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Renewable Fuels Association Update

Bob Dineen of RFA talks about the challenges renewable fuels face in Washington D.C., petroleum subsidies and the RFS.


Climatologist Says Corn Production Potential Is High This Year

Iowa State University Extension Climatologist Dr. Elwynn Taylor visits with KICD Farm Director Dan Skelton about May weather and corn…


Bird Flu Virus Found In 4 More Iowa Poultry Operations

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Officials say the bird flu virus has been found in four more locations in Iowa,…

Corn field

Ideal Conditions Enable Iowa Farmers To Plant Corn

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Ideal weather last week enabled Iowa farmers to make progress planting their corn and soybean…

Fresh Pork

It Was A Good Week For Hogs

Spencer, IA: (May 04, 2015) – Last week was a pretty good one for hog prices. Plant-delivered hogs had a…

Iowa’s Congressional Delegation Asks USDA Assistance With Bird Flu

Spencer, IA: (May 04, 2015) – Iowa’s Congressional delegation has called on the USDA to provide any assistance they can…

Cider House Staff

Iowa’s “Best Burger” Is At The Cider House In Fairfield

AMES, IOWA – When we say this year’s winner of Iowa’s Best Burger award is using all beef in their…

Val Dolcini

Farm Service Agency Update

FSA Administrator Val Dolcini talks about what is next for farmers, office closings and future deadlines.

Dan Morrical

Spring Sheep Health Update

Dr. Dan Morrical, ISU Extension Sheep Specialist, tells what producers should watch for this spring.

Egg layers

Wright County Takes Pre-emptive Action Against Bird Flu

CLARION, Iowa (AP) — A north-central Iowa county with the state’s largest chicken population has declared a state of emergency…


Bird Flu Losses Likely To Top 20 Million With New Iowa Cases

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Agriculture officials say five more farms likely have been affected by the deadly H5N2 bird…


Focus On Youth In Agriculture-Greig

Taylor Greig is President of the Estherville-Lincoln Central FFA Chapter and talks about the Jr-Sr High School Rodeo in Estherville this weekend.


Bird Flu Confirmed In 8 More Flocks In Minnesota

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Officials have confirmed bird flu in eight more flocks in Minnesota. The U.S Department of…

Egg layers

More NW Iowa Farms Probable For Bird Flu

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — State agriculture officials say the deadly bird flu virus is suspected on two more Iowa…


Northwest Iowa Subsoil Moisture Pretty Good

Spencer, IA: (Apr 28, 2015) – Iowa State University Extension has completed the spring survey of subsoil moisture in northwest…

Egg layers

Avian Influenza Suspected At 5 More Northwest Iowa Sites

Spencer, IA: (Apr 28, 2015) – The Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship (IDALS) is responding to five probable…

Michael Tupper

Focus On Youth In Agriculture-Tupper

This week features the new Iowa FFA Association President Michael Tupper of New Hampton.


Regional “Moms” Announced By Monsanto

Spencer, IA: (Apr 24, 2015) – Monsanto Fund has announced its 2015 class of regional winners in its America’s Farmers…


Dayton Declares State Of Emergency Over Bird Flu

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton has declared a state of emergency over a bird flu outbreak…


Bird Flu Confirmed At Sac County Turkey Farm

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Department of Agriculture says a turkey farm in Sac County has become the…