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Friday, June 24, 2011 - 08:17

Iowa’s 17 and younger age group decreased according to 2010 census results. According to the Community Vitality Center report, “Population 18 and Older and 17 and Younger in Iowa’s Counties, 2000 – 2010,” Iowa’s youth population has decreased by 5,645 in the last decade.

Wednesday, June 22, 2011 - 12:06

Iowa’s unincorporated areas — the countryside outside any town or city limits — lost population according to the 2010 census, reversing a gain seen in the 2000 census, as detailed in the report “Countryside and Town: Population in Iowa’s Counties Within and Outside of Incorporated Places, 1990 – 2010."

Thursday, May 19, 2011 - 13:33

The newly redesigned Visit Iowa Farms website features detailed descriptions of Iowa farms and the ability to map out locations of interest in a select area.

Monday, May 2, 2011 - 10:38

With the Iowa Public Employees Leadership Academy, public sector employees have a convenient and easy-to-access way to gain training that will benefit them as supervisors.

Thursday, March 3, 2011 - 10:53

Iowa State University has released an online version of “Your Motivation Toolkit,” a self-guided training program in food safety for foodservice managers and supervisors.

Thursday, February 10, 2011 - 11:16

Several groups, including Iowa State University, are evaluating biomass crops that can be used to produce renewable energy feedstocks. They are sponsoring the workshop to help farmers better understand the opportunities to grow and market profitable biomass crops that are adapted to southern Iowa soils and climates.

Thursday, January 27, 2011 - 14:05

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is now making it easier for consumers to identify biobased products with the launch of the BioPreferred's labeling program.

Tuesday, January 25, 2011 - 13:58

The 2011 Tri-State Agriculture Summit will provide an outlook of land values, grain markets, technology and inputs. The summit is Feb. 16 in Keokuk, Iowa.