Clair Rierson was the Iowa State University head baseball coach for a while. He spent years as a scout for the Minnesota Twins and Los Angeles Dodgers. But what he’s known for in an old and again-growing circle is being C.T. Rierson’s grandson.
Iowa and other agriculture heavy states along the Mississippi River are often held accountable for pollution downstream, even blamed for a "dead zone" about the size of New Jersey.
Growing up, Emily Mitchell was a Hardin County 4-Her from elementary school through high school. She also took part in South Hardin High School’s FFA program.
If a farmer should sell at a certain time when the market dictates it’s best to sell, Julie Roe will say so. If a farmer interested in hiring her wants to talk about her stage 4 non-small cell lung cancer, she’ll be right up front about that too.
New Providence’s reputation as a home for young entrepreneurs paid off again recently. There is no missing High Performance Livestock Equipment and Fencing Supply when coming into town from north.
What used to be an empty lot with nothing growing but wild grasses will soon be teeming with just about every veggie you can grow in Iowa.
Chad Hart, associate professor and crop marketing specialist at Iowa State University, shared his concerns for the future of the markets during the 2019 North Central Iowa Crop and Land Stewardship Clinic in Iowa Falls recently. Though very real, he said a lot of those concerns can be fixed …
There is a certain amount of automatic driving in the world already. Cars have corrective steering and cruise control. Tractors and combines do, too. But when it comes to pinpoint turning, nothing beats a driver behind the wheel.
While industrial hemp can be used in more than 25,000 products, Iowa farmers shouldn't plan on collecting profits anytime soon.
Of Iowa’s nine reporting districts, five indicated a decrease in farmland values last year. The central, of which Hardin County is part, had the second-largest decrease at 2.4 percent. The two central tiers just to the north, including Franklin County, saw just a 0.2 percent decrease. Only t…
Innovation isn’t always about invention. In Denny Friest’s case, it’s about 18 years of studying farming’s impact on both the environment and farmer profitability, and putting what he’s learned into good practice.
What started as a simple holiday giveaway at the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines, has turned into a Christmas tradition in several Iowa communities as Iowa Select handed out pork loins for the holiday for a second-straight year. A year ago, the Iowa Falls-based company handed out 15,000…