Well everybody fall is here. The weather is becoming cooler and the days are growing shorter. There have been some chances for frost but I haven’t seen any yet by our place, which is good.
(Washington, D.C.) -- Growth Energy welcomes the Environmental Protection Agency’s decision to reject so-called ‘gap-year’ exemptions from the nation’s biofuel laws. Last week, the EPA announced it was denying petitions for small refinery exemptions for past compliance years, from 2011 to 2018.
The change of weather this past week was welcome after rain every day the previous week. From Sept. 6 to Sept. 12 we received almost 3 inches of rain. Thankfully it came slowly and allowed the ground to take it in. With cloudy days and cool temperatures, crop maturity has slowed somewhat. But the forecast ahead shows sunny days with daytime temperatures in the mid-70s. It sounds to me like ideal September weather.
(KMAland) -- Japan traditionally has been the largest value market for U.S. pork exports. So far this year, sales are down 17 percent in value from one year ago.
(Washington, D.C.) -- As part of the 2018 Farm Bill, the Natural Resources Conservation Service has led interagency collaboration to establish the Office of Urban Agriculture and Innovative Production.
(Des Moines) -- The Iowa Economic Development Authority recently hosted a trade webinar that provided updates on the China Phase One Trade Deal.
When I was 16 my family visited Mexico. A favorite idea we brought home was … “disco.” The idea of using simple junk to fashion a skillet was fascinating. But the delicious food we were served, piping hot off the disco, is what actually had us building one just days after arriving home.
(Blencoe) -- Construction is underway on a new barge loading and unloading terminal on the Missouri River near Blencoe in western Iowa.
STRATFORD, Wis. – “I’m no expert but I’m willing to be an open book and share some of things we’ve learned since we began building pasture in 2015,” Jason Cavadini told visitors to his farm for an evening pasture walk Sept. 3.
An employee of Amalgamated Sugar in the Twin Falls region has died from COVID-19, according to the South Central Public Health District.