Iowa pig crop grows 3 percent during first quarter
Iowa's swine inventory stood at 20.4 million head on March 1.
Family farms are focus of new agriculture census data
USDA says 97 percent of all Iowa and U.S. farms are family owned enterprises.
Silos & Smokestacks announces retirement of long-time president
Don Short will step down this summer after 14 years at the helm of Iowa's only national heritage area.
Collaboration is the path forward for water quality
Iowa Agriculture Secretary Bill Northey urges cooperation in addressing water quality.
IPPA launches new pork exhibit in Des Moines
The project is intended to help educated consumers about modern hog farming and how pork is raised.
Northey receives national water quality award
The Iowa Secretary of Agriculture was honored for his work on the Iowa Water Quality Initiative.
New Pork Youth Leadership Team announced
The Iowa Pork Queen, Princess and Youth Ambassador will represent the association at events throughout the year.
Study: Food labels helpful but their claims raise skepticism
The Iowa Food and Family Project survey shows food quality is the most important consideration for consumers.
November pork export volumes lower, but value remains on record pace
Year-to-date 2014 volume totals are running 2 percent ahead of the same period in 2013.
2015 Iowa Pork Congress to be held Jan. 28-29 in Des Moines
The tradeshow and conference is being held at the Iowa Events Center and is open to all hog farmers.