AMES — Nicole Jonas operates Red Granite Farm with her young family in Boone.
SAN ANTONIO — Even though the farm bill has been passed, National Corn Growers Association delegates still discussed some of the ways it will be implemented.
SAN ANTONIO — Resolution work was the final order of business for 123 voting delegates at the American Soybean Association’s recent annual membership meeting during the Commodity Classic.
Violence and political instability in Ukraine put a damper on the grain markets at the start of this past week. It doesn’t appear the situation in that country is going to improve in the near future.
Water — clear, clean water — is the goal of farm and environmental organizations throughout the country and especially in the Mississippi River watershed.
ROWLEY — Buchanan County farmer Dick Sloan remembers his father heading to the fields with a four-row planter and garden rototiller.
The 2014 farm bill, passed just a few weeks ago, makes several changes to conservation programs. Most notably, a number of programs were merged, and conservation compliance was connected to crop insurance.
Improving water quality is going to require the cooperation of all facets of agriculture, John Lawrence says.
Green signs of life will soon be peeking through the brown covering, and Bruce Anderson says pastures could face several challenges this spring.
More than 872 Iowa farmers, who are members of the Iowa Corn Growers Association (ICGA), participated in the National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) 2013 National Corn Yield Contest.