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Handling birds with kid gloves
The ongoing bird flu outbreak has forced competitors at the Linn County Fair and other poultry events in the state to prepare...
Is the bird flu slowing down?
Iowa officials are optimistic after the growth of bird flu cases in the state slowed last week.Iowa Agriculture Secretary Bil...
More news about the bird flu virus
Agriculture officials say five more farms likely have been affected by the deadly H5N2 bird flu virus, including an egg-layin...
More bird flu has been detected
State officials say the bird flu virus has been found in a large egg-laying flock in northwest Iowa, plus four more poultry f...
BREAKING: Bird flu virus found in five more Iowa farms
State officials say the bird flu virus has been found in a large egg-laying flock in northwestIowa, plus four more poultry fa...
Conservation project matching funds available
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey says more than $6.75 million is available to help fa...
Crops in Iowa.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa farmers, for the first time this season, are ahead of the five-year average for planting c...
Erosion may cost Iowa farmers $1 billion each year
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Rain and wind is washing away enough of Iowa's fertile topsoil to potentially reduce crop y...
Power Farming Show to include cover crop workshops
~ DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Farmers attending the Iowa Power Farming Show next week in Des Moines will get a chance to learn ab...
Branstad spares 2 turkeys as part of annual pardon
~ DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad has spared two turkeys named Carmel and Apple as part of the annual Thanks...
October Winner of the "Gary Wergin Good Farm Neighbor Award" Named
Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey has announced that the Brauer family, who raise both hogs and cattle on their farm...