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DES MOINES (AP) — The unemployment rate in Iowa edged up slightly in September to 4.6 percent from 4.5 percent in August as the state’s labor force grew but the number of workers filing for unemployment also increased.
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THE WORLD POPULATION IS PROJECTED TO INCREASE BY ABOUT A THIRD... BY THE MIDDLE OF THIS CENTURY.
ALONG WITH AN EXPANSION OF THE MIDDLE CLASS AROUND THE WORLD, FARMERS ARE GOING TO NEED TO GROW A LOT MORE FOOD WITH NEARLY THE SAME LAND AND IN Read More »
IOWA CITY — After six years of serving up pizza by the slice, the Wedge Downtown has closed its doors.
The Iowa City Council approved Tuesday 6-0, with council member Rick Dobyns absent, to terminate the lease for The Wedge, after officials Read More »
ON JANUARY 1, CALIFORNIA WILL BAN SOME TYPES OF SHELL EGGS, AND THAT INCLUDES A LOT OF IOWA EGGS.
IN THE CONTROVERSIAL CASE, IF SHELL EGGS ARE NOT PRODUCED UNDER CALIFORNIA’S GUIDELINES.. THEY ARE BANNED.
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Business is booming in Marion, and two companies are scheduled to break ground on new facilities there this week.
The companies will be the first to build in the Marion Enterprise Center, off of 151 just east of town near the Marion airpor Read More »
DES MOINES (AP) — A federal appeals court has given agricultural chemical maker Syngenta Seeds hope that it may be able to proceed with a lawsuit against grain storage and transportation company Bunge North America for refusing to accept one of Sy Read More »
TAMA (AP) — A long-idle beef processing plant is getting ready to reopen in Tama later this month.
Iowa Premium Beef officials recently took reporters on a tour of the plant that had been closed since 2004, the Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier r Read More »
FARMERS AND LANDOWNERS ARE BECOMING WORRIED ABOUT JUST HOW MUCH THEIR FARMS ARE WORTH WITH COMMODITY PRICES GOING DOWN.
BUT THE DOWNTURN IN CROP PRICES DOESN’T NECESSARILY MEAN A BIG DROP IN LAND PRICES.
AGRIBUSINESS REPORTER BRANDON Read More »
WATERLOO — Hundreds of John Deere workers in Waterloo have some decisions to make. They have to literally decide what to do next.
Back in August, Deere announced 460 layoffs at the various plants in Waterloo. The job cuts announced then foll Read More »
IOWA IS ONE OF THE BIGGEST AGRICULTURE STATES IN THE COUNTRY.. SO IT WOULD MAKE SENSE THAT IT WOULD HAVE GOOD AGRICULTURE CAREER OPPORTUNITIES.
AT IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY.. THE COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE HAS A 97 TO 98 PERCENT PLACEMENT RATE BY SI Read More »
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