First came soy, then almonds, cashews and coconuts. Now, dairy companies are milking everything from peas and quinoa to flax, oats and hemp amid surging demand for plant-based alternative drinks.
Iowa farmland professionals are cautious on near-term land values.
An Iowa State team received $5,000 for its proposal to improve the shelf life of cassava, which is a staple food in Africa and can rot within three days after harvest. They won the 2018 Food Solutions Challenge.
“In spite of the volatility, we’re still in a bullish market,” says Jerry Gulke, president of Gulke Group.
Farmers have until June 1 to make new MPP coverage elections. MPP coverage will be retroactive to January 2018.
When two-thirds of consumers don’t know how to pick a ripe peach, it’s not surprising that they also have a hard time telling when fruits and vegetables have passed their prime.
This blog could also be titled “When bad things happen to good people.”