Older Rail Tankers Unsafe For Transport Of Crude Oil

Spencer, IA: (Apr. 23, 2014) – As if the rail industry in the northern U.S. didn’t have enough problems already.…



Senate Will Soon Consider Tax-Extenders Bill

Grassley expects debate in the next two weeks.

State FFA officers 2013-14


Iowa FFA Leadership Conf. Next Week

Josh Earll is the current Iowa FFA President and tells us about the conference held in Ames April 27th - 29th.

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Climate Change Grants

USDA awards $6 million for climate change study

Northey, 2014


Funds Available For Water Quality Projects

Spencer, IA: (Apr. 21, 2014) – Iowa Ag Secretary Bill Northey says funds are available to support research or demonstration…

Sioux Central FFA LocalMotion Photo


Sioux Central FFA Receives Financial Award

Sioux Central FFA Receives a $1,500 LocalMotion Award from Ag Partners.


April 16, 2014

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…


April 16, 2014

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

April 16, 2014

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

April 16, 2014

Kemp Talks Soy Trade With Thailand

Sibley farmer serves as President of Iowa Soybean Association


April 15, 2014

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

April 15, 2014

Republican Senators Urge Voluntary Methane Reduction Measures

Letter cautions against "heavy-handed regulations."

corn harvest

April 14, 2014

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

April 14, 2014

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.