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Iowa’s First Case of H5N2 Avian Influenza Is In Buena Vista County

Spencer, IA: (Apr 14, 2015) – The Iowa Department of Agriculture confirmed on Tuesday that a commercial turkey flock in…

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H5N2 Avian Influenza Confirmed In Buena Vista County, Iowa

DES MOINES – The United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has confirmed the…

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Farm Service Agency Update

This week Lisa Forburger of the Palo Alto County FSA Office discusses CRP Mid-contract Management, nesting dates and BCAP.

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“Bird Flu” Found At Wisconsin Chicken Farm

Spencer, IA: (Apr 13, 2015) – The U.S. Department of Agriculture has confirmed the first case of a highly contagious…

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Focus On Youth In Agriculture-Chapman

This week features Jenna Chapman of the Emmetsburg FFA Chapter.

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Trade Restrictions Eased By Mexico And Peru For Live Cattle & Chilled Pork

Spencer, IA: (Apr 10, 2015) – U.S. cattle and pork producers could see greater market access to Mexico and Peru…

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Weekly Hog Market Update

Apr 10, 2015: This week’s hog market update is with University of Missouri Livestock Economist Dr. Ron Plain.

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Klobuchar Discusses Bird Flu With Minnesota Turkey Producers

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Senator Amy Klobuchar has been meeting with Minnesota turkey producers to hear their concerns about the bird…

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USDA Report “Nothing Too Shocking” – Traders

Spencer, IA: (Apr 09, 2015) – Grain traders in Chicago say today’s World Ag Supply/Demand Report contained “nothing too shocking”…

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Cargill Earnings Report

Spencer, IA: (Apr 09, 2015) – Quarterly earnings for Cargill jumped 33% as booming meat profits and low grain prices…

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Get BQA Certified For Free Through 4/15

Doug Bear is the State BQA Coordinator and explains what Beef Quality Assurance is, who needs it and how to get certified for free through April 15th.

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Bird Flu Hits 2nd Farm In Minnesota’s Top Turkey County

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A second turkey farm in Minnesota’s top turkey-producing county has been hit by an outbreak of a…

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Clean Water Rule Being Reviewed At OMB

Spencer, IA: (Apr 07, 2015) – A final Clean Water Act rule has been sent to the Office of Management…

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Farm Service Agency Update

This week features Larry Stuckenbroker of the Jackson County, MN FSA Office talking about CRP management and certification of planted acres.

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USDA Releases Weekly Crop Update

Spencer, IA: (Apr 07, 2015) – The first weekly Crop Progress and Conditions report for 2015 was released Monday. The…

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Stolen Barn

WELTON, IA: (Apr 06, 2015) (AP) — An investigation of a barn theft in Welton, in far eastern Iowa, has…

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Fire Destroys Boyden Hog Confinement

Spencer, IA: (Apr 06, 2015) – The Boyden Fire Department responded to a report of a structure fire three miles…

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Focus On Youth In Agriculture-Grandstaff

This week features Nick Grandstaff of the Emmetsburg FFA Chapter.

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Got Eggs?

Randy Olson is the new Executive Director of the Iowa Poultry Association and Iowa Egg Council and gives his background and an update of the egg industry just in time for Easter.

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Clay County 4-H Update

Spencer, IA: (Apr 03, 2015) – This week’s Clay County Extension update features Associate Director of Youth Programming Amy Forrette…