USDA invests $26 million in biofuel infrastructure

IARN — On August 19, Deputy Under Secretary for Rural Development Justin Maxson announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing $26 million to build infrastructure to expand the availability of higher-blend renewable biofuels by 822 million gallons annually in 23 states. Read more

Twenty-five Iowa Cattlemen receive Iowa Farm Environmental Leader Award

IARN — Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds, Lt. Gov. Adam Gregg, Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig, Deputy Secretary of Agriculture Julie Kenney, and Department of Natural Resources Director Kayla Lyon honored 89 farm families at the Iowa Farm Environmental Leader Award ceremony on August 18th. Of those recognized, 25 are Iowa Cattlemen’s Association members. Read more