Loebsack, Peters agreed to disagree on role of federal government

Democrat incumbent Dave Loebsack faced off against Republican challenger Christopher Peters during a public forum on Monday in the race for Iowa’s second district seat in the U.S. House of Representatives. The two occasionally agreed on issues such as lowering costs by opening up competition for pharmaceutical drugs and reforming immigration. But they frequently disagreed […]

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Iowa climate statement urges action from agriculture

In the sixth annual Iowa Climate Change Statement, Iowa researchers and educators urged farmers to adopt conservation practices to rebuild and protect Iowa soils and store carbon. Those conservation practices include reducing cropland tillage and turning marginal croplands into land set-aside programs with perennial plants. The practices can help address water quality issues such as […]

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