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Is The Renewable Fuel Standard Working As Planned?

Retired Senator Byron Dorgan spoke at the Iowa Renewable Fuels Summit about crafting the standard and how it has performed.

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Lambing Workshops Feb. 3rd

Beth Doran of ISU Extension tells more about the Lambing Workshops on February 3rd at the Dave Laughton farm north of LeMars.



Dean Gronemeyer of the Clay County NRCS Office talks about conservation and EQIP options available to area growers and land owners.

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Focus On Youth In Agriculture

This week features the California FFA President Dipak Kumar.

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What Can USDA Rural Development Do For You?

Colleen Callahan of USDA Rural Development talks about the many ways this department can help you and your community.


Iowa Pork Congress and IPPA Policy

Greg Lear of Spencer is a Past President of the Iowa Pork Producers Assoc. and highlights events and policy to be covered January 27th-29th in Des Moines.


Soy Sustainability

Laura Foell of the U.S. Soybean Export Council talks about sustainability, exports and quality in the soybean industry.

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Focus On Youth In Ag- Johnson

Katie Johnson is a member of the Okoboji FFA Chapter and an Iowa State University student.

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Farm Service Agency Update

Spencer, IA: (Jan 19, 2015) – This week’s guest is Angie Christian, Kossuth County FSA County Executive Director.

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Northey Will Visit Counties Targeted By Des Moines Water Works

Spencer, IA: (Jan 14, 2015) – Last week we reported that the Des Moines Water Works plans to sue three…


Iowa Policy at AFBF Does Well

Joe Heinrich is the V.P. of the Iowa Farm Bureau Federation and says the language goals of the group made…

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Livestock Outlook Positive

Glynn Tonsor of Kansas State University gave the livestock outlook at this year’s AFBF Annual Meeting.


IFBF Pres. Talks AFBF Awards and Policy

Craig Hill is the President of the Iowa Farm Bureau Federation and talks about highlights for Iowa at this year’s…

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AFBF Pres. Talks Veterans and Rural Ideas

American Farm Bureau Federation President Bob Stallman talks about initiatives at AFBF to get more veterans in agriculture and ideas…

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WOTUS and Water Quality Policy

Don Parrish of the AFBF talks about funding of WOTUS and how Iowa is on the water quality radar in…

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AFBF Economist Sees 2015 As Positive

AFBF Chief Economist Bob Young sees the U.S. economy as getting stronger, talks interest rates and what part of the…

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American Farm Bureau Annual Meeting

Jan 12, 2015 – Associate Farm Director Troy Leininger visits with the Farm Bureau’s Mary Kay Thatcher.

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Farm Service Agency Update

Spencer, IA: (Jan 10, 2015) – Palo Alto County FSA County Executive Director Lisa Forburger is the guest.

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Clay County Extension Update

Jan. 10, 2015 – Dan Skelton visits with Jo Engel and Amy Forrette about 4-H activities.

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Problem Weeds & Controlling Them

Bob Hartzler, Weed Specialist at Iowa State University Extension, discusses problem weeds expected this growing season and ways to control them.