Racing And Gaming Commissioner Looking To Another Term

Des Moines, Iowa — The Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission recently voted to appoint administrator Brian Ohorilko to another four-year term. Ohorilko took over in 2012 to fill out two years of the term of Jack Ketterer, who retired. Read more

USDA cuts ag export forecast for 2022

IARN — The USDA cut its farm exports forecast in 2022, blaming weaker soybean demand from China and lower soybean prices. The Economic Research Service says it now expects American ag exports to hit $175.5 billion in the fiscal year 2022, down from the August forecast of $2 billion. The agency says soybean exports will be down $3.9 billion next year for a total of $28.4 billion. Soybean meal exports were forecast to slump by $800 million to $4.9 billion due to lower prices. Read more