Nearly two years removed from the Aug. 10, 2020, derecho, most Iowa farmers are back on their feet, but some are still recovering and rebuilding their operations, with some toppled and damaged farm buildings still in disarray .
Agricultural news, updates and trends from The Gazette.
By Barb Mayes Boustead - Special to the Washington Post Weather Aug. 5, 2022 6:00 am
One acre of corn can release 4,000 gallons of water per day, enough to fill a residential swimming pool in less than a week.
By Josh Rosenberg - The Lens Environmental News Aug. 5, 2022 6:00 am
The Gulf of Mexico Hypoxia Task Force, a partnership formed in the late 1990s with the goal of reducing the size and severity of the hypoxic zone, currently is co-chaired by Iowa Agriculture Secretary Mike Naig.
By Jared Strong - Iowa Capital Dispatch Agriculture Aug. 2, 2022 3:35 pm
Drought conditions are likely to develop over the southern half of Iowa in August as the month starts with a string of abnormally hot days with little chance for rain.
The Gazette Business News Jul. 28, 2022 8:51 am
Aaron Wiese was named Hy-Vee’s next CEO, effective Oct. 1, the West Des Moines-based retail chain announced late Wednesday.
By Clark Kauffman - Iowa Capital Dispatch
News Jul. 26, 2022 6:00 am
Meatpacker tells the nation’s high court that companies “will not be so eager to willingly aid the federal government in a crisis” if those rulings that favor workers’ families are allowed to stand.