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It’s not difficult these days to find stories that paint a gloomy short-term outlook for the agricultural economy. But if a recent career fair at Iowa State University is a barometer, when the clouds part ag’s future will be looking bright.
With the election season winding down and Congress nearing the post-election “lame duck” session, it’s critical that Farm Bureau members and others in agriculture push hard to secure passage of the Trans-Pacific Partnership
Iowa Farm Bureau’s Renew Rural Iowa will hold a free business success seminar Nov. 10 in Clarinda to help rural businesses navigate through the fundamentals of a successful business model.
Le Mars-based Wells Enterprises, parent company of Blue Bunny Ice Cream, plans a $40 million modernization and expansion project at its plants
Iowa’s farmers are skilled business people, entrepreneurs and the most optimistic citizens
The Coalition to Support Iowa’s Farmers (CSIF) is hosting the 2016 Aquaculture Conference on November 17 to provide farmers information about Iowa’s newest livestock industry.
“There are about 65 breweries in the state of Iowa,” says J. Wilson, who holds the post of Minister of Beer (executive director) for the Iowa Brewers Guild.
The rye whiskey is currently distilled and aged in Indiana and finished and bottled in the company's facility in Templeton, Ia. But state records show the company plans to move production to Iowa.
In a country of abundance, and in a state with such incredible ag productivity, it’s difficult to imagine that anyone in America or in Iowa goes hungry.
Net income for the nation’s agricultural cooperatives soared by 14 percent in 2015,