Center works to protect what matters

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.

September 14, 2014 11:29 am(0)

Conservation, education weighed at IFBF conference

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.

September 12, 2014 11:22 am(0)

Fargo named home of new genotyping center

Fargo, N.D., not Decatur, Ill., is going to be the home of the new National Agricultural Genotyping Center.

September 12, 2014 11:18 am(0)
Director of Iowa corn group prioritizes education

Director of Iowa corn group prioritizes education

PAULLINA — Bruce Rohwer is following in the family history of farming and education. He has combined those to become a commodity group leader.

September 12, 2014 11:11 am(0)
Tractors pose greatest hazards on farm

Tractors pose greatest hazards on farm

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.

September 11, 2014 8:00 am(0)
School principal pursues two callings

School principal pursues two callings

AUDUBON — Eric Trager loves the farm. He just doesn’t make his living from it.

September 10, 2014 11:00 pm(0)

Sisters receive Farmland Owner Award

KNOXVILLE — Three sisters are sharing the 2014 Farmland Owner Award, granted annually by Practical Farmers of Iowa.

September 10, 2014 1:46 pm(0)

Chinese woman seeks December trade-secrets trial

DES MOINES (AP) — A Chinese woman charged as part of what federal prosecutors say was a conspiracy to steal trade secrets from U.S. seed corn companies is seeking to have her case separated from her brother’s and wants a trial held as quickly as possible.

September 10, 2014 1:34 pm(0)

Poet opens nation’s first commericial-scale cellulosic ethanol plant in Emmetsburg

With dignitaries including city officials, the governor of Iowa and a European monarch, more than 2,000 people watched Sept. 3 as baling wire was cut to signify the grand opening of the state’s first commercial-scale cellulosic ethanol plant.

September 10, 2014 1:27 pm(0)
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