Some Ag Aid Relief in Iowa – DTN Sep 4, 2020

🕔Sep 4, 2020
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue used the trip to Iowa to declare 18 counties in the state as disaster areas for agriculture, allowing farmers hit by the derecho on Aug. 10 […]

Iowa: Drought, Derecho, and COVID – Unprecedented Challenges for Farmers – DTN Aug 28, 2020

🕔Aug 28, 2020
If damage to millions of acres of cropland and tens of millions of bushels of grain storage wasn’t enough for Iowa farmers to manage, growing drought conditions in the western […]

Trump Approves Iowa Disaster Request – DTN Aug 19, 2020

🕔Aug 19, 2020
President Donald Trump approved Iowa’s request for an expedited request for a disaster declaration, following last week’s devastating derecho that inflicted damage to crops, grain storage and other agriculture infrastructure. […]

Iowa: Derecho Leaves a Multitude of Harvest Challenges – DTN Aug 17, 2020

🕔Aug 17, 2020
One thing has become clear as crop experts tour the damage left behind by the derecho that ripped through Iowa this week: Farmers will face a multitude of challenges come […]

Iowa Assesses Derecho Damage to Ag – DTN Aug 12, 2020

🕔Aug 12, 2020
About one-third of Iowa’s estimated 30 million acres of cropland was hit hard by the derecho storm on Monday, and Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig said on Tuesday extensive […]

Midwest Grain Storage Torn Up by Storm – DTN Aug 11, 2020

🕔Aug 11, 2020
Grain bins were among the structures damaged by a widespread thunderstorm that slammed the Midwest on Monday, picking up speed and destructive power as it moved from Nebraska into Iowa, […]

Ag Groups Call for More CFAP Aid – DTN Jun 5, 2020

🕔Jun 5, 2020
Farm groups and various officials continue to press USDA to broaden the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) as they highlight agricultural products left out of the program. USDA announced on […]

Coronavirus: No Quick Fix for Pork Industry – DTN Apr 30, 2020

🕔Apr 30, 2020
The executive order signed Tuesday by President Donald Trump is expected to provide more federal resources to ensure packing plants have safety measures in place for their workers to continue […]

River Levees: 2019 Midwest Breaches And Flooding Complicate Crop Insurance Mar 10, 2020

🕔Mar 10, 2020
Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig met with USDA officials from different agencies and local farmers Friday at the Silver Spur Bar & Grill but took his burger to go […]

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