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Farm Service Agency Update

This week Larry Stuckenbroker of Jackson County Minnesota gives the Farm Service Agency update.

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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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Linn Grove Accident

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An Alta man is taken to the hospital after falling asleep while driving...

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Storm Lake Accident

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A Storm Lake man is injured after losing control of his vehicle...

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ILCDC Business Recognition Luncheon

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They introduced the young professional of the year and Goldstar business Education partnership awards this year...

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Winter Aeration Systems Started Locally

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This includes Five Island Lake in Palo Alto County, Ingham Lake in Emmet County, and Center and Silver Lakes in Dickinson County...

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AGCO Cutbacks

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AGCO of Jackson recently had to trim 43 jobs from their workforce...