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IDALS to offer Crop Insurance Discount Program starting Dec. 1

A Crop Insurance Discount Program will provide farmers and landowners who plant fall cover crops the opportunity to apply for a $5 per acre...
USDA Under Secretary Xochitl Torres Small looks at cows at Austin Schulte Dairy farm in Benton County. CREDIT USDA

USDA invests $74.7 million in rural Iowa projects

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced $74.7 million of investment in rural Iowa projects Feb. 1 at a tour of Austin Schulte Dairy,...
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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.

Reynolds seeking USDA disaster designation

The USDA has estimated that 3.57 million acres of corn and 2.5 million acres of soybeans in the state were severely damaged by the...

New packaging plant creates possibilities for Goodwill

Plant Director Jon Olson leads visitors on a tour of Goodwill of the Heartland's new state-of-the-art vegetable oil packaging plant in Coralville.  By Katharine Carlon katharine@corridorbusiness.com An...

Real Success with Nate Kaeding: Jessica Schamberger

Sponsored by MidWestOne Bank, this is the latest edition of the CBJ’s new podcast feature with Nate Kaeding and notable Iowa business and cultural...

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