GO
Loading...

Enter multiple symbols separated by commas

Iowa

More

  • CHICAGO, May 5- The largest-ever U.S. outbreak of avian influenza, which has devastated Midwestern poultry and egg producers in recent weeks, could be felt at Thanksgiving tables across the nation come November, farmers and some trade groups say. The virulent H5N2 strain has already spread to 14 states and led to the deaths or scheduled euthanizations of more...

  • Seedings in the top corn state of Iowa jumped 54 points last week, rose 38 points in Illinois and 45 points in Minnesota. "Over one-half of Iowa's corn acreage was planted last week, the largest percentage planted during this week in over 20 years," the Iowa crop report said. "Farmers in central Iowa led the way with 80 percent of their corn crop planted."

  • WASHINGTON, May 4- Holcim Ltd, a Swiss company, and Lafarge S.A., which is based in Paris, on Monday won U.S. antitrust approval to merge after they agreed to divest assets, the Federal Trade Commission. Lafarge said previously that it would sell its Davenport cement plant in Iowa and seven terminals along the Mississippi River to Summit Materials for $450 million in...

  • CHICAGO, May 1- Iowa Governor Terry Branstad declared a state of emergency on Friday due to a rapidly expanding avian flu outbreak, soon after state agriculture officials announced four new poultry farms had initially tested positive for the virus. Iowa, the top egg-producing state in the United States, is the third state to declare a state of emergency because...

  • Iowa gov. declares state of emergency over bird flu Friday, 1 May 2015 | 4:07 PM ET
    Chickens gather around a feeder at a farm in Osage, Iowa.

    Governor Terry Branstad has declared a state of emergency in Iowa over the avian flu spread that has affected millions of birds.

  • IOWA GOVERNOR IN STATEMENT DECLARES STATE OF EMERGENCY DUE TO BIRD FLU OUTBREAK.

  • CHICAGO, May 1- Hog farmers are six times more likely than the general population to carry an infectious bacteria that can cause skin and respiratory problems and resists treatment from multiple drugs, according to a new U.S. research study. The study, published this week in the online journal Clinical Infectious Diseases, is the largest-ever examination of...

  • Bird flu found at 5 new sites in Iowa   Friday, 1 May 2015 | 7:31 AM ET
    Bird flu found at 5 new sites in Iowa

    CNBC's Morgan Brennan has an update on the outbreak of more bird flu, impacting an estimated 5.5 million additional birds.

  • CHICAGO, April 30- The highly pathogenic H5 avian flu turned up in initial tests at five more farms in Iowa, including a commercial egg operation housing up to 5.5 million birds, Iowa's agriculture department said on Thursday. The egg farm's owner, Rembrandt Foods, one of the top U.S. egg producers, confirmed the outbreak but disputed the number of birds affected.

  • CHICAGO, April 30- The highly pathogenic H5 avian flu turned up in initial tests at five more farms in Iowa, including a commercial egg operation housing up to 5.5 million birds, Iowa's agriculture department said on Thursday. Avian flu was "probable" at four other commercial farms in Buena Vista, Sioux and Clay counties, the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land...

  • Iowa reports more "probable" bird flu cases Thursday, 30 Apr 2015 | 4:52 PM ET

    CHICAGO, April 30- Bird flu has been identified at five new sites in Iowa, including a commercial egg-laying operation in Buena Vista County that houses an estimated 5.5 million birds, the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship said on Thursday.

  • IOWA REPORTS BIRD FLU "PROBABLE" IN ANOTHER 5.5 MILLION EGG-LAYING CHICKENS- STATE AG DEPARTMENT.

  • CHICAGO, April 30- An Iowa-based chicken broiler breeding farm has initially tested positive for the highly pathogenic H5 bird flu, the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship confirmed on Thursday. The facility in Kossuth County, Iowa, houses an estimated 19,000 birds, state officials said. The H5N2 strain has been reported in Arkansas, Idaho, Iowa,...

  • Bird flu infection 'probable' in Iowa chicken farm Thursday, 30 Apr 2015 | 11:58 AM ET
    File photo of chickens in various stages of breeding at a broiler farm.

    An Iowa-based chicken broiler breeding farm has initially tested positive for the h5 bird flu, according to the government.

  • 19,000 BIRDS POTENTIALLY AFFECTED, BELIEVED TO BE FIRST BIRD FLU CASE IN BROILER BREEDING FARM- IOWA.

  • BIRD FLU INFECTION "PROBABLE" IN IOWA CHICKEN BROILER BREEDING FARM- IOWA DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE.

  • WINNIPEG, Manitoba, April 29- Saudi Arabia, the world's second-largest importer of chicken broiler meat, has banned imports of poultry meat and egg products from the Canadian province of Ontario due to the presence of avian influenza on three Ontario farms. This strain has also been reported this year in the United States in Arkansas, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota,...

  • The H5N2 strain has been reported in Arkansas, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Washington and Wisconsin. The H5N8 strain has been identified in California and also in Idaho, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Dec. 19, 2014- Highly pathogenic H5N8 avian influenza strain confirmed in a...

  • CHICAGO, April 27- Initial tests have found probable avian influenza outbreaks at five new commercial poultry sites in Iowa, affecting more than 6 million birds, the state's agriculture department and the U.S. Department of Agriculture said on Monday. "This is a big deal," Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey said during a conference call on Monday.

  • Bird flu outbreak spreads   Tuesday, 28 Apr 2015 | 7:31 AM ET
    Bird flu outbreak spreads

    Five more cases of bird flu have been reported in Iowa, says CNBC's Morgan Brennan, with the details on the latest outbreak and its likely impact on consumers.