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Help for First Time Farmers

By |2014-10-02T14:30:40-05:00October 2nd, 2014|Categories: Agriculture, Featured, Jobs & Economy, Recent News|Tags: , , , , , |

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 resources and support they need to be successful. In 2013, Iowa had 88,500 farms averaging 346 acres. According to United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) statistics, the trend is [...]

Re-Vitalizing Rural Iowa

By |2014-09-23T13:22:40-05:00September 23rd, 2014|Categories: Agriculture, Education, Featured, Health Care, Jobs & Economy, Recent News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

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 strengths of rural communities to create good jobs and improve the quality of life. Statistics show that students with access to broadband in their homes are 6-8% more [...]

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