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Farm Service Agency Update

Rex Wittrock of the Buena Vista County FSA office discusses CRP management, program sign-up and a staff member’s departure.


Focus On Youth In Agriculture-Marcoux

This week features Levi Marcoux of the Sioux Central FFA chapter at Sioux Rapids.

There She Is … Miss 2016 Clay County Fair

George Bower visits with Katie Simpson of Spencer just minutes after she is crowned Sunday night.

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A Local Perspective on the Iowa Beef Checkoff

Jim Christensen is a beef producer from Royal and serves on committees for the Iowa Cattlemen’s Assoc. and discusses the Iowa Beef Checkoff.

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A Visit With IA Sec. of Ag Bill Northey

A conversation on current topics in agriculture and being a 4th generation Master Farmer is covered in this interview with IA Sec. of Agriculture Bill Northey of Spirit Lake.

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Red Tractor Display at Southpark Mall

Al Grigg of Everly talks about the many red tractors, ranging from 1928 to 1974, now on display through this Sunday in the Southpark Mall in Spencer.


What corn should I plant?

ISU Extension Agronomist Paul Kassel talks about corn seed selection and corn-on-corn.


Focus On Youth In Agriculture-Schomaker

This week features Morgan Schomaker of the Sioux Central FFA Chapter of Sioux Rapids.


ISU Extension Climatologist Offers Planting-Time Weather Forecast

Spencer, IA: (Mar 29, 2016) – This farm feature is with Iowa State University Extension Climatologist Elwynn Taylor. He will…

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Nominate Your Public School For Math/Science Funding By 4/1/16

Heather Wolfe of the Monsanto Fund tells how farmers can nominate a public school district for $10,000 or $25,000 in America’s Farmers Grow Rural Education funds.

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Northwestern College News

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Northwestern College has hired on for a vice president of academic affairs position, and heads toward graduation.

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Emmetsburg Fire Damages Offices


A fire caused by an malfunctioning electric wall heater damaged multiple city offices in Emmetsburg.

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Legislative Session Concludes


The Iowa Legislature has adjourned its 2016 legislative session

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Everly Fatal Accident

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An Everly man is dead after a single vehicle accident.

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Avenue of Flags Dedications

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Dedications are being accepted for the Avenue of Flags in Spencer.