Sunday, December 17, 2017

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. ...

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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 comm ...

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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 resourc ...

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Re-Vitalizing Rural Iowa

Re-Vitalizing Rural Iowa

Over the last 50 years, many rural communities have experienced a significant decline in population. We all must work together to re-populate rural Iowa and capitalize on the stre ...

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Agriculture Provides Tremendous Economic Impact in Iowa

Agriculture Provides Tremendous Economic Impact in Iowa

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) just released the final 2012 Census of Agriculture results sharing a wide-range of information ...

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Governor Issues Emergency Proclamation for Drought

Governor Issues Emergency Proclamation for Drought

Iowa Governor Terry Branstad issues a Disaster Emergency Proclamation today to help livestock produces and farmers facing the terrible drought this year.  Here's the latest from t ...

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