I was born and raised on the east coast where my family operated a dairy. I ventured west to Utah State University where I graduated with degrees in agricultural communications, broadcast journalism, and political science. I've also done social media work for the National Association of Farm Broadcasting (NAFB), and have a younger sister in college attending Iowa State University.
Record Iowa Corn Harvest Increases Railroad Traffic
Nationwide, railroad traffic increased 7 percent in 2021 from 2020. Despite this increase, we are still not back at pre-pandemic levels.
Hundreds Of Chickens Smothered to Death In Iowa Plant
The USDA say 317 chickens were killed during July 8th, 2021. During this incident, a worker continued to dump chickens onto a malfunctioning belt.
Why Iowa Cat Owners Haven’t Been Able To Find Some Pet Foods
It comes as no surprise that there have been shortages of pet food throughout the country. So, what’s making it so difficult to find food for our furry friends?
Iowa Grocery Store Helps With An Egg-stra Big Donation
If you went shopping at Fareway on December 6th-11th, you probably heard of the promotion “buy two dozen eggs, give two dozen eggs”
Low Coffee Yields In Brazil Could Keep Iowa Coffee Prices High
Brazil’s government says they will harvest 55 million bags of coffee in 2022. While this is an increase from 2021, experts are saying it’s less than expected.
Should Iowans Start Sniffing Their Milk More?
I don’t know about you but when it comes to picking out my milk, the first place I look is the use by label. Well, pretty soon Britain won’t be able to do that.
Dubuque’s New Zoning Law Aims To Combat Food Deserts
Wish you could grow more fresh produce all year round? Well, if you live in Dubuque, you now can.
Criminal Charges For Wright County Farm Break-In Dropped
Criminal charges have been dropped for a man accused of breaking into a Wright County hog operation, placing hidden cameras, and stealing a piglet- just before the case saw a jury trial.
Celebrating Cheese Lovers Day with a Eastern Iowa Cheese Maker
It’s national cheese lovers’ day, which means if you’re a cheese lover-it’s the perfect excuse to celebrate with a cheesy dish… if you were even needed an excuse.
Iowa State Economist Shares Insights on Equipment Supply Chain
It’s no secret that the COVID-19 pandemic brought to light problems in the supply chain that have been boiling up for years.