It may come as a surprise to city dwellers excited by their home values that countless farmers are experiencing a real estate boom that makes residential prices pale in comparison.
Agricultural news, updates and trends from The Gazette.
By Jared Strong - Iowa Capital Dispatch Agriculture Jan. 23, 2022 1:16 pm
The new law “does not discriminate on the basis of the viewpoint of the offender,” wrote District Judge Derek Johnson.
By Tom Barton - Quad City Times Federal Government Jan. 19, 2022 7:09 pm
The Army Corps of Engineers announced plans Wednesday to spend over $829 million on modernizing locks and dams on the Upper Mississippi River, including an infamous bottleneck north of St. Louis that farmers say is crucial to their ability to sell grain overseas.
By Jeff Reinitz, Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier Crime and Courts Jan. 12, 2022 2:23 pm
Black Hawk County sheriff’s deputies arrested 38-year-old Nolan Otto Dewall on Monday on one count of livestock neglect, a misdemeanor.
By Michael Grabell and Bernice Yeung - ProPublica
Federal Government Jan. 10, 2022 6:00 am
What made the critical difference was the turkey industry’s decision to take it upon itself to hunt down the virulent strain.
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Federal Government Jan. 3, 2022 7:22 pm
In November, Iowa Republicans U.S. Sens. Chuck Grassley and Joni Ernst, among others, introduced their own legislation they said was needed to bring fairness to the cattle marketplace.
A coalition of California restaurants and grocery stores has filed a lawsuit to block implementation of a new farm animal welfare law, adding to uncertainty about whether bacon and other fresh pork products will be much more expensive or in short supply in the state when the new rules take effect on New Year's Day.