ISU names new animal science chair
Donald Beermann is the former head of the University of Nebraska animal science department.
Northey makes water quality budget request
Secretary of Agriculture seeks to add to Water Quality Initiative success.
Iowa farmers invest millions on conservation in fiscal 2014 state cost-share program
Nearly 2,400 farmers contributed $13 million to implement new conservation practices during the fiscal year.
Iowan one of new USFRA faces of farming and ranching
Erin Brenneman of Wellman will serve as a national spokesperson for farmers and ranchers.
Local elementary students take virtual trip to farm
A West Des Moines class learns about farming through an Ag in the Classroom program.
Meat export volumes lower in August, but value remains strong
Pork export value per head of slaughter is up 21 percent year to date.
Americans showing increased preference for pork
The percentage of pork eaten in America has grown significantly since 2011.
Iowa hog farmers celebrate Pork Month
Hog farmers take pride in responsibly producing safe and nutritious pork.
President issues Executive Order to address antibiotic resistance
A new interagency task force will work to develop a national action plan.
July pork export volume down, but value up
Pork export volume dropped 3 percent while value increased 14 percent in July.