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Cover Crop Planting Deadline Extended To November 1st

DES MOINES (Oct. 13, 2014) – Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey today said that farmers participating in the state…

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National FFA Convention Preview

Steven Brockshus of the Sibley-Ocheyedan FFA Chapter is an officer this year for the National FFA and highlights their convention events coming at the end of October.

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Cover Crops And Weed Management

Carol Brown of Iowa Learning Farms talks about their webinar on October 15th that will discuss cover crops and weed management with Bob Hartzler of ISU Extension.

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Meet The New Iowa 4-H Leader

John-Paul Chaisson Cardenas is the new State 4-H Youth Development Program Leader. Learn about his priorities for 4-H programming in Iowa.

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Iowa 4-H Foundation Has New Executive Director

Albert Grunewald was recently named the new Executive Director of the Iowa 4-H Foundation. Learn more about him and the foundation in this interview.

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Focus On Youth In Agriculture

This week features Hunter East of the Westwood FFA Chapter.

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Farm Service Agency Update

This week Dan visits with Lisa Forburger of the Palo Alto County FSA Office about timely topics.

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CME To Cut Trading Hours For Livestock Futures

Spencer, IA: (Oct. 03, 2014) – CME Group plans to sharply curb electronic trading hours for livestock futures and options,…

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Is Your Grain Bin Ready For Harvest?

ISU Extension Ag & Biosystems Engineer, Kris Kohl, gives tips on preparing your bin for harvest and how the weather will impact stored grain.

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ISU Ag Engineer Offers Advice On Reducing Field Loss

KICD Farm Director Dan Skelton interviews Extension Specialist Mark Hanna on preparing machines for harvest.

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Building Iowa’s Future Event Held in Spencer

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A sizable portion of the Iowa GOP statewide ticket was on hand in Spencer on Friday...

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Storm Lake Counterfeit Conviction

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Yoirland Rojas has been convicted of making and using counterfeit credit cards...

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Echo Plus Merging With Hope Haven

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Echo Plus of Spirit Lake and Estherville is merging into the Hope Haven organization...

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Clay County Joins First Impressions Program

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Western Iowa Tourism conducts the 'secret shopper' style program...

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Iowa Tourism Awards

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The Iowa Great Lakes Chamber of Commerce won a pair of awards...