Dec 9, 2016 | 3 min

According to the National Pipeline Mapping System, there are 2.4 million miles of pipe snaking underneath the United States. Seventy-two thousand miles of those pipes are devoted to moving crude oil...

Palmer Amaranth Sped to Midwest in CRP Seed
Dec 2, 2016 | 3 min

Seasonal optimism drives the gift-giving season. All is done with the prospect of putting a smile on someone’s face. However, an unexpected present was delivered to Midwestern farmers earlier this...

Market to Market (December 2, 2016)
Dec 2, 2016 | 28 min

A CRP seed mix accidentally delivers a yield cutting weed to Midwestern fields. Deadly tornadoes blast across regions already scorched by wildfires. And one farmer's vision of the future helps to pay...

State of the Iowa Democratic Party
Dec 2, 2016 | 29 min

Developing blueprints. Election losses driving democratic assessments and retooling. Insights from three democratic activists on this edition of Iowa Press. Funding for Iowa Press was provided by...

Brad Anderson
Dec 2, 2016 | 1 min

Democratic strategist Brad Anderson says part of the reason Democrats weren't successful in the 2016 election is that they didn't have the right message reaching the right people.

Sen. Rob Hogg
Dec 2, 2016 | 2 min

Sen. Rob Hogg (D-Cedar Rapids) says Democrats have to be reactive to what Republican legislators do, but they also must present a positive vision for how Democrats could govern better and win back...

Jessica Vanden Berg
Dec 2, 2016 | 1 min

Democratic strategist Jessica Vanden Berg says she agrees with recent comments from former Iowa Gov. and U.S. Sec. of Agriculture Tom Vilsack about Democrats needing to pay more attention to rural...

Market Plus: Sue Martin
Dec 2, 2016 | 13 min

Pearson: This is the Friday, December 2, 2016 version of the Market Plus segment. Joining us now is Sue Martin. Sue, welcome back. Martin: Thank you, Mike. Pearson: We are glad to have you. We did...

Dec 1, 2016 | 1 min

Caveman and Abby Brown talk about the importance of saving money!

Seth And Jenny Van Zante
Dec 2, 2016 | 6 min

According to USDA, net farm income has reached its highest five-year average, due in part to record prices in 2012. Today, the payout is decidedly lower than those drought infused years as net farm...