Court upholds Iowa water-quality regulations

DES MOINES (AP) — The Iowa Supreme Court recently upheld water-quality regulations business and farm groups say are costly and burdensome.

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Small farm draws New Mexico family back to Iowa

Small farm draws New Mexico family back to Iowa

HONEY CREEK — Farm roots run deep. In the case of Kim Nelson and his family, that meant uprooting what they planted in New Mexico.

July 24, 2014 8:00 am Photos


True taste of farming

True taste of farming

TRIPOLI — It’s a perfect day for weeding on the Genuine Faux organic farm, sunny and cool with soils finally drying out after recent rains.

July 24, 2014 7:00 am(0)

Small farms experiment with new markets

Despite the risks, the hard work and those monster land prices recently, small farms can find new directions to grow their business.

July 24, 2014 6:00 am(0)
Farms incorporating for protection

Farms incorporating for protection

More Iowa farm ground may be owned by corporations, but Ryan Drollette believes that number is misleading.

July 24, 2014 3:00 am(0)

Iowa Women in Agriculture Conference set

ANKENY — “Bridging the Gap, It’s Everyone’s Ag” is the theme of the July 29 Iowa Women in Agriculture Conference at the FFA Enrichment Center here.

July 23, 2014 2:32 pm(0)

Chinese woman in trade-secrets case seeks release from custody

DES MOINES (AP) — A woman from China awaiting trial in Iowa on charges she conspired to steal trade secrets from U.S. seed corn companies is asking the government to release her on bond so she can travel to California and to her homeland.

July 23, 2014 12:35 pm(0)

Obama signs Iowa disaster declaration

DES MOINES (Des Moines Bureau) — President Obama on July 14 issued a presidential disaster declaration covering nine Iowa counties.

July 23, 2014 12:30 pm(0)

ISU Extension moves to integrated approach to help farmers

AMES — Iowa State University Extension has created a new team and direction to advise farmers on corn and soybean production.

July 19, 2014 8:00 am(0)
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