Cash rent paid for non-irrigated cropland in Iowa during 2014 averaged $260 per acre, an increase of $5 from 2013, according to the latest report released by USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service.
DES MOINES — Iowa farmers interested in reducing soil erosion, improving water quality and creating wildlife habitat on their land have until Oct. 17 to be considered for funding through USDA’s Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) for fiscal 2015.
AMES — Renewable Energy Group, Inc. Chief Financial Officer Chad Stone will become the next chairman of the Iowa Biodiesel Board, the Association announced this past week in a news release.
NEWTON (AP) — Crews rescued a man who became trapped in a grain bin south of here, fire officials said.
PEOSTA — U.S. farmers labor every day in one of the world's most-dangerous occupations.
Iowa’s Center for Agricultural Safety and Health continues to help farmers stay alive and well. We have a lot to be proud of when it comes to Iowa agriculture.
WEST DES MOINES — Conservation, property rights and energy issues were among the subjects discussed by Iowa Farm Bureau Federation delegates during this past week’s annual policy conference here.
Fargo, N.D., not Decatur, Ill., is going to be the home of the new National Agricultural Genotyping Center.
PAULLINA — Bruce Rohwer is following in the family history of farming and education. He has combined those to become a commodity group leader.
There is something almost serene about a tractor kicking up dust on a gravel road in the fall, surrounded by crops to the side and blue sky above.