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Jobless Claims Fell Last Week

The number of initial unemployment claims in Iowa, filed between Sunday, Jan. 10, and Saturday, Jan. 16, was 6,785, a decrease of 581 from last week’s adjusted numbers. There were 6,115 initial claims by individuals […]

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Ethanol Production Went Down in 2020

Area corn farmers received some troubling news recently. Compared to 2019, Iowa ethanol production fell 500 million gallons, or 12 percent, in 2020 as a result of dramatic demand destruction resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, […]