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Sen. Charles Grassley joined some Democrats criticizing the U.S. Department of Agriculture after learning Southern states fared better in 2019 trade-war aid payments. more
Lisa Zelle is Scott County’s latest inductee into the Iowa 4-H Hall of Fame. more
One hundred thirty upgraded Iowa sewer plants now give the Department of Natural Resources live time data for those waging Iowa’s fight against nitrogen and phosphorus pollution. more
The Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship manages Iowa’s nutrient reduction strategy to change thoughts and actions, as well as reduce fertilizer run off. more
Iowa Nutrient Reduction spending has increased  environmental awareness among Iowa farmers, but still leaves more than 60 percent of surveyed farmers  with little knowledge about the efforts. more
Iowa’s battle against farm fertilizer runoff ramped up spending to more than $500 million a year to discourage planting on marginal ground, encourage and subsidize cover crops, create hundreds of new monitoring sites and generate lots of new data. Still, Iowa’s eight-year water quality effort is losing ground against nitrogen runoff and making only modest reductions in phosphorous. more
Rolling along in a pickup truck across a field in Harlan, Iowa, Alex Freeman really got to know Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig, and the cattle producer they were visiting. more
Six North Scott FFA students won gold ratings at the Iowa FFA Agriscience Fair, and two are national finalists. more
The coronavirus pandemic has shown the strength of remote working and online marketing in new efforts that may help rural development, speakers at the Aug. 21 online Iowa Rural Summit said. more
The ethanol industry’s losses have been more severe than economists originally predicted, an Iowa State University economist said. more
U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley says a recent U.S. Department of Agriculture report on market disruption in the cattle industry shows the need for congress to act. more
Two major farm shows are off the calendar for 2020. To fill this gap, Farm Progress is launching the first ever Farm Progress Virtual Experience, or FPVX. more
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