IABRN — 2019 saw Mother Nature pack a wallop to the Missouri River valley in western Iowa. Citizens in the area are still trying to recover from flooding which happened way back in March. Levies have been breached, patched, breached again, and so on. Many residents would be excited to turn the page if 2020 was looking better. As of right now, it isn’t.
IABRN — We start a new week of political controversy in Washington, D.C., continuing harvest across the Corn Belt and winter weather that is unusually harsh for this season.
IABRN — Late last week, the Chinese government stated that the U.S and China had reached an agreement to begin rolling back tariffs after a phase one trade deal is signed.
Rock Rapids, Iowa (IABRN) — The U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF) elected their new officers during the Strategic Planning Conference, last week. Algona hog producer Conley Nelson stepped down as the Chairman. He was succeeded by Cevin Jones of Idaho.
Orange City, Iowa – The I-29 Moo University is hosting two dairy field days in November. Each field day will start at 12:30 p.m. and wrap up around 3:30 p.m. Light refreshments and SDSU ice cream will be served. The field days are offered at no cost, so be sure to join for a tour of the dairies and in-depth discussions. Read more
Des Moines, Iowa — Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds left early Friday morning on a trade mission to Japan. Read more