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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.
Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey today announced that the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship will be awarding grants to 10 Iowa projects to help enhance the competitiveness of specialty crops grown in Iowa.
Sara Berges, SWCD project coordinator, said Iowa used to be a top small grains producer, but acres have dwindled dramatically in the past 50 years. The aim of an August small grain workshop in Waukon was to begin rebuilding small grain infrastructure.
“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.
If you thought the gourd you brought home from the pumpkin patch this year was big ... think again.
We’re halfway through October and fall is in full swing! Nothing makes you think"fall" more than pumpkins, right? Jack-o-lanterns and pumpkin pie both come from pumpkins, but did you know that there are different kinds of pumpkins?
Iowa State University’s Susan DeBlieck, says the Extension Department’s Master Gardener program partnered with the research farms to create donation gardens.
Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey today announced that the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship will be awarding grants to ten Iowa projects to help enhance the competitiveness of specialty crops grown in Iowa. The Department received $244,401.98 through the Specialty Crop Block Grant Program from the USDA Agricultural Marketing Service to support the program.
Shanti Sellz is the first person to hold the position of local food and planning specialist in Johnson County.