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The Organic Consumers Association and Beyond Pesticides claim that Sioux Honey Association, the 95-year-old cooperative that makes Sue Bee Honey, is misleading consumers by labeling its honey as pure and natural.
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Thanksgiving dinner, for many Iowans, wouldn’t be complete without pumpkin pie. State Agriculture Department officials say pumpkin production this year was the best it’s been for many seasons.
Family-owned Canoyer Garden Center grows thousands of poinsettias at its southwest Iowa store.
Find the perfect gift, buy a homemade pie and make a holiday memory at Iowa orchards and farm gift shops.
Farm Bureau member Craig Canoyer says it wasn’t easy growing his fall crop this year.
A directory of tree farms across Iowa is available on the Iowa Christmas Tree Association website at www.IowaChristmasTrees.com. On the site there is a “Find a Farm” link on the top left-hand corner of the page. Besides the location of the farms, the directory also includes a phone number and hours of operation for each farm to assist in planning.
Could Iowa soon see a new cash crop, among our fields of corn and soybeans?
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas – at least at the local tree farms in Central Iowa.
Iowa is poised to capitalize on the burgeoning demand for farm-raised fish, experts said last week at an aquaculture conference sponsored by the Coalition to Support Iowa’s Farmers (CSIF).