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ADM Cedar Rapids Teamsters strike

ADM launches online farming course

Archer Daniel Midlands (ADM) has developed an online course, called Shift, for producers to better operate farmland. Shift, standing for “Successful Habits in Farming Today,”...

The state of the agricultural economy

Iowa’s economy is particularly tied to agriculture. The state is the No. 1 U.S. producer of hogs and corn, and a leader in soybeans...

Conterra AG Capital adds vice president relationship manager

Conterra AG Capital, an asset management company based in Des Moines that focuses exclusively on agriculture, is hiring Matt Manuel as vice president relationship...
Iowa Farm Bureau Federation

FFA cultivates future leaders

Fair season in Iowa brings generations together to celebrate the hard work of those involved in programs like 4-H and FFA. I was once one...

Iowa farmers highlighted in ‘Real Farmers. Real Food. Real Meat’ campaign

While Iowa’s bread and butter lies within the agricultural industry, Iowans still have questions about the health of their foods, how it was raised...
Iowa State AI

Iowa State launching agricultural AI institute

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture and the U.S. National Science Foundation has announced 11 new Artificial Intelligence Research...
Cedar River canoeing

USDA awards $17M to three watershed projects in Iowa

Three regional conservation projects in Iowa have received federal funding, the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship announced Monday. “There is great conservation work...

Iowa farmland values continue strong

By Maurie Cashman | Guest Column Midwest farmland values increased 6% in 2020 — the largest gain since 2012, according to the Chicago Federal Reserve.

Higher commodity prices boost ag outlook for 2021

A pair of keen observers closely attuned to the Iowa ag economy — and its tendrils stretching across the nation and around the globe...

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