Posts With Keyword ‘Agriculture’

Farm Bill Fate Remains Uncertain

Posted: Tuesday, November 20th, 2012 at 6:23 am

One local farmer is displeased by how the federal government is handling the Farm Bill.

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Iowan Delegation Returns from China

Posted: Thursday, April 5th, 2012 at 6:24 am

As previously reported by KCII, a delegation of Iowans traveled to China to repay the visit by China Vice President Xi Jinping. Iowa Soybean Association President-elect Mark Jackson of Rose Hill was part of that delegation.

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Iowa’s Lieutenant Governor Visits China

Posted: Wednesday, March 21st, 2012 at 6:24 am


Iowa’s Lieutenant Governor, Kim Reynolds, met with China’s Vice President, Xi Jinping yesterday to further solidify the relationship Iowa and China have been building over the past three decades. Xi Jinping had previously traveled to Iowa this February and stopped at a Soybean and Corn Farm. China has been looking for ways to feed its growing population by studying Iowa’s fields. It isn’t a one way relationship either.

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Iowa’s Agricultural Relationship to China

Posted: Friday, February 17th, 2012 at 6:26 am

Iowa is building a cooperative relationship with China in terms of agriculture. On Wednesday a Chinese delegation signed 15 contracts to purchase soybeans from the United States, most of those soybeans coming from Iowa and Illinois, the two biggest producers of soybeans in the US.

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Special Edition News Magazines This Week

Posted: Sunday, March 20th, 2011 at 6:30 am

Tune in all this week for special edition news magazines as we discuss agriculture.  

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