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.
New Taco Bell Drink Supports Iowa Dairy Farmers
This new drink uses a shelf-stable creamer made by dairy check-off scientists and will be the company’s third drink to feature the creamer.
How Fresh Is “Fresh” Fish In Iowa?
The label “fresh” can lead you to believe that your fish is… well, fresh. However, this doesn’t mean that the fish has never been frozen.
So, What’s Really Going On With Meat In Iowa Grocery Stores?
So, by now, we have seen so many headlines and empty shelves that it may start feeling like food shortages are a new normal, but are we looking at it all wrong.
ASIA Convention Discusses Topics That Will Benefit Iowa Sheep
On Saturday the American Sheep Industry Association concluded its 2022 National Convention in San Diego. I spoke with Chase Adams of the American Sheep Association about some of the highlights of this year’s convention.
Iowa Farmers Can Start Looking Forward To The 2023 Farm Bill
2023 is a big year for farmers, it’s when farmers are expecting to see the next Farm Bill and US Ag Secretary Vilsack isn’t the only one already looking to the future at the next farm bill.
Iowa Spam Facility Receives State Tax Benefits
Tax benefits for three Iowa Businesses were approved by the Iowa Economic Development Authority board, according to Radio Iowa. These benefits come with the promise of 84 new jobs.
Iowa Pork Facility Sees Wastewater Spill
A wastewater spill from a Tyson Foods pork factory hit storm sewers in Storm City last week.
New COVID Vaccine Mandate Already Affecting Ag Shipments To Iowa
New vaccine rules that require people to be vaccinated for COVID-19 are already seeing market strains with imports and exports between the US and Canada.
How Important Are Food Dates In Iowa Grocery Stores?
When you are picking out your milk at the grocery store, what do you look for? I like to go by the use-by date but how accurate are these dates?
Iowa Ag Group Supports Reintroduction of 2021 Biofuel Bill
After not making it through in 2021, Iowa’s largest agriculture organization is urging state lawmakers to reconsider the mandate on renewable fuel.