Iowa farmers invest millions on conservation in fiscal 2014 state cost-share program

If you don’t think Iowa farmers care about clean water and protecting natural resources, think again! Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey announced earlier this...

Northey: 2,382 Farmers Invested $ 13 Million on Conservation Practices Through State Cost Share...

Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey today highlighted the 2,382 Iowa farmers that used state cost share funds to install conservation practices during the...

Farming Beyond the Fences

As combines churn across Iowa’s farm fields, Iowans remember they live in a globally-recognized ‘farm state,’ because they see the machines working in the...

Iowa hog farmers celebrate Pork Month

October became known as Pork Month because it marked the time of year when hogs were traditionally marketed. Today, it serves as a celebration...

IOWA STATE REPORTS RECORD ENROLLMENT IN ITS COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE & LIFE SCIENCES

For the third consecutive year, the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Iowa State University has set a new enrollment record. The college's fall-semester...

Iowa State University farm ready for National Barrow Show

The ISU swine teaching farm has a long and rewarding history of preparing animals for the National Barrow Show and this year is no exception. Farm...

Iowa Ag Water Alliance to accelerate pace, scale of water quality improvement

  Accelerating the pace and scale of quantifiable water quality improvements in Iowa is the mission of the Iowa Agriculture Water Alliance (IAWA) launched today...

China halts some U.S. pork imports over feed additive use

China has barred pork imports from six U.S processing plants and six cold storage facilities effective on Wednesday to enforce its ban on the...

Iowa farmers show strong support for water quality efforts

Iowa farmers have once again demonstrated a strong desire to use new practices designed to improve water quality in the state. Iowa Secretary of Agriculture...

New statewide Iowa agriculture literacy organization launched

A new, statewide organization aimed at helping Iowans understand more about how and where their food and fuel is produced is now in business. The...
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