Record Set In Unplanted Acres – Where Were The Biggest Shortfalls? – DTN

🕔Aug 13, 2019Farmers were unable to plant just under 19.3 million acres in crops this year, dominated by 11.2 million prevented planting acres for corn and 4.35 million acres for soybeans, according […]

Democrats Seek Rural Connections At Iowa State Fair Springboard – DTN

🕔Aug 13, 2019The Iowa State Fair offers Democratic presidential candidates a chance this week to stump before a crowd and try to generate some momentum, if they can avoid a gaffe while […]

Farmers Vent – Ag Sec. Perdue Listens – DTN

🕔Aug 8, 2019Bob Worth didn’t wait for a listening session at Farmfest on Wednesday to start before getting a few words with Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue about the prevented planting situation in […]

Gene Editing Technology Continues to Develop – DTN

🕔Jul 12, 2019Agribusinesses, trade groups and farmers are excited about the prospects of gene-editing technology, but a great deal of unknowns remain about regulations and consumer acceptance. Gene editing drew a lot […]

Disaster Aid Package Passes House, Awaiting President’s Signature – DTN

🕔Jun 5, 2019Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds toured flooded areas of the southwest corner of her state on Monday, making a point that she was waiting to hear if and when Congress would […]

Trade Aid – USDA Wants to “Avoid Skewing Planting Decisions” – DTN

🕔May 22, 2019USDA on Tuesday said its new round of trade aid “is being designed to avoid skewing planting decisions” after soybean prices fell following a Bloomberg report with details on the […]

African Swine Fever – How Are We Keeping It Out of the U.S.? – DTN

🕔May 22, 2019A USDA official updated members of Congress on Tuesday about work to keep African swine fever from infecting the U.S. pork industry. Greg Ibach, undersecretary of marketing and regulatory programs […]

Iowa Farmers Count Their Losses – DTN

🕔Mar 28, 2019A small group of farmers on Tuesday looked out at what is normally their farm ground and the now-destroyed bins that normally protect their income. What they see instead is […]

Grain Losses Due To Flood – Uncertainty For Farmers – DTN

🕔Mar 26, 2019Farmers who lost grain in their bins during historic floods won’t see any kind of indemnity unless Congress includes it in a disaster package. More details about federal resources for […]

Midwest Flood Damage High From Lack of Warning – DTN

🕔Mar 21, 2019Exasperated local officials told Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds on Monday about lost farms and businesses due to flooding, ongoing river breaches, the need for higher levees and their concern about […]

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