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Southern Cattle Herds Begin To Rebuild

Spencer, IA: (May 11, 2015) – For the first time in nearly a decade, ranchers in the heart of cattle…


Oregon Woman Wins Monsanto’s “Mom of the Year” Contest

Spencer, IA: (May 11, 2015) – An Oregon woman is the 2015 America’s Farmers Mom of the Year. Shelly Boshart…


ISU Extension Update

May 08, 2015: Dickinson County Extension Director Karen Byers visits about summer camp opportunities for youth.


Focus On Youth In Agriculture-McCarty

Josie McCarty of the Clay Central-Everly FFA Chpater talks about earning top Ag Sales honors at this year’s FFA Leadership Conference.

Bob Stallman

American Farm Bureau Hot Topics

Bob Stallman is President of the AFBF and talks about WOTUS, the Estate Tax, immigration and trade.

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Bird Flu Expands To 2 More Iowa Farms

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa agriculture officials say two additional commercial poultry farms show signs of the presence of…


Minnesota Reports 2 New Presumptive Bird Flu Cases

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Board of Animal Health says two more Minnesota turkey flocks have tested presumptive…


Six More Probable Cases Of Bird Flu In Northwest Iowa

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa agriculture officials say five additional commercial chicken farms show signs of the presence of…

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Minnesota Governor Pushes Clean Water Plan

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Mark Dayton isn’t shying away from a fight to clean up Minnesota’s water. The…

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Iowa Bird Flu Cases Increase By Three To 28

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa agriculture officials say three additional Iowa poultry farms show signs of the presence of…

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Influenza Carcass Disposal and Depopulation

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Efforts are underway to dispose of bird carcasses killed by the Avian Influenza.

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Path To Southwest Spencer Businesses

Highway 71

Many businesses on the southwest end of Spencer are seeing less traffic due to the Highway 71 detour.

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Avian Influenza Friday

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Two more probable cases of highly pathogenic avian Influenza have been found in Iowa.

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Spencer Rusty Water


Spencer residents may be dealing with some rusty water over the next few days.

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Bird Flu State of Disaster Extended

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Des Moines, IA (KICD) — The State of Disaster Emergency connected to the avian flu outbreak has been extended. Iowa…