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FARMERS WANTING TO PLANT COVER CROPS LATER IN THE SEASON HAVE AN EXTENSION ON A COST SHARE PROGRAM.
IOWA SECRETARY OF AGRICULTURE BILL NORTHEY ANNOUNCED YESTERDAY THAT FARMER’S HAVE UNTIL THE FIRST OF NOVEMBER TO GET ASSISTANCE WITH COVER CR ...Read More
THIS YEAR FARMERS HAD A TOUGH GROWING SEASON.. COOL.. WET WEATHER STUNTED EARLY GROWTH AND SOME PARTS OF IOWA HAD HAIL DAMAGE.
DENNY FRIEST FARMS IN HARDIN COUNTY IN CENTRAL IOWA; HE SAYS HE TOOK SOME WEATHER DAMAGE IN THE MIDDLE OF SUMMER, ...Read More
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Pork prices hit record highs this summer as farmers weren’t able to feed the demand - mostly because a virus had killed millions of their baby pigs.
There is good news for pork lovers in the latest U.S. Department of ...Read More
HEAVY RAIN IS IN THE FORECAST FOR MUCH OF THE CORN BELT AT THE END OF THIS WEEK... A FRONTAL BOUNDARY WILL STRETCH ACROSS THE PLAINS..BRINGING SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
FOR IOWA THE STATEWIDE FORECAST IS SET TO CLEAR THROUGH SATURDAY, WITH ...Read More
THE NEW FARM BILL CONTAINS TWO NEW RISK MANAGEMENT PROGRAMS.. AND PRODUCERS HAVE THREE STEPS TO GO THROUGH TO GET THERE.. UPDATE.. ENROLL.. AND ELECT...
LAST WEEK MARKED THE BEGINNING OF THIS OPPORTUNITY FOR PRODUCERS.
THROUGH FEBRUARY ...Read More
LAST SATURDAY MORNING.. IOWA RECORDED ITS FIRST HARD FREEZE OF THE YEAR IN SIBLEY AND HOLSTEIN, UP IN NORTHWESTERN IOWA.
STATE CLIMATOLOGIST HARRY HILLAKER SAYS RECENT RAINS... ARE HELPING POSTPONE THE FREEZE.
HE SAYS HIGH MOISTURE HAS ...Read More
A MIDDLE SCHOOL CLASSROOM IN DES MOINES IS GETTING ITS FEET WET IN WATER SCIENCE. AGRIBUSINESS REPORTER BRANDON BLUE HAS MORE.
Water quality is everyone’s business, and on Friday, seventh-grade students from Brody Middle School in Des Moines ...Read More
”Rainfall during the harvest season is a problem for several reasons. For one, producers trying to save on drying costs by letting crops dry in the field have to wait even longer. Another problem is that a muddy field complicates the harvest, and ...Read More
DES MOINES – Voluntary efforts to reduce farm chemicals and nutrients from flowing into Iowa waterways are showing encouraging signs, but challenges remain for stemming pollution issues that are causing problems for states downstre ...Read More
EVEN WITH THE FARM BILL COMPLETED AND LARGELY IMPLEMENTED, AG ISSUES WILL STILL WEIGH ON CONGRESS AFTER THE NOVEMBER ELECTIONS.
TRANSPORTATION INFRASTRUCTURE FUNDING, RAIL CAPACITY ISSUES THIS HARVEST SEASON AND A LOOMING HIGHWAY BILL NEXT ...Read More