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March 21, 2016

A study by Catherine Kling, Dermot Hayes, and John Lawrence was cited in a story on the Agribusiness Report about Governor Brandstad's Save for the Future proposal to improve Iowa's water quality over the next 30 years. More information

Dermot Hayes, professor, was interviewed by Donnelle Eller, Des Moines Register, for a story on how farmers are struggling to pay farmland rents.

Herman Quirmbach, associate professor, was quoted in a Des Moines Register article about the passage of a bill to give state tax credits for renewable chemical production.

Keri Jacobs, assistant professor, was interviewed by P.J. Huffstutter of Thomson Reuters, Chicago-based ag commodities team, about credit practices in the agribusiness sector and the potential impact large producers’ credit bears on cooperative financial health.

David Swenson associate scientist, was interviewed by James Lynch, The Cedar Rapids Gazette, for a story on how attitudes about ethanol contribute to Cruz' Iowa caucus win.

Swenson was also a guest on KASI’s Trent Rice Show. Swenson talked about ethanol and the Renewable Fuels Standard, related to a panel that he was part of today in Washington, D.C.

Perry Beeman, Des Moines Business Record, also covered the panel.

Chad Hart, associate professor, agreed to be interviewed by Doug Wagner, Newsradio 600 WMT, about how the normalizing of relations with Cuba could have an impact on the U.S. agricultural economy.

Alejandro Plastina, assistant professor, was interviewed by Mark Dorenkamp with Brownfield Ag Radio Network about the results of the 2016 Custom Rate Survey.

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