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Steph Essick

Deadline Nears For Best Farm Mom Contest Nominations

Spencer, IA: (Mar 25, 2015) – Tuesday, March 31st, is the final day to nominate your favorite mom in the…


Economist Offers Preview of Prospective Planting Report

Mar 25, 2015: Commodity Classic speaker Bryce Knorr offers his views on the grain markets in this conversation with Farm…


Farm Credit Services Of America Update

Jason Johnson of the FCS of America office in Emmetsburg and Sheldon talks about the cash back dividend program and dividends this year.


USDA Proposes Changes To “Actively Engaged” Rule

WASHINGTON, March 24, 2015 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced a proposed rule to limit farm payments…

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Farm Service Agency Update

This week is with Angie Christian of the Kossuth County FSA Office. She talks about upcoming sign-up deadlines, CRP topics and burning plans.


Advice On Keeping Farm-Stored Corn In Good Condition

Mar 20, 2015 – Farm Director Dan Skelton visits with ISU Ag Engineer Kris Kohl about advice for keeping farm-stored…


Three Northwest Iowa Cooperatives Propose Merger

Mar 19, 2015 – Farm Director Dan Skelton visits with Rob Jacobs, General Manager of Cooperative Elevator Association, about the…


Ag Breakfast Draws Big Attendance

Spencer, IA: (Mar 18, 2015) – The Spencer Chamber Agriculture Committee says 596 people attended Tuesday’s Ag Breakfast at the…


Focus On Youth In Agriculture-Hanson

This week features Cassie Hanson of the Sioux Central FFA Chapter in Sioux Rapids.

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PEDv Update

The new ISU Extension Veterinarian, Dr. Chris Rademacher, introduces himself to the audience and gives the latest on what we are still learning about PEDv.

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Buddz’s Arson Plea


One of two people charged in a fire that destroyed a Sheldon business enters a plea...

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Branstad/Reynolds To NW Iowa


Iowa's Governor and Lieutenant Governor are coming to northwest Iowa...

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Fire Crews Called To Rural Storm Lake


Thursday afternoon blaze took down a garage in rural Storm Lake...

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Infant Death Under Investigation


A 5-month-old boy was pronounced dead at the Buena Vista County Hospital...

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Laurens-Marathon and Pocahontas Area Agree To Partial Day Sharing


The partial day sharing agreement will take effect next year for a 3-year-term.