Court Puts Iowa Ag Trespass Law on Hold – DTN Dec 5, 2019

🕔Dec 5, 2019The state of Iowa cannot enforce a new ag trespass law signed by Gov. Kim Reynolds last March, after a federal judge granted a preliminary injunction this week in a […]

Biofuels: Republicans Push EPA on RFS – DTN Nov 11, 2019

🕔Nov 11, 2019Seven Midwest senators and Iowa’s governor, all Republicans, are pushing back on EPA’s supplemental plan for the Renewable Fuel Standard, stating in comments that EPA’s latest plan continues to kowtow […]

Biofuel Reallocation Possible – Don’t Celebrate Just Yet – DTN Sep 18, 2019

🕔Sep 18, 2019Recent media reports outlining a possible agreement on the Renewable Fuel Standard may sound promising for the biofuels industry and agriculture, but Sen. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, told agriculture journalists on […]

Disaster Aid Package Passes House, Awaiting President’s Signature – DTN Jun 5, 2019

🕔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 […]

Midwest Flood Damage High From Lack of Warning – DTN Mar 21, 2019

🕔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 […]

Iowa Latest to Declare Storms Disaster – DTN Mar 18, 2019

🕔Mar 18, 2019Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds issued a disaster proclamation on Friday for 15 counties hit by the latest catastrophic flooding in the Midwest, Reynolds announced in a news release. Nebraska Gov. […]

Health Insurance Part of New Farm Bill? Maybe. – DTN Jun 19, 2018

🕔Jun 19, 2018The farm bill could be used next year to offer some relief for farmers from high healthcare insurance premiums they face. Association Health Plans (AHPs) have become an avenue touted […]

USDA Undersec. Confirmed After Cruz Holdup – DTN Mar 1, 2018

🕔Mar 1, 2018Bill Northey was confirmed by voice vote in the U.S. Senate on Tuesday to be the next USDA undersecretary of agriculture for farm and foreign agricultural services, according to the […]

Farmer Health Insurance Confusion: Cooperatives, Waivers, Tax Credits, and More – DTN Nov 1, 2017

🕔Nov 1, 2017Despite the continued political battles over the Affordable Care Act, or “Obamacare,” it remains the law, the marketplace for insurance still exists and enrollment starts Wednesday. Farmers in most of […]

Biofuels: Trump and EPA Continue to Support Renewable Fuels Standard – DTN Oct 20, 2017

🕔Oct 20, 2017With concerns about the Renewable Fuels Standard bubbling over, the president of the United States and the administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency reached out to Iowa Gov. Kim […]

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