SAC CITY – Bill Northey believes Iowa’s farmers are doing it right when it comes to managing nitrates.
The use of GMO seeds has made things more complicated for some agribusinesses, but also presents an opportunity for plant breeders.
Missouri Farm Bureau President Blake Hurst remembers the impact genetically modified crop technology had on his Northwest Missouri farm.
ODEBOLT — The air is cold and crisp today on Roger Lansink’s Sac County farm. Everything seems crystal clear. But, in the world of organic agriculture, one thing is still a little murky. The industry is discussing whether to establish an organic checkoff, and if it does, just how that checko…
OAK PARK, Ill. — Growing up on a grape farm in the Lake Erie “Grape Belt” in New York before settling in the Midwest offered Heather Guido a unique definition of agriculture.
DES MOINES — The USDA announced 115 grants totaling $372 million for conservation projects last week, including two grants in Iowa totaling $5.6 million.
Very little has changed in the grain market outlook in recent weeks, despite new government reports. The Jan. 12 crop report was slightly less bearish regarding grain figures, but those figures still show a large supply on hand.
A majority of Americans support labeling of genetically modified foods, whether they care about eating them or not.
CEDAR RAPIDS — The city of Cedar Rapids partnered with multiple agriculture commodity groups Jan. 14 as $2 million in Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) funding was approved for water-quality improvement projects in the Middle Cedar River.
AMES — Iowa Learning Farms begins its fifth year of monthly webinars with Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey. The webinar will be live Jan. 27 at 4 p.m.