Northwest Iowa — The abundant rainfall we received early this spring had many area farmers not getting their crops into the field until later than normal. Read more
The question of how best to address environmental challenges has increasingly become a partisan flashpoint. So, when there is a green solution on which many Republicans and Democrats see eye-to-eye, as we do, it’s worth paying attention.
The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), minus the United States, moved to full ratification last year. Now, several countries have a lower tariff in Japan than our beef exports.
Well over a year ago, Farmers for Free Trade was founded as a non-profit with an objective to enlighten rural and urban citizen on the benefits of free trade. The organization travels across the United States, meeting with various commodities to discuss the importance of free trade as it relates to each group.
IABRN – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) released its August World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) on Monday. The monthly report took analysts by surprise, and threw grain markets for a loop.
Statewide Iowa — Iowa farmers continued to experience abnormally dry field conditions across most of the State during the week ending August 11, 2019, according to the USDA, National Agricultural Statistics Service.