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Sioux City Council Approves Site For New Pork Plant

Spencer, IA: (Jun 23, 2015) – The Sioux City Council unanimously approved a resolution on Monday to finalize the purchase…

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Expiring CRP Contracts May Be Extended One Year

Spencer, IA: (Jun 22, 2015) – Landowners with CRP contracts due to expire in September may opt to extend those…


Perfect Gift For A Farmer

Spencer, IA: (Jun 19, 2015) – Looking for a great gift for a farmer? The National Association of Farm Broadcasting…

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NPPC To ‘Key Vote’ TPA Rule, Final TPA Votes

WASHINGTON, D.C., June 17, 2015 – The National Pork Producers Council will score two votes on Trade Promotion Authority (TPA)…


Emergency Proclamation Permits Disposal Of Compost From Bird Flu Sites

(Des Moines)–Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad has signed a disaster emergency proclamation for 18 Iowa counties adversely affected by highly pathogenic…

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How Are You Celebrating Dairy Month?

Nancy Jones of the Jones Dairy near Fostoria talks about June Dairy month and tours to area dairy farms in the coming days.

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Expanding Livestock Subject of 6/22 Workshop

Ed Kordick of IFBF talks about this opportunity 6/22 in Cherokee for livestock producers to hear from nationally known speakers.

Farm Program Enrollment Period Starts Wednesday

Spencer, IA: (Jun 16, 2015) – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) says the enrollment period for the farm program…


Beef Handling & BQA Seminars 6/16

Doug Bear of the Iowa Beef Industry Council tells us more about these beef handling seminars on the 16th near Clare and Algona.

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Meteorologist Predicts Beneficial Growing Conditions For June and early July

Spencer IA: (Jun 12, 2015) – DTN Ag Meteorologist Bryce Anderson comments on El Nino and June weather in this…


Ernst Announces Northwest Iowa Town Hall Meetings

Spencer, IA: (Jun 11, 2015) – Iowa Senator Joni Ernst will be in northwest Iowa this Saturday, June 13th for…

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House Passes Rejection of M-COOL

Spencer, IA: (Jun 11, 2015) – The House of Representatives voted Wednesday evening to repeal mandatory country of origin labels…


Big Swine Show in Spencer This Weekend

Greg Lear gives more details on the 4th Annual Summer Prospect Spectacular Swine Show at the Clay County Fairgrounds in Spencer this Saturday and Sunday.

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H-M-S FFA IJBBA Preview Show Sunday in Spencer

Tristan Haag is the V.P. of the Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn FFA Chapter and talks about the IJBBA sanctioned cattle show this Sunday at the Clay County Fairgrounds in Spencer.

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GSI Donates Grain Bin For Iowa State University Northwest Research Farm

Spencer, IA: (Jun 09, 2015) – Iowa State University’s Northwest Research Farm is getting its first grain storage system, thanks…

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Outreach Project To Connect Women In Agriculture Kicks Off In NW Iowa

Pocahontas, IA: (Jun 09, 2015) – Women in Pocahontas and Buena Vista Counties interested in agriculture should attend a meeting…


Sioux City Youth to Attend Agriculture Camp

175 kids from Sioux City will get to experience hands-on agriculture through Jones Dairy and the Schwaller Farm in Milford.


Economist Sees Good Prices For Live Hogs

Spencer, IA: (Jun 08, 2015) – Dr. Steve Meyers, Vice President for Pork Analysis at EMI Analysis, visits about price…


Focus On Youth In Agriculture-Knoblach

This week features Dalton Knoblach of the Hawkeye FFA Chapter at West Bend-Mallard.