DES MOINES, IOWA, Aug. 8, 2017 - Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt met with farmers, elected officials, and ag industry leaders today to hear feedback on re-writing the Waters of the U.S. Rule (WOTUS) under the Clean Water Act (CWA).
DES MOINES, Iowa, June 7, 2017 — The National Pork Board (NPB), with support from USDA and other ag organizations, is working on a voluntary plan to minimize business disruption from foreign animal diseases.
ELK POINT, S.D., June 5, 2017 – The defamation lawsuit brought by a South Dakota meat processor against ABC News began Monday. Beef Products Inc. is suing ABC News and reporter Jim Avila for $1.9 billion, claiming the show caused the company to lose money after news reports in 2012 referred to their product as “pink slime.”
DES MOINES, Iowa, April 20, 2017 – The small town of Wever in southeast Iowa is now home to the first start-from-scratch nitrogen fertilizer plant built in the U.S. in more than 25 years. Iowa Fertilizer Co. (IFCO) officially began production at the plant Wednesday.
DES MOINES, Iowa, April 3, 2017 -- Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad heads to D.C. this week to meet with lawmakers and U.S. State Department officials about his nomination as Ambassador to China. The trip comes as Chinese President Xi Jinping prepares to meet with President Donald Trump in Florida, but Brandstad said he won’t be joining those discussions.