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Community owned grocery store opens despite pandemic

May 8, 2020 | 3 min

In Gowrie, Iowa, the old grocery store is now the new grocery store. During a month-long transition, the town had no grocery store at all, but the nearly 1,000 residents saw it coming. Marcie Boerner...

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Economic Outlook: May 1, 2020

May 1, 2020

1 st Quarter GDP plummeted 4.8 percent – the biggest slide since the depths of the Great Recession. Creighton University’s Mid-America Index tumbled over 16 percent to 35.1 –the lowest level since...

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Woes Ripple Through Meat Supply-Chain as President Declares Packing Critical Industry

May 1, 2020 | 3 min

Sen. Mike Rounds/R – South Dakota: “Once the fear gets out into the community and people start to do the same thing to the meat supplies that they did to toilet paper, you’re going to see the shelves...

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COVID-19 Sinks the Seafood Industry

May 1, 2020 | 3 min

Since 2002, Dave Roebuck has been farming oysters in Rhode Island. By 2018, he had expanded his business to include a seed stock operation and raw oyster bar food truck. Last year, Roebuck’s business...

Butchers Shops Slammed Amid Covid-Related Nervousness

Butchers Shops Slammed Amid Covid-Related Concerns

May 1, 2020 | 3 min

The nation’s butcher shops have been unusually busy since March, but with some large packing plants closed temporarily to deal with COVID-19 among workers, these small lockers have been overwhelmed...

Market to Market: From the Field - Scott Hingten

Market to Market: From the Field - Scott Hingtgen

Apr 24, 2020 | 2 min

Our From the Field series now moves to Bellevue, Iowa and Scott Hingtgen. He’s a dairy and grain producer in eastern Iowa. He’s joined in this video by his daughter, Gabby. Along with Grace and...

Market to Market: From the Field - Darcy Maulsby

Market to Market: From the Field - Darcy Maulsby

Apr 24, 2020 | 2 min

Darcy Maulsby of Yetter, Iowa is making adjustments during the COVID-19 outbreak. Here she is telling her story of life on the farm. Check out the series of stories we've posted so far that are From...

Market to Market: From the Field - Mitch Zumbach

Market to Market: From the Field - Mitch Zumbach

Apr 24, 2020 | 2 min

Work as a seed salesman and row crop farmer has gone on for Mitch Zumbach of Coggon, Iowa during COVID-19. Here is a segment we are calling From the Field.

Market to Market: From the Field - Madison County Auction

Market to Market: From the Field - Madison County Auction

Apr 24, 2020 | 1 min

So much has changed. Market to Market: From the Field is a glimpse into how we continue to go about our day. This one’s from Lonnie Stripe at Madison County Auction

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