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12/11/2014
IPPA to host 2015 Cyclone Swine Spectacular
Kids from eight to 18 who are interested in pork production are encouraged to attend on Feb. 28.

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12/11/2014
ISU names new animal science chair
Donald Beermann is the former head of the University of Nebraska animal science department.

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12/11/2014
Study shows farming even stronger driver of Iowa economy
Animal agriculture's contribution to the state economy increased $3.5 billion.

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12/2/2014
Northey makes water quality budget request
Secretary of Agriculture seeks to add to Water Quality Initiative success.

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11/25/2014
Iowa’s largest hog farmer donates pork to armed services members
Each Iowa service member is receiving $28 worth of pork coupons.

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11/25/2014
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.

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11/25/2014
New survey finds Iowans with greater trust in farming
The Iowa Food and Family Project surveyed more than 350 health-conscious Iowans.

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11/12/2014
Iowan one of new USFRA faces of farming and ranching
Erin Brenneman of Wellman will serve as a national spokesperson for farmers and ranchers.

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11/11/2014
Iowa water quality project funds now available
The Water Improvement Review Board is making $830,000 available.

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10/30/2014
Local elementary students take virtual trip to farm
A West Des Moines class learns about farming through an Ag in the Classroom program.

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10/29/2014
Persistence pays off for young Story Co. hog farmer
Rural Nevada farm couple shows off new hog barn.

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10/23/2014
Meat export volumes lower in August, but value remains strong
Pork export value per head of slaughter is up 21 percent year to date.

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10/10/2014
The Lucky Pig has Iowa’s ‘Best Breaded Pork Tenderloin’
The breaded tenderloin at Brick Street's Butler Cafe in Bondurant was the runnerup.

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10/7/2014
Americans showing increased preference for pork
The percentage of pork eaten in America has grown significantly since 2011.

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10/3/2014
Stream “Farmland” free this month on Hulu
The film provides a first-hand look at farming and the lives of six young American farmers and ranchers. Photo Credit Don Holtz

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10/1/2014
Iowa hog farmers celebrate Pork Month
Hog farmers take pride in responsibly producing safe and nutritious pork.

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9/29/2014
Swine inventory bounces back from seven-year low
The Sept. 1 inventory was up 8 percent in Iowa and 6 percent nationally.

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9/19/2014
President issues Executive Order to address antibiotic resistance
A new interagency task force will work to develop a national action plan.

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9/19/2014
Food pantries across Iowa to receive 24 tons of pork
Jen Sorenson of the Deb and Jeff Hansen Foundation delivers pork loins to Irvin Klausen of the Ackley Food Pantry.

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9/11/2014
July pork export volume down, but value up
Pork export volume dropped 3 percent while value increased 14 percent in July.

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