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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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March 31 Farm Bill Program Signup Deadline Approaching

ST. PAUL, Minn. (Mar 17, 2015) (AP) — University of Minnesota Extension officials remind farmers and landowners they have until…

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Iowa Sets New E-85 Usage Record

JOHNSTON, IOWA: Mar 17, 2015 – The Iowa Renewable Fuels Association (IRFA) today announced Iowa motorists purchased 2,930,635 gallons of…

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Farm Service Agency Update

Larry Lago of the Emmet and Dickinson County FSA office talks about stored grain condition, erosion prevention and signup deadlines.


Free Breakfast To Highlight National Agriculture Week

Spencer, IA: (Mar 16, 2015) – In observance of National Agriculture Week, the annual Clay County Ag Breakfast will be…


“Tanks of Thanks” Wants Your Nomination

Akhtar Hussain of Cenex/CHS tells how you can nominate an unsung hero in your life for the “Tanks Of Thanks” Program through your local Cenex Fuel Station.

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Grants For Ag Education Announced

Will Fett of the Iowa Agriculture Literacy Foundation gives more details about the grant monies and how to apply.

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Law Enforcement Reports


Drug charges have been filed against two from Estherville...

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Clay County Attorney Mike Houchins Passes


Houchins died Sunday at the age of 55...

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ILCDC Strategic Planning Public Meetings


ILCDC will host a pair of public focus groups Tuesday, May 5th, as part of its quadrennial strategic planning process...

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New Program Offered At Iowa Lakes


The program begins in the fall of 2015...

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Sheldon Regional Events Center Discussed


The most optimistic scenario would call for having the Events Center project out for bid by this Fall and constructed in 2016...