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Gina McCarthy

EPA Issues Final Clean Water Rule

Spencer, IA: (May 27, 2015) – The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released a water rule Wednesday that critics say will…

Chad Hart

Weather Rally Is The Best Hope For Marketing Old Crop Corn & Soybeans

Spencer, IA: (May 27, 2015) – Iowa State University Extension Ag Economist Chad Hart offers some advice on marketing old…

Chad Hart

ISU Ag Economist Chad Hart Discusses The Bird Flu And Its Economic Impact

Spencer, IA: (May 26, 2015) – The Avian Influenza will have a large economic impact on northwest Iowa, according to…


Wal-Mart Weighs In On Antibiotic Use In Livestock

Spencer, IA: (May 26, 2015) – Wal-Mart is urging its thousands of U.S. suppliers to curb the use of antibiotics…

Northey, 2014

Northey Speaks About NW Iowa Meetings on Bird FLu

Secretary of Agriculture for the State of Iowa Bill Northey talks about comments he heard at the Town Hall Meetings, the bird show ban and biosecurity on farms.


Ernst Talks Bird Flu and TPA

Senator Joni Ernst made a stop in Sioux Center on Saturday to talk Avian Influenza with those impacted and also talks about the Senate vote to pass Trade Promotion Authority.

Farm Setting

Farmer Demographics & Transitioning To The Next Generation

Dr. Sidney Goss discusses the demographics of Northwest Iowa farmers and the challenge of transitioning a business to the next generation.


Focus On Youth In Agriculture-Wirtz

This week features Carson Wirtz of the Hawkeye FFA Chapter at West Bend-Mallard High School.


Bird Flu Causes Officials to Cancel All Live Bird Exhibitions

DES MOINES – The Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship announced an order to cancel all live bird exhibitions…

Anne Steckel

Biodiesel: Tax Incentives & RFS

Anne Steckel of the National Biodiesel Board talks about how the expiration of the tax incentives and the delayed RFS volume requirements has impacted the biodiesel industry.

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Horizons Unlimited Recycling Ending


Horizons Unlimited in Emmetsburg will stop recycling...

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Sanders In Northwest Iowa

Bernie Sanders

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders was in northwest Iowa Friday.

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Lottery Money To Veterans

Iowa Lottery

A change in Iowa law directs the Iowa Lottery to send two-and-half million dollars each year to the Iowa Veterans Trust Fund...

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Marijuana Arrests


Two from Cherokee are jailed on drug related charges...

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Kossuth House Explosion


Authorities respond to an explosion in a house...