Iowa’s Best Burger is named

IARN — In celebration of “May Beef Month,” the Iowa Cattlemen’s Association and Iowa Beef Industry Council are excited to announce the results of Iowa’s Best Burger contest. Bambino’s, in Ossian, has been awarded this year’s Iowa’s Best Burger honors. Read more

U.S., E.U. Ag groups ask for end to retaliatory tariffs

IARN — A total of 88 U.S. and European organizations representing a wide range of industries are asking for an end to trade tariffs between the U.S. and E.U. The groups sent a letter to leaders on both sides of the Atlantic asking for the permanent removal of the tariffs on sectors unrelated to the ongoing Trans-Atlantic trade dispute. The organizations range from agricultural products to consumer goods. Read more

Naig, IDALS proud to support Iowa’s local meat lockers

IARN — Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig is reminding Iowans that one option to get more Iowa-grown products in their diet is to visit their local meat locker.

During a recent Instagram Live session with Iowa Senator Joni Ernst, Secretary Naig highlighted some of the work this year from the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship. He specifically mentioned supporting the state’s meat lockers. Read more

USDA announces updates to livestock insurance policies

IARN — The Department of Agriculture (USDA) this week announced updates to livestock insurance policies for 2022 and beyond. USDA says the updates are designed to improve options for producers and to create additional opportunities for producers to participate. Read more