Beth Doran

Mycotoxin and Mold Concerns

ISU Extension Livestock Field Specialist Beth Doran says she is concerned about mycotoxins and mold in corn and hay fed to livestock this fall.


PFI Beginning Farmer Program Deadline This Friday

Steve Carlson of Practical Farmers of Iowa gives details about their Savings Incentive Program for beginning farmers but the deadline to apply is Oct. 9th.

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Farm Service Agency Update

Angie Christian of the Kossuth County FSA office talks about harvest, ARC/PLC and other programs should consider this time of year.


Negotiators Reach Agreement on TransPacific Trade Pact

Spencer, IA: (Oct 05, 2015) – The United States on Monday reached agreement with 11 Pacific Rim nations to lower…


ConAgra Restructuring Cuts Jobs, Moves Headquarters

Spencer, IA: (Oct 01, 2015) – ConAgra Foods says it will cut about 1500 jobs and relocate its headquarters as…


Senate Committee Rejects Anti-Ethanol Amendment

JOHNSTON, IOWA – An amendment introduced by Sen. Pat Toomey (R-Penn.) that would eliminate corn ethanol blending targets under the…


USDA: Pig Virus That Struck US Similar to China Strain

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Federal agriculture officials say the virus that killed more than 8 million baby pigs in…

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Emmet County 4-H Glow Run/Walk This Sunday

Joanna Jensen of the Emmet County ISU Extension Office tells more about this Emmet County 4-H Foundation fundraiser this Sunday evening in Estherville.


Grain Handling Tips

Dr. Kris Kohl, Ag and Biosystems Engineer with ISU Extension, gives tips on handling and storage of grain this fall and next spring.

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Farm Service Agency Update

This week Larry Lago of the Emmet and Dickinson County FSA offices talks about the deadline to signup for the ARC/PLC programs plus NAP and crop insurance.


Gov. Branstad Signs Harvest Weight Proclamation

(DES MOINES) – Gov. Terry E. Branstad on Friday signed a proclamation to allow the transportation of overweight loads of…

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ISA’s Nutrient Reduction Efforts and Programs

Roger Wolf is Director of Environmental Services at the Iowa Soybean Assoc. and talks about programs for growers to reduce nutrient runoff from farms.

National 4-H Week October 4th – 10th

Spencer, IA: (Sep 24, 2015) – Iowa State University Extension Director for Dickinson County visits with Dan Skelton about National…

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Learn More About America’s Farmers Grow Communities

Angela Allen gives more details on how farmers can win a $2,500 gift to their favorite charity through the Monsanto Fund and America's Farmers Grow Communities program.

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Senate Approves Mandatory Price Reporting Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C., Sept. 22, 2015 – The National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) praised the Senate for its passage today of…


Chinese Soy Purchase Announcements Expected Soon

Laura Foell of Schaller is starting her 2nd term as Chair of U.S.S.E.C and talks about Chinese demand for U.S. soybeans and a visit by Chinese buyers in the coming days.

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Iowa Company Gets First USDA License for Bird Flu Vaccine

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa company has been awarded the first license by the U.S. Department of Agriculture…


Lawmaker Plans Bill to Stop Des Moines Utility’s Lawsuit

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A state lawmaker from northwest Iowa says he’ll file legislation to block a Des Moines…

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Iowa Farmers and Taiwanese Delegation Build Relationship

Spencer, IA: (Sep 21, 2015) – A Taiwanese delegation visited Iowa last week and met with farmer leaders from the…


Clay Co. Fair Show-Sun 9/20

Today's show highlights Miranda Heisinger, Cassidy Hanson, the Knaack sisters, Junior Feeders, Emma McClain, Tyler Helbing and Tucker Elder.