With climate change already knocking at our door, there’s a more urgent need to reduce greenhouse gases than 10 to 15 years down the road. That’s where ethanol comes in, according to industry proponents.
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By Jaci Smith, - Mason Coty Globe Gazette Business News Sep. 20, 2021 3:48 pm
A Fort Dodge-based cooperative with several locations across North Iowa was struck by a ransonware attack and has shut down its computer systems as a result.
In 2004, a group of Midwestern soil scientists, including John Sawyer at Iowa State University, developed the Maximum Return to Nitrogen, a practice that calls for weighing the prices of corn and fertilizer to find the sweet spot of productivity and profit without waste. The Iowa Farm Bureau Federation criticized the approach in a July podcast.
Sam Edsill Special Sections Sep. 10, 2021 3:41 pm
Iowa City native Corbin Scholz found her passion in organic farming. She is part of a growing trend of women taking on leadership roles in agriculture.
Associated Press Business News Sep. 10, 2021 2:40 pm
A new White House council on U.S. economic conditions held its first meeting Friday, with participants highlighting at least 18 actions taken to help consumers and potentially lower prices.
Agriculture News Sep. 7, 2021 4:01 pm
Meatpacking workers and farm workers who were severely affected by the coronavirus pandemic will be eligible to get grants of up to $600 per person as part of a new $700 million aid program the U.S. Department of Agriculture said.
Iowa meat lockers that make in-demand specialty products often struggle to get enough skilled workers. Which is why the Iowa Legislature created a task force to study whether the state should start an artisanal butchery program at a state community college or university.