The recent rains has caused a harvest delay premium in the soybean market.
CEDAR RAPIDS — Iowa’s farmland values dropped 3.4 percent over the past six months and 8.8 percent over the past year, according to the state’s agland Realtors.
Many in agriculture were relieved when the farm bill was passed earlier this year.
Rail problems likely will have a long reach with moving grain during harvest and beyond.
SIOUX CITY (AP) — Iowa landowners want to see the details of a proposed oil pipeline that would carry crude oil from North Dakota across the state to Illinois.
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.