Ag News

Ethanol on display at Iowa Corn Ethanol 350

IARN – Supporting Iowa’s World Class Corn Producers at the Iowa Corn Ethanol 350 this past weekend were our friends at the Iowa Corn Growers Association.  Iowa corn farmers are

New year farm bill funding boost not a given

IARN – Increased funding for the farm bill next year is not guaranteed. There is also no certainty that increased funding can be counted on for political support for a

USDA continues to learn about H5N1 vs HPAI

IARN – It feels like we have had a broken record going around and around during the spring and fall of the past few years. We have talked at length

Six Northwest Iowa Dairy Farms Have Bird Flu

Des Moines, Iowa — Highly pathogenic avian influenza has now been detected in six northwest Iowa Dairy operations. The Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship says the virus has

USDA aids Landus in opening new fertilizer production facility

IARN – Yesterday marked the ribbon cutting of Landus’ brand new 75,000-square-foot Fertilizer Production and Distribution Facility in Boone. The facility, which costs nearly $15 million, will produce sustainable, slow-release

Secretary Naig provides H5N1/HPAI update

IARN – Iowa has joined this spring’s list of states that have been affected by High Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) and H5N1. It’s the same virus but has gone under