Weekly Iowa Crops and Weather Report

Iowa Crop Progress & Condition Week of July 19 – July 25, 2021 Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig commented today on the Iowa Crop Progress and Condition report released by the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service. The report is released weekly from April through November. “Warmer temperatures combined with a drier weather pattern moved…

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Weekly Fuel Report

Weekly Fuel Report July 22 – 28, 2021 Natural gas prices rose 3 cents at the Henry Hub reporting site and are currently priced at $3.97/MMbtu. Crude Oil Summary The price of global crude oil rose this week on the West Texas Intermediate (WTI) by $1.52 per barrel over last week, currently priced at $71.79.…

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Iowa Fishing Report

Top Iowa Fishing Spots for the Week of July 29 This weekly fishing report is compiled from information gathered from local bait shops, angler creel surveys and county and state parks staff. You can check the activity of your favorite lake or stretch of river within each district, including which species are being caught, a rating…

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Rep. Randy Feenstra

Friday, July 30, 2021 SECURING DERECHO LOSS COVERAGE IN WHIP+ REAUTHORIZATION BILL On Tuesday, the House Agriculture Committee held a markup on H.R. 267, the 2020 WHIP+ Reauthorization Act. After months of advocating for Iowa producers in need of additional assistance due to derecho-related losses, I am thrilled to announce that derecho damage is included…

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Sen. Charles Grassley (R-Iowa)

  Monday, July 12, 2021 Politics Taking Priority in Justice Dept. “Crime Strategy” and Biden Domestic Extremism Plan, but Were Career Officials Consulted? With U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), Ranking Member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, is pushing for information about whether non-partisan, career officials were consulted in the creation of recent…

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Rep. Brian Best (Iowa House District 12)

Wednesday, May 26, 2021 Newsletter for the Final Week Last Thursday May 24, 2021 at approximately 11:30 PM the Legislative Session ended at the Capitol.  The term for ending the session is called Sine Die, which in Latin means to adjourn for the last time.  The session was interesting to say the least.  There were…

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Senator Craig Williams

  Monday, May 24, 2021 The Williams Weekly by Senator Craig Williams The 2021 session finally ended in week nineteen with a flurry of legislative activity. Thirty-three bills were passed in the Senate (one of them twice). With unanimous support Twenty-one bills passed in the Senate this week with unanimous support including HF367 exempting burial…

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Sen. Jason Schultz

  The Schultz Perspective by Senator Jason Schultz Friday, May 21, 2021 As America’s mainstream culture continues to devolve from a Christian values based-representative republic to a mob-rule, squeaky-wheel type democracy, the issues get more and more extreme.  Unheard-of-before issues supported by very few rise to the surface, while the vast majority of citizens are shouted…

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Rep. Steven Holt

Friday, May 7, 2021 Freedom Watch: A legislative update from Representative Steven Holt Budgets & Taxes This week, the Iowa Legislature went into overtime. We were supposed to have completed our work within 110 days, by May 1st. At that point, legislators were no longer being paid per-diem, a great system to help ensure we…

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