LATEST NEWS FROM Iowa

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15:27PM Feb 20, 2020

Farrowing Display is a "Must-See" at Iowa State Fair

Witnessing the birth of pigs helps thousands of consumers connect firsthand with the animals and farmers during the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines.

10:49AM Feb 14, 2020

Iowa Ag Department Boosts Water Quality Improvement Efforts

Katie James
AgWeb Contributor

New coordinators will serve the Floyd, Middle Cedar and North Raccoon watersheds.

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08:37AM Feb 06, 2020

Disease Outlook 2020: Some New, Some Old Threats to Corn and Soybeans

Margy Eckelkamp
Director of Content Development, Machinery Pete

“It’s important to remember 2019 had excess rainfall and high humidity. So, it was a prime environment for a lot of diseases, and with the increase in disease, we have

13:48PM Feb 05, 2020

Family Draws Nielands to Pursue Award-Winning Career in Pig Farming

Jennifer Shike
AgWeb Contributor

For fifth-generation farmers Aaron and Alyce Nieland of Breda, Iowa, being named the 2019 recipients of the Pork All-American Award by the Iowa Pork Producers Association is not something they

06:00AM Feb 04, 2020

Youth Swine Judging Contest Awards $4,500 in Scholarships

Iowa Pork Producers Association Youth Swine Judging Contest encourages kids to get excited about the pork industry and awards top competitors with $4,500 in scholarships.

15:16PM Feb 03, 2020

Iowa Father-Son Duo Takes Home Master Seedstock Producer Award

Bill Owen and his son, Bob, were named the 2019 Master Seedstock Award winners by the Iowa Purebred Swine Council during the Iowa Pork Congress held recently in Des Moines.

11:33AM Jan 29, 2020

IPPA Announces 2019 Master Pork Producers, Pork Partners

At the 2020 Iowa Pork Congress, the Iowa Pork Producers Association introduced the 2019 class of Master Pork Producers and Master Pork Partners.