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Lawsuit Filed To Stop New Mexico Horse Slaughter Facility

Spencer, IA: (Dec. 20, 2013) – New Mexico’s top prosecutor has filed a lawsuit in state district court in an…


China Hints At Possible Beef Trade With U.S.

Spencer, IA: (Dec. 20, 2013) – China on Friday proposed to ease restrictions on imports of U.S. beef and to…

Drones Coming To Agriculture………….To Help

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — While Americans are abuzz about Amazon’s plans to use self-guided drones to deliver packages, most future…


Climate Expert Says Farmers Should Adapt

Economic impact from lost crops high.

EPA Announces Date To Close Comments On RFS Proposal

Spencer, IA: (Dec. 04, 2013) – The comment period for the proposed 2014 Renewable Volume Obligations (RVOs) for the Renewable…

Farm Rescue Concludes Harvest Season

Spencer, IA: (Dec. 04, 2013) The non-profit organization that provides planting and harvesting assistance to farm families in need has…

U.S. Farm Income Soars On Strong Production

Gains for hay, nuts and veggies help.

USDA Discounts Sugar Sold To Bio-refiners

Spencer, IA: (Nov. 26, 2013) – The U.S. Department of Agriculture has sold sugar to domestic ethanol producers at an…


Biotech Labeling Ballot Initiative Defeated

Spencer, IA: (Nov. 07, 2013) – A ballot initiative was defeated in Tuesday’s election in Washington State that would have…

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Storm Gas Leak

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Crews deal with a gas leak after a backhoe strikes a gas line.

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CCE Offers Early Retirement Packages

CCE School News 1240

School districts in Iowa use the program to relieve strains on their general fund budgets...

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Field Fire Near Fostoria


Around one acre of field was burned in a Monday afternoon field fire southeast of Fostoria...

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Zebra Mussel Population Grows In Iowa Great Lakes


2015 marks the 3rd year of infestation in East Lake Okoboji...

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Harvest Driving Safety Reminders


Farmers are required to have proper signage and lighting when operating on roadways...