Northey Highlights Opportunities to Help Farmers Impacted by Wildfires

Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey today highlighted opportunities for Iowans to support farmers and ranchers who have been impacted by wildfires in Colorado, Oklahoma, Kansas and Texas.  Tragically, seven people have died and officials have estimated that thousands of cattle have been killed by the fires.  More than 2,300 square miles, much of it […]

Reed, Grassley Renew Push to Increase Transparency at Accounting Watchdog

In an effort to protect public investors, improve the oversight of corporate auditing, and ensure that the financial reports of publicly traded companies are accurate and reliable, U.S. Senators Jack Reed (D-RI) and Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) reintroduced the PCAOB Enforcement Transparency Act.  The Reed-Grassley bill would make Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) disciplinary proceedings […]

Hancock County Supervisors Discuss Hog Buildings and Potential for Jobs

Construction of three deep pit swine confinement buildings has been proposed just northwest of Britt that could house nearly 7,500 hogs. Hancock County Supervisor Jerry Tlach says he supports the new Peacock Farms facility, as it will provide better paying jobs for young farmers hoping to remain in the area or come back to. Monday, the […]