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NW Iowan on Sheep Improvement Center Board of Directors

Marsha Spykerman raises sheep with her husband near Sibley, Iowa and tells about her new role to improve sheep quality across the country.

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Harvest Weather Was Great, What About Next Year?

DTN Chief Meteorologist Bryce Anderson talks with Dan about weather concerns for the winter and upcoming spring and summer.

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Free BQA Certification through Nov. 20th

Dr. Jerry Woodruff, Professional Service Veterinarian with Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc., explains how beef and dairy producers can get free BQA certification.


Focus On Youth In Agriculture-Einck

Kellie Einck of the South O’Brien FFA Chapter did well in Ag Mechanics at the National FFA Convention. Learn more here.

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Farm Service Agency Update

Larry Lago talks about holiday hours, residue management, wetlands and tiling plus small grains/forage seeding.


Focus On Youth In Agriculture-Harmon

This week features James Harmon of the Harris-Lake Park FFA Chapter.


How does Enogen benefit you and your local ethanol plant?

Learn more about Enogen from Chris Tingle, head of marketing for Enogen at Syngenta.

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Iowan Named to National FFA Leadership Team

Spencer, IA: (Nov 02, 2015) – The National FFA Convention and Expo concluded Saturday in Louisville, Kentucky, and an Iowan…

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Iowa Beef Official Refutes Study Cancer Claims

Spencer, IA: (Oct 30, 2015) – Farm Director Dan Skelton visits with Chris Freeland, Executive Director of the Iowa Beef…

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Worthington FFA Chapter Overcomes Stolen Computers To Compete In National Competition

Spencer, IA: (Oct 29, 2015) – The National FFA Convention & Expo continues in Louisville, Kentucky. In FFA, young people…

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Highway 169 Accident

Car Accident 1280

4 are injured in a head on collision.

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Car Strikes Pedestrian

O'Brien Cty Sheriff

A Primghar woman is struck by a vehicle, as she was crossing the street.

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Law Enforcement Reports


An Algona woman emerged unharmed from a Saturday accident where her vehicle landed in a stream...

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Wall Lake Woman Sentenced


Alexandria Pratt has been sentenced to five years in prison...

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Congressman King Visits KICD Studios

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King believes that refugees from all terrorist sponsoring countries should not be allowed in the U.S...