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Farm Service Agency Update

This week’s update is with Angie Christian of the Kossuth County FSA Office.

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Report Confirms Tight Soy Stocks

Spencer, IA: (Sep 30, 2014) -Tuesday’s Quarterly Stocks report from USDA pegged soybean stocks as of September 1st at 92…

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Beef Lot-Dairy Tours 10/1 and 10/2

ISU Extension Beef Specialist Beth Doran talks about the learning opportunities these tours offer beef and dairy producers.

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Focus On Youth In Agriculture

This week features NW District Officer and Clay Central-Everly FFA Chapter member Tari Knock.

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DuPont Pioneer Grain Bin Rescue Grants

Amanda Rinehart of DuPont Pioneer tells how Iowa volunteer fire depts can apply for grants to purchase grain bin rescue equipment.

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Western Iowa Dairy Alliance Gift

Western Iowa Dairy Alliance gave $20,000 to the Children’s Museum of Siouxland during Dairy Day at the Clay Co Fair. Learn more from Keri Kellen.

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Focus On Youth In Agriculture

This week features Collin Brown of the South Central Calhoun FFA Chapter, who is the N.W. District V.P.

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Farmers Encouraged To Donate Grain

Farm Director Dan Skelton visits with Bryce Sitter of the American Red Cross about donations of grain.

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Emmet County 4-H Glow Run/Walk Oct. 4th

Marcy Sander of Emmet Co. ISU Extension says you need to register a.s.a.p. to get your Glow Run T-Shirt.

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USB Trade Trip To India

Laura Foell, farmer from Schaller, Iowa and USB member, talks about the recent trip soybean growers took to India

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Building Iowa’s Future Event Held in Spencer


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

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Storm Lake Counterfeit Conviction


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

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Echo Plus Merging With Hope Haven


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

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Clay County Joins First Impressions Program


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

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Iowa Tourism Awards


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