Wednesday, August 23, 2017

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  • Homeowners Affected Under New CAFO Law

    Homeowners Affected Under New CAFO Law

    Iowa homeowners whose quality of life or property values have been impacted by confined feeding operations (CAFOS) may now have even fewer options. Under a bill approved by the Rep ...

  • Avian Flu Continues to Spread

    Avian Flu Continues to Spread

    Eight Iowa facilities have now been infected with avian flu, bringing the total number of infected chicken and turkeys to 10 million. Most of the losses have been egg-laying hens. ...

  • Iowa House Democrats Rural Caucus for 2015 Session

    Iowa House Democrats Rural Caucus for 2015 Session...

    Over the last 50 years, many rural communities have experienced a significant decline in population. A vibrant ag economy is critical to a strong economy and creating jobs in commu ...

  • Help for First Time Farmers

    Help for First Time Farmers

    Iowans wanting to get into agriculture must overcome numerous hurdles. In order to keep Iowa’s agricultural economy strong, we must ensure that first time farmers have the resource ...

Governor Signs Expansion of Road Weight Limits for Farmers

Governor Signs Expansion of Road Weight Limits for Farmers

Thursday, Governor Chet Culver signed House File 2512 which expands and provides an exception to existing weight restrictions for certain six- and seven-axle trucks on non-interst ...

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