Anniversary Observed At Texas Fertilizer Site

Spencer, IA: (Apr. 16, 2014) – In West, Texas Thursday evening, people will pause at exactly 7:51 p.m. for a…



Permit Available To Harvest Hay From Roadsides

AMES, Iowa – April 15, 2014 – Iowa’s roadsides provide many benefits, including the harvesting of hay. Each year, landowners…

corn bigger


Syngenta Blames Slow Sales On Tough U.S. Winter

Spencer, IA: (Apr. 16, 2014) – It’s been a tough winter all over the United States. West Coast farmers are…

Kemp Harvest pic


Kemp Talks Soy Trade With Thailand

Sibley farmer serves as President of Iowa Soybean Association



New USDA Program Will Aid Livestock Producers

Spencer, IA: (Apr. 15, 2014) – Signup begins April 15th for the Livestock Indemnity Program, which was included in the…

cow in barn


Republican Senators Urge Voluntary Methane Reduction Measures

Letter cautions against "heavy-handed regulations."

corn harvest


Ag Partners To Expand Fertilizer Storage

Spencer, IA: Apr. 14, 2014 – Albert City-based Ag Partners is planning a major expansion of the company’s UAN liquid…

Kris Kohl


Check Stored Grain

Dr. Kris Kohl, Ag and Biosystems Engineer with ISU Extension, says checking grain in bins should be done weekly as the temperatures fluctuate.

Bryce Anderson DTN

April 11, 2014

April Weather Outlook

Bryce Anderson is Chief Meteorologist with DTN and talks with Dan about April weather and how it will impact field work.

Max Yield Photo

April 10, 2014

Area Cooperative Helps With 4-H Membership Fees

Spokesman says 4-H promotes leadership, agriculture.

spring field

April 9, 2014

Cold Soils Delay Planting

ISU Extension Agronomist Paul Kassel discusses frost lingering in fields and cold soil temps.


April 9, 2014

Iowa Farmland Value

Survey shows drop in Iowa cropland value.


April 7, 2014

Bunny Bonanza April 12th in Spencer

Kristi Peck tells more details about this event for area 4-H and FFA members to learn more about tatooing, grooming, showing and care of show rabbits.


April 4, 2014

ISU Ag Economist Talks Markets

Dr. Chad Hart visits with Dan about Monday's USDA reports.


April 3, 2014

“Extenders Bill” Debated In Washington

Spencer, IA: (Apr. 03, 2014) – In Washington, the Senate Finance Committee is debating an amendment that would reinstate tax…

school news

April 3, 2014

Iowa FFA Sets Membership Record

Spencer, IA: (Apr. 03, 2014) – The Iowa FFA Association has set a new record in membership with 14,207 members…


March 28, 2014

Farm Safety Camp For Youth Coming In April

Spencer, IA: (Mar. 28, 2014) – There will be a farm safety event for area youth in early Arpil. Clay…

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March 28, 2014

Monsanto Seeking “Farm Mom” Nominations

Spencer, IA: (Mar. 28, 2014) – Monsanto is looking for the Farm Mom of the Year. Jessica Simmons, Corporate Marketing…


March 28, 2014

Groups seek change in water quality program bill

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Environmental groups are sounding alarms that a Republican-led House subcommittee has inserted language into the…


March 27, 2014

Minnesota Farm Income Drops Sharply In 2013

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A new report says Minnesota farm income dropped dramatically in 2013 largely because of lower corn prices.…