Siouxland Ag News - KTIV News 4 Sioux City IA: News, Weather and Sports

Sioux-Preme Packing Company ordered to pay for violations

A packing company in northwest Iowa has been ordered to pay $54,000 for environmental violations tied to wastewater discharge. More>>

USDA launches new dairy insurance program

U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack says dairy farmers can begin signing up Sept. 2 for a new program that replaces old subsidies. The program is a kind of insurance that pays farmers when the difference between milk prices and feed prices shrink to a certain level. It replaces a program that paid farmers when milk prices sank too low.Dairy farmers have struggled in recent years even with good milk prices. Feed costs have risen because of demand for corn from the ethanol industry and recen... More>>

Agriculture equipment sales decline in 2014

Agricultural equipment manufacturers and farmers say machinery sales have fallen recently because of lower commodity prices and changes to a federal tax break. More>>

Thune addresses grain shipment delays at SD forum

Republican U.S. Sen. John Thune says he is doing everything he can to ensure that locomotives and railcars are available to move the abundant harvest that South Dakota farmers are expecting. More>>

BPI's Kansas processing plant reopens as controversy over LFTB subsides Video included

As negative attention dies down and beef prices continue to rise, Beef Products, Inc. is seeing an increase in demand.

USDA will consolidate Madison County, Nebraska offices

The U.S. Agriculture Department is moving one of its service centers in northeast Nebraska from Battle Creek to Norfolk. More>>

Heineman highlights need for transportation to export ag products

Ethanol was on the mind of Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman, Monday morning. More>>

Ag economy remains strong due to exports according to Tom Vilsack

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack says he's confident the agricultural economy will remain strong despite an expected drop in farm income next year as corn prices lag and a pig virus reduces herds. More>>

Most Viewed Content

Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and KTIV Television Inc. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, Terms of Service and Mobile Privacy Policy & Terms of Service.

Persons with disabilities who need assistance with issues relating to the content of this station's public inspection file should contact Administrative Assistant Kathy Clayton at (712) 239-4100 x209. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, at 888-835-5322 (TTY) or at