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Local impact on an international scale at the World Pork Expo

June 16, 2017 By KRISS NELSON editor@farm-news.com DES MOINES — Commercial exhibitors have the opportunity to meet with nearly 20,000 pork producers that attend the World Pork Expo each yea. more »»

 
 
 
Landus Cooperative announces multi-year plan

June 16, 2017 Landus Cooperative has begun implementation of a multi-year initiative to enhance profitability and reinvest in more efficient assets on behalf of the cooperative’s approximately 7,000 equity... more »»

Showing pigs is a family tradition

June 15, 2017 By KRISS NELSON editor@farm-news.com DES MOINES — Kory Kuecker wasn’t exactly sure on how long he has spent showing pigs at the World Pork Expo. more »»

A day at the dairy

June 15, 2017 By KRISS NELSON editor@farm-news. more »»

Expert: On-farm stored grain needs monitoring

June 9, 2017 By KRISS NELSON editor@farm-news.com Concern for grain storage into the summer months isn’t necessarily if the temperature is rising outside, but more what is happening to the temperature in the bi. more »»

ISU field day featured cereal rye cultivars

June 9, 2017 By KRISS NELSON editor@farm-news.com AMES – More growers are showing interest in utilizing cover crops in their production systems. many times seeded to cereal rye. more »»

NRCS team brings first hand knowledge to the growers

June 9, 2017 By KRISS NELSON editor@farm-news.com HUMBOLDT — With intense conservation practices on their own farm, it is safe to say a pair of Humboldt County NRCS employees definitely practice what they preac. more »»

Iowa crop progress and conditions

June 9, 2017 Dry weather conditions allowed farmers to make good progress on spring planting during the week ending June 4, according to the USDA, National Agricultural Statistics Service. more »»

ISU Extension and Outreach provides grain marketing education to farm women

June 9, 2017 ISU Extension and Outreach provides grain marketing education to farm women Fort Dodge — Women Marketing Grain, a four-week course designed to help farm women learn market strategies and stay on... more »»

Plan to attend the 2017 World Pork Expo, June 7-9

June 5, 2017 DES MOINES (World Pork Expo)— The 2017 World Pork Expo — the world’s largest pork-specific trade show — offers hundreds of exhibitors, free educational seminars, live hog shows and sales, networking... more »»

Micro-Mini Tractors, not your typical tractor pull

June 2, 2017 By KRISS NELSON editor@farm-news.com DAYTON – Dayton Old Engine Day, held last weekend, brought cars, trucks and tractors to show in a range of sizes. more »»

IT'S FRIDAY

June 2, 2017 Cartoonist Rick Friday's submission for June 2, 2017... more »»

Trump Proposes Farm Cuts

June 1, 2017 Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor OMAHA (DTN) — The Trump administration is proposing dramatic cuts to the farm safety net in the president’s first budget plan being delivered to Capitol Hill last... more »»

‘Thank God it’s over’

May 26, 2017 By Darcy Dougherty Maulsby yettergirl@yahoo. more »»

Field trip gives insight into beef and dairy industry

May 26, 2017 By KRISS NELSON editor@farm-news.com POCAHONTAS — A combined effort of two cattle operations allowed Pocahontas Area Community sixth-graders to take their classroom to the farm Monday. more »»

IT'S FRIDAY

May 26, 2017 Cartoonist Rick Friday's submission... more »»

Northey tours Humboldt business

May 26, 2017 By KRISS NELSON editor@farm-new. more »»

2017 corn planting season comes to an end

May 19, 2017 By KRISS NELSON editor@farm-news. more »»

USDA’s initial look at 2017-2018 crops

May 19, 2017 By KAREN SCHWALLER kschwaller@evertek.net The United States Department of Agriculture’s initial look at the 2017-2018 crop shows the corn futures market up slightly and soybean futures down slightl. more »»

Celebrating 100 years

May 19, 2017 By KRISS NELSON editor@farm-news.com ALGONA — The county offices of Iowa State University Extension and Outreach are in the middle of a seven-year span to celebrate 100 years of service. more »»

Postsecondary Agricultural Student chapter thriving at ICCC

May 19, 2017 By KRISS NELSON editor@farm-new. more »»

 
 

 

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Operation Weak Flesh

March 29, 2017 A Bloomberg story on JBS said that since 2005 the Brazilian meatpacking company “bought more than a dozen companies for $14 billion in cash, stock, and debt to become the biggest meat company in the... more »

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