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Informa Sees USDA Predicting Big Crops

Spencer, IA: Private analytical firm Informa Economics expects USDA to forecast corn production this year at 14.14 billion bushels in…

Pork Producers Watch Florida Lawsuit

Spencer, IA:Livestock producers are watching with interest a Florida court case. Florida passed a constitutional amendment in 2002 that prohibited…

Fuels Standard May Be Modified, Not Likely Repealed

Spencer, IA:In the wake of last week’s two-day hearing on the Renewable Fuels Standard, an outright repeal of the RFS…

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Four Arrested On Copper Theft

Spencer, IA: Four men have been arrested on charges related to the theft of copper from field irrigation pivots in…

Shareholder Sues To Block Smithfield Sale

Claims selling price is too low.

NW Iowa Ethanol Plant Expands

Expansion creates five new jobs

Candidates Sought For FSA County Committees

Spencer, IA: Farmers have about a week left to nominate eligible candidate to serve on local Farm Service Agency (FSA)…

Albert City Field Day

Spencer, IA: A field day in Albert City on Tuesday will focus on soil health in no-till and strip-till operations…

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Crop Development Lags; Dry Weather Concerns Traders

Soybeans two weeks behind normal

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Influenza Carcass Disposal and Depopulation

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Efforts are underway to dispose of bird carcasses killed by the Avian Influenza.

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Path To Southwest Spencer Businesses

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Many businesses on the southwest end of Spencer are seeing less traffic due to the Highway 17 detour.

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Avian Influenza Friday

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Two more probable cases of highly pathogenic avian Influenza have been found in Iowa.

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Spencer Rusty Water

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Spencer residents may be dealing with some rusty water over the next few days.

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Bird Flu State of Disaster Extended

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Des Moines, IA (KICD) — The State of Disaster Emergency connected to the avian flu outbreak has been extended. Iowa…