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Soil Health Partnership Field Day 9/2 Near Sioux Rapids

Nicholas Goeser of the Soil Health Partnership talks about what growers will learn in this free workshop September 2nd, just south of Sioux Rapids.

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Clay County Growers Field Day

Spencer, IA: (Aug 27, 2015) – This interview is from the Clay County Growers Field Day held August 26th. It…


Monsanto Drops Bid for Syngenta

Spencer, IA: (Aug 26, 2015) – Monsanto has dropped its roughly $46 billion bid for rival Syngenta AG, bringing an…


Farm Drainage Field Day Thursday Near Gilmore City

Matt Helmers of ISU tells who is speaking at this free event on the 27th and the research done for 25 years at the Gilmore City site.


Avian Influenza Impacts Fall Classes at Iowa State University

Ames, IA: (Aug 25, 2015) – As the fall semester begins at Iowa State University, nearly 500 students will be…


Focus On Youth In Agriculture-Tupper

This edition features Michael Tupper, the Iowa FFA Association State President, while he was working at the Iowa State Fair.

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USDA Announces Incentives to Establish Biomass Crops

Spencer, IA: (Aug 21, 2015) – Farm Service Agency (FSA) announced that enrollment begins today for farmers and forest landowners…


Clay County Growers’ Field Day on Wednesday

Spencer, IA: (Aug 24, 2015) – This farm feature is with Sam Harper, Manager of the Clay County Growers’ Plot.…

2015 Pro Farmer

Pro Farmer Crop Tour-Friday

Brian Grete, leader of the Pro Farmer Crop Tour’s Eastern Leg, give a summary of what was seen on the tour this year.

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Iowa State Fair Report: Iowa Honey Queen

This Iowa State Fair report is with Joy Westercamp of Farmington, the Iowa Honey Queen.

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Fagen Staying On As City Manager

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Spencer's City Manager had a change of heart Friday morning...

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Storm Lake House Fire


One occupant was evaluated by on scene paramedics but was not transported...

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Traffic Stop Leads To Drug Charges


Three were arrested on drug charges following a Monday traffic stop by the Clay County Sheriff's Office...

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Child Seat Safety Check Up


Saturday's free Child Seat Safety Check Up event runs from 9-12 at the Spencer Fire Department...

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10th Annual Breast Cancer Walk Set For Sunday


Registration and children's activities begin at 3:45 at Spencer Hospital's Grand Avenue park...