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Iowa State Offers Class on FDA Registration for Food and Feed Companies

September 21, 2018, 3:15 pm | Kimberly Anderson

The Iowa Grain Quality Initiative and Center for Industrial Research and Service at Iowa State University are teaming up with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to offer a free informational class about food and feed firm registration. Food and feed facilities are required to renew their registration with the FDA every two years on even numbered years between Oct. 1 and Dec. 31.

$14 Million Committed by Kent Corporation, Iowa Corn Promotion Board and Sukup Manufacturing Co. for Iowa State’s Feed Mill and Grain Science Project

September 11, 2017, 7:30 am | Brian Meyer

Kent Corporation is committing $8 million, the Iowa Corn Promotion Board $4 million and Sukup Manufacturing Co. $2 million in support of a new Iowa State University educational and research facility for feed milling and grain science.

Cooperatives Provide Necessary Market for Iowa Producers

February 14, 2017, 9:31 am | Keri Jacobs, Grant Wall

The history and function of co-ops is the focus of a five-part video series featuring Keri Jacobs, extension economist, and now available through a partnership with the Iowa Institute for Cooperatives. The videos are designed to educate both members and employees about the history, function and methods of cooperatives.

Farmland Values Show Historic Third Year of Decline

December 13, 2016, 2:44 pm | Wendong Zhang

Average Iowa farmland value has shown a decline for the third year in a row — the first time this has happened since the 1980s farm crisis — and is now estimated to be $7,183 per acre. The statewide per acre value declined $449, or 5.9 percent, since November 2015. Land values were determined by the 2016 Iowa State University Land Value Survey.