Survey: Cover crops expand acreage, boost yields

cover_crop_corn_residueFor the third year in a row, a national survey of farmers has shown that cover crops improve corn and soybean yields while providing a host of other benefits.

Silos & Smokestacks announces new president


The Silos & Smokestacks National Heritage Area based in Waterloo has named a new president. Cara Miller brings more than 25 years of non-profit management and leadership experience to SSNHA.

The We Care Responsible Pork Initiative

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Every day, the efforts of Iowa hog farmers and all those associated with pork production on farms across America demonstrate care and concern for how pigs are cared for and how pork is produced. The adoption of a statement of ethical principles calls attention to producers’ responsibilities to uphold the highest standards and maintain the public’s trust.



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The Iowa Pork Producers Association is an industry-inclusive organization whose mission is to provide a unified voice to promote and educate for a sustainable, socially responsible, profitable and globally competitive pork industry.