Prairie City native selected for Bayer’s Global Youth Ag Summit

IARN — Bayer recently announced the 100 participants it selected from around the world to participate in the virtual 2021 Youth Ag Summit from November 16-17. Blake Van Der Kamp, a 19-year-old Iowa State University agriculture education and public relations student from Prairie City, Iowa, has been selected as one of six delegates representing the United States. Read more

Carbon capture project coming to Iowa

IARN — Midwest-based Navigator CO2 Ventures has entered into contracts with three industry-leading companies to utilize their respective expertise in advancing the execution of its Heartland Greenway CO2 Pipeline Transportation and Sequestration System Project. Read more

Tyson Mandates COVID Vaccinations For Employees, New Hires

Storm Lake, Iowa — Tyson Foods is requiring all of the current employees at its Storm Lake plant, along with the company’s five other Iowa facilities, to be vaccinated for COVID-19 by November 1st. The company says they will no longer hire unvaccinated people. Read more