IARN — The 2021 National FFA Convention will be in-person this fall after the event was held virtually last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more
IARN — Trade talks are underway between the U.S., Mexico, and Canada, as part of a two-day summit regarding the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). The agreement is nearing its first anniversary, and there are a handful of issues of concern. There are continuing labor concerns between the U.S. and Mexico and trade barriers in place by Mexico and Canada. Read more
IARN — The U.S. Pork Center of Excellence continues to provide education and training opportunities for those in the pork industry. Read more
IARN — As the Ag industry continues to celebrate May Beef Month, a local family-owned business in Tabor continues to provide a high-quality product to your dinner table. Read more
IARN — A market analyst believes Thursday’s pullback in the grain sector was healthy for the market.
One day after the USDA released the May WASDE Report, grain markets experienced a “washout,” says Matt Bennett of AgMarket.Net. Although, he says the major correction was a good thing. Read more
IARN — While most of northern Iowa continues to deal with drought conditions, the U.S. Drought Monitor on Thursday showed some improvement for areas in the southern part of the state.
Iowa State Climatologist Dr. Justin Glisan says many counties in southern Iowa were taken out of the D0 Abnormally Dry category. Currently, all drought coverage for Iowa is either in central or northern Iowa. Read more