Ag News

Wheeler to Head the EPA

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate on Thursday confirmed former coal industry lobbyist Andrew Wheeler to lead the Environmental Protection Agency, despite concerns by Democrats and one Republican about

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Iowa Ag Pollution Sentence

DAVENPORT, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa farm and its managers have been given probation in a water pollution case.

Federal prosecutors for Iowa said in a news release Thursday that Etcher Family

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Snow and Cold, Hard on Livestock

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa’s cold and snowy winter has been especially difficult on livestock producers, who have often struggled just to reach their animals.

State Climatologist

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Baltimore sues Monsanto

BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore has filed a lawsuit against the agrochemical giant Monsanto and two other companies, accusing them of polluting city waterways and stormwater.

The legal effort

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