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FERC agrees to Reynolds’ request resulting in additional propane shipments to the Midwest

12/6/2019

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) accepted two oil pipeline tariff amendments aimed at helping to move propane to the Midwest.

DOT studying Highway 18 from Spencer to Garner

12/6/2019

The Iowa Department of Transportation is conducting a planning study on U.S. 18 from Spencer to Garner. The study area is from the U.S. 18 and U.S. 71 intersection in Spencer to the east side of Garner.

Iowa DOT Commission to meet in Ames on December 9 and 10

12/5/2019

The Iowa Transportation Commission will hold its next business meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019, in the Materials Conference Room at the Iowa Department of Transportation’s headquarters at 800 Lincoln Way in Ames.

Week of December 2 fuel and energy price update

12/5/2019

As of Tuesday, December 3, the price of regular unleaded gasoline averaged $2.38 across Iowa according to AAA. Prices fell $.01 from last week’s price and $.20 higher than one year ago. The national average on Tuesday was $2.60, up $.01 from last week’s price.

Reyolds extends grain and propane hauling exemptions

12/2/2019

Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds last week extended two proclamations providing harvest-time ex­­emptions for grain transportation weight limits and the hours of service for propane deliveries.

Week of November 25 fuel and energy price update

12/2/2019

As of Tuesday, Nov. 26, the price of regular unleaded gasoline averaged $2.39 across Iowa according to AAA. Prices fell $.03 from last week’s price and $.10 higher than one year ago. The national average on Tuesday was $2.59, down $.01 from last week’s price.

Join us in Brazil, studying agricultural production and infrastructure | The Spokesman Speaks Podcast, Episode 27

12/2/2019

In this episode, Iowa Farm Bureau Senior Economist Dr. Sam Funk invites you to join Iowa Farm Bureau's Market Study Tour of Brazil.

Deadline December 15, 2019 for Applications of the 2020 Brazil Market Study Tour

11/27/2019

The deadline for applications accepted is fast approaching, December 15, 2019. The Iowa Farm Bureau Federation (IFBF) is offering its members an exclusive opportunity to participate in an intensive Market Study Tour of Brazil - February 28 through March 8, 2020.

Public input requested for proposed improvements to Iowa 21 in Keokuk County

11/26/2019

The Iowa Department of Transportation is requesting public input on the proposed improvements to Iowa 21 from Iowa 149 to 1st Street in Delta, and the proposed off-site detour in Keokuk County.

Reynolds extends harvest and propane transport proclamations

11/26/2019

Gov. Kim Reynolds extended two proclamations relating to the transportation of grain and the hours of service for the delivery of propane.

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