Liz Brown born in Waterloo, raised in Sumner, grew up in Nashua and lives in Oelwein - Always on the move, but keeping her heart and feet planted in Iowa. Liz is the proud mother of 2 boys and a girl.....and blessed with a grandson too. When not at work Liz enjoys seeking new adventures, finding new places to eat or shop, cooking & baking, wine tastings and spending time with family & friends. Many have told Liz that she has a smile and laugh all her own.
Cedar Valley Farmer Up For America’s Pig Farmer of the Year
The National Pork Board has announced the four finalists who are vying to become the 2016 America’s Pig Farmer of the Year.One is from Cedar Valley.
BPI Dropping Some from ‘Pink Slime’ Lawsuit
Beef Products Inc. is not dropping its lawsuit filed in 2012 against ABC and journalists Diane Sawyer and Jim Avila, but it has removed a number of defendants from the complaint.
Weekly Iowa Crop Report, August 21, 2016
Continued precipitation, heavy in some areas of the State, resulted in 4.7 days suitable for fieldwork for the week ending August 21, 2016, according to the USDA, National Agricultural Statistics Service. Precipitation and cooler nights benefited grain and pod fill...
Country On The River Moving
Country On The River, that really wasn't on the river the last few years, could be back on the River for 2017.
Farm Bureau Asks USDA for Emergency Dairy Assistance
The American Farm Bureau Federation wants the Department of Agriculture to provide emergency assistance to dairy farmers. The request follows a call by 61 members of Congress asking USDA to provide emergency assistance to the nation’s dairy farmers, against a backdrop of plummeting f…
USDA Forecasts Record-High Corn and Soybean Production in 2016
Both U.S. corn and soybean growers are expected to harvest record-high crops this year, according to the Crop Production report issued by the Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. USDA NASS Friday released the report that shows U...
Long Term Ag Outlook Strengthens
After a volatile June and early July in the commodity markets, agricultural outlooks turned higher in the rest of July.
Oregon State Fair to Feature Prize Winning Marijuana Plants
The Oregon State Fair this year will feature a unique cash crop for the first time: marijuana. While the annual fair celebrates oddities like the curviest vegetable, this year fairgoers will see prize-winning marijuana plants, according to the Oregonian Newspaper...
Intro to Kayaking Class
Chickasaw County Conservation wants to help you out this summer with an "Intro to Kayaking" event.
USDA Announces Support for Next Generation Farmers
The Department of Agriculture last week announced $8.4 million of competitive grants to support USDA partner organizations that benefit minority farmers.