Crop Progress Report Shows Lower Temps and Above Normal Rainfall

All of Iowa experienced cooler than normal temperatures with very little precipitation scattered across the state during the week ending August 13, 2017, according to the USDA, National Agricultural Statistics Service. Statewide there were 6.3 days suitable for fieldwork. Activities for the week included applying fungicides and insecticides, hauling grain, and haying. Topsoil moisture levels […]

Grassley, Wyden Encourage White House to Include Individuals With Disabilities in Apprenticeship Review

Sen. Chuck Grassley and Sen. Ron Wyden are asking the Trump administration to add the topic of individuals with disabilities to discussions on promoting apprenticeships.  The president in June established a task force on apprenticeship expansion to “identify and provide a report on strategies and proposals to promote apprenticeships.”   “We believe that enhanced support […]