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USDA Confirms Case Of H5N2 Avian Influenza In Osceola County, Iowa

DES MOINES, IA: (Apr 20, 2015) – The United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service…


Paul Kassel On Corn Planting

Spencer, IA: (Apr 20, 2015) – Iowa State University Extension Field Agronomist Paul Kassel on planting corn in Northwest Iowa.


Branstad To Tour Northwest Iowa Ethanol Plant Tuesday

Spencer, IA: (Apr 20, 2015) – Iowa’s Governor and Lt. Governor will be in Northwest Iowa Tuesday visiting the Quad…


Focus On Youth In Agriculture-Vander Veen

This week features the Iowa FFA N.W. State V.P. Devan Vander Veen of the Sibley-Ocheyedan FFA Chapter highlighting the Leadership Conference 4/20-21 in Ames.

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ICGA Is Neutral On Technology Lawsuits

JOHNSTON, Iowa — April 16, 2015 – Recent lawsuits against seed companies have caused confusion about the role of the…

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Food and Family Project Update

Aaron Putze is Coordinator of the Iowa Food and Family Project and tells us what the project is, who is involved and ways listeners can get involved.

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Meteorologist Forecasts Good Weather For Corn Planting

Spencer, IA: (Apr 16, 2015) – KICD Farm Director Dan Skelton visits with DTN Chief Meteorologist Bryce Anderson about weather…

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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…


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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Law Enforcement Reports


Drug charges have been filed against two from Estherville...

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Clay County Attorney Mike Houchins Passes


Houchins died Sunday at the age of 55...

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ILCDC Strategic Planning Public Meetings


ILCDC will host a pair of public focus groups Tuesday, May 5th, as part of its quadrennial strategic planning process...

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New Program Offered At Iowa Lakes


The program begins in the fall of 2015...

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Sheldon Regional Events Center Discussed


The most optimistic scenario would call for having the Events Center project out for bid by this Fall and constructed in 2016...