Tips to Boost Your Bottom Line in 2015

Increase Biosecurity 80% of disease comes in either the front door or the back door. A producer controls this through use of adequate quarantines (front...

“A DAY IN IOWA AGRICULTURE” PHOTO PROJECT ANNOUNCED

Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey is challenging Iowans to celebrate National Agriculture Day on Wednesday, March 18, by photographing their connection with Iowa...

Calderwood named Iowa Pork Queen

The Iowa Pork Producers Association (IPPA) announced their 2015 Youth Leadership Team after two days of intense training and competition at the Iowa Pork...

Additional water quality funds available to Iowa farmers

Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey announced this week that funds are available for projects focused on implementing and demonstrating innovative delivery of practices...

Teens accused of stealing livestock from farms in rural Iowa

Two people were accused of stealing more than $30,000 worth of hogs, cattle and equipment in more than 20 burglaries in southeastern Iowa. About $25,000...

Iowa Pork Producers to Join USFRA

The Iowa Pork Producers Association along with several other groups has joined the U.S. Farmers and Ranchers Alliance. Iowa Pork President Dave Struthers says...

USDA report: 2015 farm incomes to decline

  Reports released Feb. 10 by the U.S. Department of Agriculture predict some decreased average income for farm households in 2015, but one expert is...

Baker named honorary master pork producer

Former IPIC interim director and current senior clinician at ISU CVM, Rodney “Butch” Baker was named Honorary Master Pork Producer during the 2015 Iowa...

Pork conference scheduled Feb. 23 at Borlaug Center

Iowa pork producers are invited to learn more about disease preparedness and traceability, development and implementation of common industry audits, and swine health research...

Study: Food labels helpful but their claims raise skepticism

A growing number of shoppers say they find food labels helpful. However, consumer confidence in the trustworthiness of most food label claims has declined...
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