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    Monday, August 21, 2017 3:36 PM
    The Ag Startup Engine at the Iowa State University Research Park has invested in Terva, something of a Zillow-style site for farm real estate.

    Monday, August 21, 2017 11:05 AM
    This summer ought to be proof enough that farming is a risky, take-it-when-you-can type of business.

  • Monday, August 21, 2017 11:01 AM
    It’s solar eclipse day, and you and your 87 million closest friends are likely to take 20 minutes off around the peak of the darkness at 1:08 p.m. Central time. 

  • Friday, August 18, 2017 3:28 PM
    Clickstop, the Urbana-based e-commerce retail company, has acquired a distributor of pepper and chili seeds.

  • Friday, August 18, 2017 3:24 PM
    Acterra Group, a Marion-based energy services and development firm, announced that Tad Cooper has assumed a new role as the company’s president and chief operating officer. In that position, he will be responsible for all marketing, sales and commercial development and all Acterra Group operating divisions. 

    Wednesday, August 16, 2017 10:56 AM
    What looked like a perfect corn-growing season at the beginning of the year has turned into a fight against drought that has spread across large swaths of the state.

    Tuesday, August 15, 2017 2:50 PM
    The intricacies of owl wings are providing an Iowa State University researcher with inspiration for designing ultra-quiet wind turbine blades and aircraft.

  • Tuesday, August 15, 2017 10:19 AM
    Alliant Energy issued its annual sustainability report — a review of how it is doing on preserving resources and limiting emissions.

  • Tuesday, August 15, 2017 10:18 AM
    Alden-based Summit Agricultural Group and Brazilian agribusiness Fiagril have started production at the South American country’s first large-scale corn ethanol production plant, according to a release.

  • Friday, August 11, 2017 4:07 PM
    The American Wind Energy Association has released an interactive map tool that allows users to easily view the location of every utility-scale wind project and wind-related manufacturing facility in the United States.

  • Friday, August 11, 2017 4:06 PM
    A coalition of Iowa scientists that issues annual warnings about coming damage from climate change points out it’s not just the heat — it’s the humidity.

  • Friday, August 11, 2017 11:45 AM
    The value of Iowa farmland rose 2 percent from April to July and 3 percent over the year that ended in July, the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago said in a release. 

  • Thursday, August 10, 2017 11:07 AM
    The Iowa Utilities Board has deregulated landline local exchange service, citing strong competition and availability for service. 

  • Wednesday, August 09, 2017 11:30 AM
    Farmers, builders and landowners soon will have more clarity regarding what small water bodies can be monitored for pollution by the federal government. 

    Monday, August 07, 2017 3:52 PM
    Midwest Energy News has a nice look at how Newton has recovered from the loss of Maytag, in part by bringing in manufacturing related to wind energy.

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