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  • Friday, May 01, 2015 3:17 PM
    The Iowa Department of Revenue reports that continued weakness in the agriculture sector caused some economic indicators to dip close to a level that would indicate a contraction.  

  • BY BUSINESS RECORD STAFF
    Friday, May 01, 2015 11:01 AM
    MidAmerican Energy Co. has filed plans with the Iowa Utilities Board to develop up to 552 megawatts of new wind energy generation in Iowa, another in a string of large additions. 

  • Tuesday, April 28, 2015 3:04 PM
    Des Moines Water Works CEO and General Manager Bill Stowe will speak on leadership and civility at a Wallace Centers of Iowa lunch May 13 at Wallace House, 756 16th St., Des Moines. 

  • BY BUSINESS RECORD STAFF
    Tuesday, April 28, 2015 2:58 PM
    DuPont's board is open to a negotiated settlement with activist Trian Fund Management in the run-up to the company's annual shareholder meeting in May, Reuters reported, citing sources with knowledge of the situation.  

  • Tuesday, April 28, 2015 10:36 AM
    State officials have confirmed five new cases of avian flu at chicken farms in Osceola, O'Brien and Sioux Counties affecting 6 million birds. 

  • Monday, April 27, 2015 12:14 PM
    Chicken confinement operators are trying to find the most humane and safe way to kill and dispose of 3.8 million egg-laying hens, the Des Moines Register reported. 

  • Thursday, April 23, 2015 3:47 PM
    Rain over the past two weeks eased dry conditions over much of the state, the Iowa Department of Natural Resources reported. 

  • Thursday, April 23, 2015 11:22 AM
    DuPont announced Wednesday that it has agreed to acquire Taxon Biosciences Inc., a leading microbiome discovery company based in Tiburon, Calif.  

  • Tuesday, April 21, 2015 10:50 AM
    The public is invited to share ideas for improving and protecting the Walnut Creek watershed at an event kicking off a new watershed management plan. 

  • Monday, April 20, 2015 4:36 PM
    The New York Times visited Iowa to weigh in on Des Moines Water Works' lawsuit against three northwest Iowa counties over nitrate pollution. 

  • Friday, April 17, 2015 2:59 PM
    Des Moines Water Works has again activated its nitrate removal system, which was recently turned off following a long run over the winter. 

  • BY PERRY BEEMAN
    Friday, April 17, 2015 6:39 AM
    Now that the emerald ash borer has arrived in the area and threatens to kill ash trees in Greater Des Moines, you may be wondering what you can do about the pest. 

  • Iowa's new black gold
    BY JOE GARDYASZ
    Friday, April 17, 2015 6:00 AM
    Bernie del Campo walks to the edge of the stubbled cornfield and unties a large plastic bag, which at first glance appears to contain compost or topsoil.
     

  • BY JOE GARDYASZ
    Thursday, April 16, 2015 4:26 PM
    Marshall Saunders, founder of Citizens Climate Lobby, said there are strong arguments that his group's carbon fee and dividend proposal could greatly benefit business and the U.S. economy.  

  • BY PERRY BEEMAN
    Thursday, April 16, 2015 4:21 PM
    The lawsuit could affect:

    Pocketbooks, Drinking water safety, Water quality in lakes and rivers, Rural vs. urban tensions, Farming techniques, University research, Taxes, Clean Water Act enforcement, The state’s Nutrient Reduction Strategy, The Gulf of Mexico dead zone, Farm programs... YOUR BUSINESS 


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