GREENFIELD — Angela Mortoza walks the halls of Adair County Memorial Hospital, but she could be walking the aisle of a local grocery store with all the smiles, the friendly conversation, the jokes.
WEST DES MOINES – Steve Bruere knows the boom in farmland values has likely ended. But, the question of where farm prices go from here is still an unknown.
DES MOINES — Gov. Terry Branstad and other Iowa officials joined forces with ag organizations and supporters of the renewable fuels industry to launch a campaign to educate presidential candidates about the benefits of biofuels.
MANNING — An agribusiness located several miles out of this rural Carroll County town relies on its access to reliable, high-speed internet.
CEDAR RAPIDS — It has a new name and broad support from the health care, education, public safety, economic development, agriculture and telecommunications industries, but Gov. Terry Branstad’s broadband initiative may face the same hurdles that scuttled it last year.
WEST DES MOINES – Proposals for federal tax reform scare Dave Brown.
CEDAR FALLS — President Barack Obama praised Cedar Falls as a small town doing big things during his Jan. 14 stop at Cedar Falls Utilities to announce a new broadband proposal ahead of his State of the Union address.
Farmers should expect more limited price bounces for corn and soybean this spring.
WATERLOO (AP) — When John Deere put 462 workers on indefinite layoff, it sent a signal to some of the company’s suppliers they, too, might have to scale back their employment rolls.
Deere & Co. announced Jan. 23 that it will lay off more than 900 employees in Iowa and Illinois as it continues to match production levels with market demand.