Iowa State News
Monday, November 30 is deadline for RFS decision
The Obama Administration deadline for setting three years’ worth of renewable fuel quotas is Monday and the ethanol industry is fighting an air war to try to influence the decision. Tom Buis is the co-chair of Growth Energy, the lobbying arm for the ethanol industry. Buis says a new ethanol industry TV ad currently running in Iowa […]Full Post...
Iowa hunters are urged to review safety rules in the next week
The first of Iowa’s two shotgun deer hunting seasons starts one week from today and hunters may need to brush up on their safety skills in preparation. Megan Wisecup, the hunter education administrator with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources, offers a few tips. “One of the main ones is just going back to the […]Full Post...
Hawkeyes make it a Black and Gold Friday, beating Nebraska for 12-0 record
The Iowa Hawkeyes defeated Nebraska 28-20 Saturday at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln to complete an undefeated season and the team’s first ever 12-0 record. It is the fifth time in school history the Hawkeyes have had an undefeated regular season, and the first time in the modern era. The other undefeated seasons came in 1899 […]Full Post...
Rules approved for EpiPen use in schools
The State Board of Education has approved the final draft of rules to allow schools to use a device that is expected to help save the lives of students or others who experience severe allergic reactions. Governor Terry Branstad signed a bill into law in April allowing schools to use what are called epinephrine auto-injectors […]Full Post...
Northwest Iowa farm ground sells for $17,300 an acre
Despite low agricultural commodity prices, Iowa farmland still seems to be in high demand — with buyers willing to pay near-record prices. At a Sioux County land auction held two weeks ago near Hospers, a tract of 154 acres sold for $17,300 an acre. Jim Klein of Remsen was the auctioneer for that sale. “I […]Full Post...
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