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Farm Service Agency Update

This week Larry Lago of the Emmet and Dickinson County FSA offices talks about the deadline to signup for the ARC/PLC programs plus NAP and crop insurance.


Gov. Branstad Signs Harvest Weight Proclamation

(DES MOINES) – Gov. Terry E. Branstad on Friday signed a proclamation to allow the transportation of overweight loads of…

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ISA’s Nutrient Reduction Efforts and Programs

Roger Wolf is Director of Environmental Services at the Iowa Soybean Assoc. and talks about programs for growers to reduce nutrient runoff from farms.


National 4-H Week October 4th – 10th

Spencer, IA: (Sep 24, 2015) – Iowa State University Extension Director for Dickinson County visits with Dan Skelton about National…

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Learn More About America’s Farmers Grow Communities

Angela Allen gives more details on how farmers can win a $2,500 gift to their favorite charity through the Monsanto Fund and America’s Farmers Grow Communities program.

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Senate Approves Mandatory Price Reporting Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C., Sept. 22, 2015 – The National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) praised the Senate for its passage today of…


Chinese Soy Purchase Announcements Expected Soon

Laura Foell of Schaller is starting her 2nd term as Chair of U.S.S.E.C and talks about Chinese demand for U.S. soybeans and a visit by Chinese buyers in the coming days.

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Iowa Company Gets First USDA License for Bird Flu Vaccine

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa company has been awarded the first license by the U.S. Department of Agriculture…


Lawmaker Plans Bill to Stop Des Moines Utility’s Lawsuit

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A state lawmaker from northwest Iowa says he’ll file legislation to block a Des Moines…

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Iowa Farmers and Taiwanese Delegation Build Relationship

Spencer, IA: (Sep 21, 2015) – A Taiwanese delegation visited Iowa last week and met with farmer leaders from the…

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Rollover Near Ayrshire

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An Ayrshire man was taken to the hospital...

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Clay County Hit And Run Under Investigation

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Spencer, IA (KICD)–The Clay County Sheriff’s Office is looking for information from a Thursday hit and run incident. Shortly before…

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Two From Spencer Cited By Iowa Board of Chiropractic


Two from Spencer have been cited by the Iowa Board of Chiropractic...

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Safer Grand Avenue Crossings Coming

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A pedestrian island is scheduled for construction in the turning lane on South Grand Avenue and should be in place for the next school year...

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Spencer Snow Ordinance In Effect


All vehicles must be off of city streets from midnight to 7:00 a.m...