oct. 25, 2017

10/16/2017

Iowa Hay Auctions - Oct. 25, 2017

Learn about management-intensive grazing

10/15/2017

Iowa Learning Farms webinar to discuss management-intensive grazing and grassland improvement.

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