Gov. Kim Reynolds in June signed a bill that allows Iowa animal feeding operations to exceed confinement capacity if they install an anaerobic digester to treat all manure.
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Navigator, a Texas-based company, is proposing a 1,300-mile pipeline that would pass through 36 Iowa counties, including Linn, Benton, Cedar, Delaware and Iowa, capturing carbon dioxide at ethanol and fertilizer plants and transporting the liquid form of the gas to a sequestration site in western Illinois.
A former manager for an influential Iowa-based pork dealer has died in a crash, days after federal prosecutors charged him in a scheme to swindle hog farmers through fraudulent buying practices.
By Jared Strong - Iowa Capital Dispatch
Agriculture Nov. 7, 2021 10:38 am
Cattle are the top source of methane in agriculture. One cow can belch more than 200 pounds of methane each year, according to researchers at the University of California, Davis. There were about 3.7 million cattle and calves in Iowa as of January.
Gillian Brassil - McClatchy Washington Bureau
Government & Politics Oct. 28, 2021 6:00 am
A federal judge this week ordered Rep. Devin Nunes' family members to disclose how they are paying for their defamation lawsuit against a reporter and magazine publisher over a 2018 story about their Iowa farm.
Companies Oct. 27, 2021 8:24 pm
The 56-year-old man was struck and killed by a vehicle around 6 a.m. Wednesday while joining strikers on a picket line outside the John Deere Parts Distribution Center in Milan, Ill.