Iowa Secretary of Agriculture, Bill Northey, says 2016 was a record year for farmers in Iowa, but Ag struggled in other aspects. The corn and soybean crop is expected to break records once the product is fully
New and existing commercial manure applicators can meet their certification training requirements on Thursday, Jan. 5, 2017, at 75 different locations in Iowa. “It’s important to get to class and submit the paperwork before applying manure,” said
Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) is partnering with the Iowa Illinois Safety Council (IISC) to offer an Essentials of Safety Program Management certificate program. The training is designed for organizations looking to develop a defined safety
More than 200,000 Iowans live in poverty and struggle to cover the basic necessities, including their heating bills. MidAmerican Energy has developed a program to allow customers to help those in need in their communities through I
Earlier this week, the grassroots political action fund, Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement (ICCI), released a statement chastising Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Director, Chuck Gipp, for requesting a status quo budget for fiscal year 2018.
The 8th Annual Relay Iowa is still six months away, but runners interested in signing up have an incentive to register for the event in advance. By forming and registering a team with one captain and three
Senator Chuck Grassley announced Wednesday that he will be retaining seats on the Senate Judiciary, Finance, Agriculture and Budget Committees in the 115th Congress. It is also expected he will retain his position as Chairman of the
In the past six months, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Council corporate partners have contributed more than $360,000 to support STEM programs across the state. Business investments in the program have continued to grow over the
A recent report from the Corporate Equality Index (CEI) gave Alliant Energy Corporation a score of 90 out of 100 based on their corporate policies and practices relating to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) workplace equality.
Wednesday, Dec. 21, marked the first official day of winter and experienced some unseasonably warm weather. Despite temperatures well above average, the Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH) is reminding homeowners that the coldest days of the