USDA Extends Deadline For Farm Program Signup

Spencer, IA: (Mar 27, 2015) – Farmers having a tough time making a decision on their farm program options are…


Focus On Youth In Agriculture-Olson

This week features Corren Olson of the Sioux Central FFA Chapter in Sioux Rapids.


Youth Equine Extravaganza Deadline Nears

Mike Anderson is one of the organizers for the 2015 Youth Equine Extravaganza May 1st -3rd in Iowa Falls and gives more details of the event.

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International Harvester Tractors at Southpark Mall

Al Grigg, an I-H enthusiast and former dealer from Everly, tells more about the tractor display now at the Southpark Mall in Spencer through Sunday.

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Deadline Nears For Best Farm Mom Contest Nominations

Spencer, IA: (Mar 25, 2015) – Tuesday, March 31st, is the final day to nominate your favorite mom in the…


Economist Offers Preview of Prospective Planting Report

Mar 25, 2015: Commodity Classic speaker Bryce Knorr offers his views on the grain markets in this conversation with Farm…


Farm Credit Services Of America Update

Jason Johnson of the FCS of America office in Emmetsburg and Sheldon talks about the cash back dividend program and dividends this year.


USDA Proposes Changes To “Actively Engaged” Rule

WASHINGTON, March 24, 2015 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced a proposed rule to limit farm payments…

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Farm Service Agency Update

This week is with Angie Christian of the Kossuth County FSA Office. She talks about upcoming sign-up deadlines, CRP topics and burning plans.


Advice On Keeping Farm-Stored Corn In Good Condition

Mar 20, 2015 – Farm Director Dan Skelton visits with ISU Ag Engineer Kris Kohl about advice for keeping farm-stored…


Three Northwest Iowa Cooperatives Propose Merger

Mar 19, 2015 – Farm Director Dan Skelton visits with Rob Jacobs, General Manager of Cooperative Elevator Association, about the…


Ag Breakfast Draws Big Attendance

Spencer, IA: (Mar 18, 2015) – The Spencer Chamber Agriculture Committee says 596 people attended Tuesday’s Ag Breakfast at the…


Focus On Youth In Agriculture-Hanson

This week features Cassie Hanson of the Sioux Central FFA Chapter in Sioux Rapids.

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PEDv Update

The new ISU Extension Veterinarian, Dr. Chris Rademacher, introduces himself to the audience and gives the latest on what we are still learning about PEDv.

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March 31 Farm Bill Program Signup Deadline Approaching

ST. PAUL, Minn. (Mar 17, 2015) (AP) — University of Minnesota Extension officials remind farmers and landowners they have until…

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Iowa Sets New E-85 Usage Record

JOHNSTON, IOWA: Mar 17, 2015 – The Iowa Renewable Fuels Association (IRFA) today announced Iowa motorists purchased 2,930,635 gallons of…

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Farm Service Agency Update

Larry Lago of the Emmet and Dickinson County FSA office talks about stored grain condition, erosion prevention and signup deadlines.


Free Breakfast To Highlight National Agriculture Week

Spencer, IA: (Mar 16, 2015) – In observance of National Agriculture Week, the annual Clay County Ag Breakfast will be…


“Tanks of Thanks” Wants Your Nomination

Akhtar Hussain of Cenex/CHS tells how you can nominate an unsung hero in your life for the "Tanks Of Thanks" Program through your local Cenex Fuel Station.

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Grants For Ag Education Announced

Will Fett of the Iowa Agriculture Literacy Foundation gives more details about the grant monies and how to apply.