NEWTON - Work will continue next week on the ramp from westbound U.S. 50 to southbound I-135 at Newton. During the work, from 7 a.m. Monday, June 27, to 7 p.m. Friday, July 1, traffic on the ramp will be narrowed and controlled by flaggers... Read More.
An ag real estate expert says the high price tag on land shouldn’t shy farmers away from making purchases. Randy Dickhut with Farmers National Company says there’s been an increasing number of $20,000-plus per acre sales. “Those are the ones that everybody sees and... Read More.
An ag economist says Iowa farmers could pay more in cash rent as rates continue to rise. Iowa State University Extension economist Dr. Alejandro Plastina says stronger commodity prices and farmland values are causing rates to climb. “Tenants do have better access to a more... Read More.
Record fuel prices have an equipment manufacturer studying alternative engines for farmers and ranchers. Daryl Theis, Head of Sales and Marketing with CLAAS North America, says the cost and emissions of a diesel machine could create a market for electric engines. “As infrastructure develops,... Read More.