Ag + Environment

Illuminating pact shines ray of hope on Iowa’s solar industry

Iowa's solar energy industry would get a big boost if the governor signs a bill that resulted from eight months of negotiations, backers said...

Interest groups line up to praise Invest in Iowa Act; lawmakers...

Stakeholders lined up in a State Capitol conference room on Wednesday to sing the praises of Gov. Kim Reynolds’ proposal to raise Iowa’s sales...

Northeast Iowa sand mine renews once-rejected bid to export water

Pattison Sand Co. of Clayton has renewed its bid to export water from Iowa's Jordan Aquifer to drought-stricken, western states after state officials turned...

Iowa’s congressional delegation braces for back-to-back flooding

WASHINGTON — Iowans have scarcely had time to recover from last year’s river flooding, which inundated towns from Hamburg to Davenport and points in...

Reynolds will have to fight GOP for sales tax plan

The centerpiece of Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds’ 2020 legislative agenda — a water-quality and mental-health funding scheme and income tax cut driven by a...

Alive or dead?  An update on Iowa legislation after the first...

This week marked a key committee deadline in the Iowa Legislature known as the “funnel.” Most policy bills needed approval by a committee in either...

Judge: Lawyer ‘made up’ testimony and undermined landmark pollution case

Two of Iowa’s most well-known attorneys are embroiled in a bitter fight over legal fees and client poaching in a multimillion-dollar lawsuit against one...

Bill would outlaw trespassing at food production facilities

People who trespass at a food production operation would be guilty of an aggravated misdemeanor under a bill approved by an Iowa legislative subcommittee...

Policy group: Reynolds’ plan shortchanges voters on conservation, recreation

Republican Gov. Kim Reynolds’ plan to clean Iowa's waterways and boost outdoor recreation would provide far less money for the work than voters envisioned,...

Iowa soybean farmers build their brand during trade mission to Bangladesh,...

Ask any brand about the importance of marketing, and they’ll promptly reply that understanding the needs and wants of the customer is the first...
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