Iowa is moving up in the agricultural world. Preliminary U.S. Census data shows the state has seen increases in ag production and the value of crops and livestock sold, surpassing Texas, Illinois and California in those three categories. Here is more from Iowa Secretary of State Bill Northey’s office:
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Johnson County, the latest place in Iowa to offer the Women, Land and Legacy outreach project, is offering its first event on Feb. 6, 2014, in Iowa City. The project was started in 2004 and involves government, non-profits and faith based organizations, and works to help meet the needs of agricultural women in rural areas.
The following is from the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship: DES MOINES – Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey today announced that Mike Naig has been hired as the new Deputy Secretary for the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship. He will start with the Department on September 4. “Mike will be […]
If you know any budding youth artists or adults with artistic talent, point them to the Second Annual Celebration of Iowa Agriculture Art Award and yes, there are cash prizes for the winners. I’m just in awe of last year’s winners. Larry Mendenhall of Altoona and Erika
In speaking with Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey last week, he mentioned that his favorite day of the year happens during the Iowa State Fair. That’s when Northey has the honor of recognizing Iowa farms that have been in families for generations as part of the Century and Heritage Farm program.