Iowa City, Iowa — Radio signals were detected last week coming from one of Jupiter’s moons. The device onboard the Juno spacecraft that made the discovery was designed and built at the University of Iowa.
Sheldon, Iowa — When the Sheldon City Council meets Wednesday afternoon they’ll hold a public hearing on the City’s USDA Rural Development Grant Application. Read more
Sheldon, Iowa — A fire in the back of a garbage truck Monday morning illustrates the importance of not putting hot materials out for trash pick-up. Read more
IARN — Sonny Perdue’s days as US Secretary of Agriculture are winding down, but the Georgia native says he’s grateful to have had the chance to lead the US Department of Agriculture. Read more
IARN — The National FFA Board of Directors and National FFA Board of Trustees announced the resignation of as CEO of the National FFA Organization and National FFA Foundation, effective January 15. In a statement, Poeschl said, “I know there have been challenges we have faced during my tenure, but my intentions have been for the best interests of FFA and our student members.” He adds, “I’m proud of what we have accomplished together, but now it’s time for the next CEO of FFA to step in and make their mark.” Read more
IARN — Iowa beef producers are getting ready for the early spring calving season.
According to Iowa State University Extension and Outreach beef specialist Chris Clark, the month of January is a prime time to finish up all preparations for the very busy calving season that’s to come. Read more