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Rural Development Invests $622 Million Into Iowa In 2016

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development’s mission area invested $622 million in rural Iowa in 2016, providing housing opportunities to thousands while supporting job creation and community improvement. Over $214 million was invested in

IDALS Block Grant Applications Open

Iowa Secretary of Agriculture, Bill Northey, has announced the Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship is now accepting applications for grant funding through the Specialty Crop Block Grant program. These grants are designed to support projects that

Ben Stein Featured Speaker at Land Investment Expo

Next month’s People’s Company 10th annual Land Investment Expo in West Des Moines will feature actor and comedian Ben Stein and Americans for Tax Reform President, Grover Norquist. Host of the Emmy Award winning game show, “Win

Crop Fair For Corn Growers Scheduled For Jan. 17

The Iowa Corn Growers Association (ICGA) and the Iowa Corn Promotion Board (ICPB) will be offering a series of crop fairs hosted in Missouri Valley which will provide Iowa farmers insights and information to operate their businesses

Ice Storm Rolls In Tomorrow

The National Weather Service in Des Moines’ newest models indicates a much later Ice Storm than first predicted with a good chance to delay precipitation around 6 hours from the noon start time that was predicted yesterday.