CARROLL, Iowa — Aaron Juergens went to college to study business management, and while he believed he would pursue a career in agriculture, he didn’t plan on managing pigs in western Iowa.
Total bankruptcy filings in Nebraska declined by 22.5% in 2021, while farm bankruptcies fell by half.
Shoppers and diners might see some relief from food price inflation in 2022 after absorbing steep price increases the past year. But prices for many items likely won’t go down any time soon.
A $10 million project funded by the USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture has been launched with the idea of improving diversification, sustainability and resilience on Midwestern farms. Exactly what that means is a bit fuzzy, however.
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Stories about Siouxland farmers experiencing turbulent weather and Woodbury County Jail construction are featured in our second round of the biggest stories of 2021.
71% of Waterloo union members vote no, 55% reject proposal overall
UAW Local 838 members were officially on strike at midnight across Waterloo John Deere facilities on Thursday after contract negotiations failed to meet the 11:59 p.m. deadline on Wednesday.
ALBERT CITY, Iowa -- Alceco, a co-op based in Albert City, Iowa, has signed a letter of intent to acquire full ownership of Ag Partners, LLC, on or around July 31.
Greg Owens was looking for improvements for the power sweep situation in his bins. His system wasn’t working as well as he would like handling the half million bushels of corn he brought in annually.
Record yields in four of the past five years throughout much of the region have helped many farmers overcome low crop prices and stay afloat. Yields this year will not be at record levels. Not even close in some areas.
PENDER, Neb. -- Leon and Tami Svoboda beam while talking about the unique, hairy pigs they raise at their farm near Pender.
KIRON, Iowa — Brian Lundell did not grow up dreaming of a career in the hog industry, but when opportunity presented itself, he did not hesitate.
ALVORD, Iowa -- A new feedlot management system for the cattle yard at Mogler Farms is saving time and providing managers with useful data at their fingertips.
LE MARS, Iowa -- Every day of cool, rainy weather this spring has meant delays for Siouxland farmers itching to get in their fields and get their crops planted.
SIOUX CITY -- A new hog confinement is planned to open later this year in southeast Woodbury County, after the county board of supervisors approved an application that showed the unit passed the environmental matrix grading system.
YANKTON, S.D. -- From an elevator to an oat processing plant, Yaggies Inc. has seen a lot of change since the late 1960s.
CHEROKEE, Iowa -- The former Tyson Foods meat plant in Cherokee, idle since 2014, has sprung back to life with a new owner and product line.
DES MOINES -- The response by agricultural leaders to last week’s federal EPA announcement regarding the Renewable Fuels Standard has been decidedly subdued.
LAWTON, Iowa -- Twenty-two hours after showers doused portions of Woodbury County, combines and grain wagons rolled again Wednesday, resuming work amid early stages of the 2018 harvest.
SOUTH SIOUX CITY -- Across Siouxland, grain bins and elevators tower over the landscape, a constant reminder of the grain harvested from the land.
Justin Engelhardt of Wild Hill Honey checks a hive to make sure the queen bee has been accepted into the colony while working Monday, May 14, 2018, at his rural Sioux City apiary. Tori and Justin Engelhardt are rebuilding their honey business after vandals destroyed their hives last winter. …
May is Beef Month, a designation that honors an industry that's important to many people in the tri-state area. Here are a few facts about the beef industry in the three states.
ALLEN, Neb. | Many college students take advantage of the weekends to sleep in, maybe watch a little extra TV and take their minds off of classes and homework for a little while.