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Pork Demand and Exports

Mark Jagles, Chair of the US MEF, tells about pork demand and important export markets to U.S. producers.

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G-T/R-A FFA T-Shirt In Contest

Caryn Graham is the G-T/R-A FFA Chapter Advisor and Ag Instructor and explains how you can vote for this only shirt design from Iowa and help their chapter.

Cattle Producers Cheer Tyson Decision

Spencer, IA: (Mar. 17, 2014) – Cattle producers hailed Tyson Foods’ decision to keep open its Denison beef-processing plant, but…

CME Group Contemplates Change To Trading Limits

Spencer, IA: (Mar. 17, 2014) – The CME Group says the daily limits on how far grain futures contract prices…

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Sub-Irrigation Workshop in Spencer 3/19

Kris Kohl is Ag and Biosystems Engineer with ISU Extension and tells more about the field tile and sub-irrigation workshop at the Extension Office in Spencer this Wednesday.

ICGA Crop Fairs 3/18 and 3/25

Iowa Corn Growers Association Director of Grower Services, Don Mason, tells more details about the fairs coming to Spencer and Estherville.

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Judge Rules Against FAA On Drone Flights

Spencer, IA: (Mar. 13, 2014) – A federal judge last week struck down a fine imposed by the Federal Aviation…

Grocery Chain Pressures Pork Suppliers On Gestation Crates

Spencer, IA: (Mar. 13, 2013) – One of the country’s largest grocery companies is putting pressure on pork suppliers to…

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Seed Coating May Give Growers A Jump-Start On Planting

Spencer, IA: (Mar. 13, 2014) – New research at USDA shows that a thin polymer layer applied to seeds could…

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New Pork Board Member from Carroll, IA

Dr. Craig Rowles is a vet, farrows sows with Elite Pork near Carroll and is the latest Iowan voted to the National Pork Board.

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Law Enforcement Reports

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A 9-year-old was stabbed by his 10-year-old brother in Storm Lake Monday night...

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Okoboji School Board Approves Middle School Plan

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District patrons will be asked in April to approve a PPEL levy increase of $1.33...

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2015 University of Okoboji Winter Games Results

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Results From The University of Okoboji Winter Games...

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Alta Felony Assault

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24-year-old Matthew Drew of Alta, was eventually taken to the Mercy Medical Center for his injuries...

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Miss Shamrock Contestants Needed

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To enter any of the pageants contact the St. Pat's Headquarters in Emmetsburg...