Survey results for the 2016 Iowa Farm and Rural Life Poll discuss conservation practice use....MORE
It’s no secret that the farm economy has faced a downturn since its peak in 2012. But how has the downturn affected farmers, specifically related to their farm income and levels of farm debt? MORE
To say it's been a busy harvest season for North Carolina farmer Peyton McDaniel would be an incredible understatement...MORE
The social issue of immigrants’ dual loyalty figured prominently in the 2016 U.S. presidential primaries, yet little is known about Americans’ views on the subject...MORE
If you live in one of Iowa's "micropolitan" cities, chances are your community is doing worse than small towns and big cities, according to new data.
Researchers at Iowa State University secured funding in 1994, 2004, and 2014 to study the condition of Iowa small towns. In each of those years, residents of 99 towns were surveyed to learn about their assessment of local services and amenities, social conditions, and perceptions of local quality of life. LEARN MORE