Farm

Joel DeJong

Harvest Update and Late Disease Pressure

Joel DeJong, ISU Extension Agronomist housed in LeMars, talks about diseases seen in the late growing season and how the harvest is progressing.

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WIDA Refuel With Dairy Photo Contest

LeAnne Philips of the Western Iowa Dairy Alliance explains how area sports teams can earn $200 by taking a photo of them refueling with dairy products.

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Innovator Mary Garst Dies

Spencer, IA: (Oct. 23, 2014) – Mary Garst, daughter-in-law to the legendary Roswell Garst, died at her home Sunday (Oct…

Bonnie Dalager

ISU Extension Update

Bonnie Dalager of the Clay County ISU Extension Office talks about record books, the Citizenship Washington Focus trip and the Non-Profit Management Academy classes.

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Focus On Youth In Agriculture

This week features Dan Elgersma of the Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn FFA Chapter.

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Farm Service Update

This week Dan visits with Les Zobrist of the Clay County FSA about timely topics.

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Illinois Cow Named “World’s Tallest”

Spencer, IA: (Oct 16, 2014) – The world’s tallest cow is owned by an Illinois woman. Owner Patty Hanson received…

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Northwest Iowa Farmer Appointed To USB

Spencer, IA: (Oct. 15, 2014) – A northwest Iowa farmer has been appointed to the United Soybean Board. Tom Oswald…

Paul Kassel

Harvest Update

ISU Extension Agronomist, Paul Kassel gives a harvest update on concerns seen in NW Iowa fields.

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Farm Service Agency Update

This week Larry Stuckenbroker of Jackson County Minnesota gives the Farm Service Agency update.

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Cover Crop Planting Deadline Extended To November 1st

DES MOINES (Oct. 13, 2014) – Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey today said that farmers participating in the state…

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National FFA Convention Preview

Steven Brockshus of the Sibley-Ocheyedan FFA Chapter is an officer this year for the National FFA and highlights their convention events coming at the end of October.

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Cover Crops And Weed Management

Carol Brown of Iowa Learning Farms talks about their webinar on October 15th that will discuss cover crops and weed management with Bob Hartzler of ISU Extension.

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Meet The New Iowa 4-H Leader

John-Paul Chaisson Cardenas is the new State 4-H Youth Development Program Leader. Learn about his priorities for 4-H programming in Iowa.

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Iowa 4-H Foundation Has New Executive Director

Albert Grunewald was recently named the new Executive Director of the Iowa 4-H Foundation. Learn more about him and the foundation in this interview.

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Focus On Youth In Agriculture

This week features Hunter East of the Westwood FFA Chapter.

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Farm Service Agency Update

This week Dan visits with Lisa Forburger of the Palo Alto County FSA Office about timely topics.

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CME To Cut Trading Hours For Livestock Futures

Spencer, IA: (Oct. 03, 2014) – CME Group plans to sharply curb electronic trading hours for livestock futures and options,…

Kris Kohl

Is Your Grain Bin Ready For Harvest?

ISU Extension Ag & Biosystems Engineer, Kris Kohl, gives tips on preparing your bin for harvest and how the weather will impact stored grain.

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ISU Ag Engineer Offers Advice On Reducing Field Loss

KICD Farm Director Dan Skelton interviews Extension Specialist Mark Hanna on preparing machines for harvest.