Focus On Youth In Agriculture-Fuhrman

Chase Fuhrman of the South O'Brien FFA Chapter is featured this week.

Steve King photo

King Urges Better Bird Flu Preparedness

Spencer, IA: (Jul 02, 2015) – Iowa 4th District Congressman Steve King visits with Farm Director Dan Skelton about the…


Northwest Research Farm Field Day July 8th

Spencer, IA: (Jul 02, 2015) – Iowa State University Extension Field Agronomist Paul Kassel talks about the Northwest Research Farm…

Bruce Rohwer

ICGA Roundtable Meetings July 8th and 9th

Bruce Rowher farms near Paullina and is the Director At Large on the Iowa Corn Growers Board of Directors. He gives more details about these important meetings.

Chad Hart

Report Offers Selling Opportunity For Grains

Spencer, IA: (Jun 30, 2015) – Iowa State University Extension Ag Economist Chad Hart visits with Farm Director Dan Skelton…

Egg layers

Branstad Extends Bird Flu Disaster Proclamation

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad has extended a state of disaster emergency through July 31 in response…


USDA Report Indicates Good Demand For U.S. Corn/Soybeans

Spencer, IA: (Jun 30, 2015) – Corn and soybean stocks as of June 1st came in near pre-report estimates in…

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Northey Encourages Farmers to Update Hay and Straw Directory

The Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey is encouraging hay and straw producers to register or update their information on the Iowa Hay and Straw Directory. This

lightning strike

Field Work Limited Last Week Due To Storms

Spencer, IA: (Jun 30, 2015) – Monday’s Iowa Crops and Weather report showed the state’s corn crop at 83% good…

Farm Bureau

Entrepreneurship Challenge Deadline Nears

Spencer, IA: (Jun29, 2015) – The application deadline for American Farm Bureau’s Rural Entrepreneurship Challenge is June, 30th. The challenge…


Parker Gives Another Bird Flu Update

Rod Parker of Cherokee is a contract turkey grower who was impacted by Avian Influenza. He talks about composting the birds, restocking his barns and response by officials.


Focus On Youth In Agriculture-Negus

Karlene Negus of the South O'Brien FFA Chapter is featured this week.


House Wraps up Work on Trade Promotion Authority by Passing TAA

Spencer, IA: (Jun 26, 2015) – Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) passed in the U.S. House on Thursday on a vote…


Iowa Landfill Stops Taking Dead Birds Affected by Bird Flu

MALVERN, Iowa (AP) — A southwestern Iowa landfill has stopped accepting dead birds and related waste from the recent bird…

FFA Alumni

Hawkeye FFA Alumni Tractor Pull and Ride Coming Up in West Bend

Wyan Metzger is the Hawkeye FFA Alumni Treasurer and tells more about the 10th Annual Antique Tractor Pull June 27th and Tractor Ride July 3rd in West Bend.


Focus On Youth In Agriculture-Koehlmoos

This week features Eric Koehlmoos of the South O'Brien FFA Chapter at Paullina.


Iowa Farm Equipment Maker Kinze Lays Off 215 Workers

WILLIAMSBURG, Iowa (AP) — Iowa farm equipment maker Kinze Manufacturing says it must lay off 215 workers as business has…


Food Supplier Sues Egg Farm Alleging Breach of Contract

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A food supplier has filed a lawsuit alleging an Iowa farm breached an egg supply…

Supreme Court

Supreme Court Sides With California Raisin Farmer

Spencer, IA: (Jun 23, 2015) – In what is already being referred to as the “Raisin Case,” the U.S. Supreme…


Corn Growers To Rally At EPA Field Hearing On Ethanol

Spencer, IA: (Jun 23, 2015) – Scores of corn growers from more than a dozen states will converge on Kansas…