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  • Friday, February 05, 2016 10:06 AM
    Iowa State University will hold a series of seminars for women interested in marketing grain.

  • Newsmaker Q&A
    BY PERRY BEEMAN
    Friday, February 05, 2016 6:00 AM
    Let’s just say Mary Skopec is used to paddling upstream, at least on the job. She is one of those public servants who are doing crucial work on an important and controversial topic — in this case, water quality —  but are unknown to many in Greater Des Moines.

  • Thursday, February 04, 2016 2:57 PM
    Hog producer Al Wulfekuhle of Quasqueton has begun his one-year term as president of the Iowa Pork Producers Association. 

  • BY BUSINESS RECORD STAFF
    Thursday, February 04, 2016 2:43 PM
    A University of California, Merced environmental engineering professor recently published a study that found that most of the country could grow enough food within 50 miles to feed nearly all of the local population.

  • Thursday, February 04, 2016 12:07 PM
    Statehouse Republicans are attempting to short-circuit a proposal by GOP colleague Gov. Terry Branstad to extend a sales tax intended for education so part of the money could be used to clean up Iowa's waterways, Iowa Public Radio reported.

  • Wednesday, February 03, 2016 3:29 PM
    MidAmerican Energy Co. announced today it has completed work on two major wind farm projects that add more than 1,200 megawatts of wind generation capacity. 

  • Wednesday, February 03, 2016 10:26 AM
    Ames-based Renewable Energy Group Inc. is buying Wisconsin biorefinery Sanimax for $11 million and 500,000 shares of REG stock.

  • Tuesday, February 02, 2016 3:07 PM
    Those of you who braved the roads to drive downtown today may wonder what you'll face getting home.

  • BY BUSINESS RECORD STAFF
    Tuesday, February 02, 2016 10:07 AM
    China National Chemical Corp. is nearing an agreement to buy Swiss pesticide- and seeds-maker Syngenta AG for about 43.7 billion francs ($42.8 billion) as the state-backed company extends its buying spree, Bloomberg reported.

  • BY BUSINESS RECORD STAFF
    Friday, January 29, 2016 6:00 AM
    To shake things up this year, our newsroom brainstormed a list of key questions that we thought business people should know the answers to in order to do business better in 2016.

  • BY BUSINESS RECORD STAFF
    Friday, January 29, 2016 6:00 AM
    So, what indicators out there are keeping our industry experts and economists sleeping with one eye open? We wanted to hear what they are watching in 2016 and beyond.

  • BY BUSINESS RECORD STAFF
    Friday, January 29, 2016 6:00 AM
    What will the impact be of the economy on your particular industry?

  • BY BUSINESS RECORD STAFF
    Friday, January 29, 2016 6:00 AM
    This is the fifth year we’ve asked the same question to the same audience, and although it’s an unscientific survey, one clear trend emerges from it: Hesitant optimism over the past four years has certainly been tempered.


  • BY BUSINESS RECORD STAFF
    Monday, January 25, 2016 2:59 PM
    Two Iowa State University professors are leading studies intended to prevent terrorists from hacking and disrupting the nation's power grids.


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