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Humboldt County farm family to receive Heritage Farm award at Iowa State Fair

July 26, 2017 By KRISS NELSON editor@farm-news.com BODE — A Humboldt County farm will officially be awarded its Heritage Farm status next month at the Iowa State Fair. more »»

 
 
 
Storms and lack of rain affecting crops

July 21, 2017 By KRISS NELSON editor@farm-news.com KLEMME — Several thousand acres in Hancock County were hit with a large wind and hail event during the early morning hours of July 10. more »»

Brick by brick:

July 21, 2017 By Darcy Dougherty Maulsby yettergirl@yahoo.com CARROLL — There’s just too much. Grain, that is. more »»

Hanging it up after 62 years

July 21, 2017 By KAREN SCHWALLER kschwaller@evertek.net MILFORD — “Oh my, it’s do or die, I’ve got to learn that auction cry, gotta make my mark and be an auctionee. more »»

Clark is a voice for ag

July 14, 2017 By KRISTIN DANLEY-GREINER ksdg13@msn.com RUNNELS — One of the most predominant female voices touting Iowa agriculture wears many hats, including that of mom, wife, pork producer and blogge. more »»

RFS revisions proposed for 2018

July 14, 2017 WASHINGTON — Last week, the U.S. more »»

Small grains directory connects farmers to buyers

July 14, 2017 AMES — Small grains planted in Iowa are now a rolling carpet of green that will be ready to harvest in a few short weeks. more »»

Iowa crop progress and conditions

July 12, 2017 Hot, dry weather prevailed across Iowa during the week ending July 9, according to the USDA, National Agricultural Statistics Service. Statewide there were 6.3 days suitable for fieldwor. more »»

Conservation Drainage

July 7, 2017 By DARCY DOUGHERTY MAULSBY yettergirl@yahoo. more »»

Quarterly stocks report

July 7, 2017 By KRISS NELSON editor@farm-news.com The quarterly stocks report and planted acreage update was released on June 30. more »»

Iowa Select Farms and the Deb and Jeff Hansen Foundation launch ‘Haul Out Hunger’ campaign

July 7, 2017 IOWA FALLS — Iowa Select Farms and the Deb and Jeff Hansen Foundation announce the kickoff of their “Haul Out Hunger” program which will conclude with the donation and delivery of 56,220 pounds of... more »»

Knudson family farm has 150th anniversary

July 7, 2017 By KRISS NELSON editor@farm-news.com ESTHERVILLE — Piece by piece, Harold and Janet Knudson have been putting the family farm back together. more »»

Industrialization of insect processing enters next stage

July 7, 2017 UZWIL, SWITZERLAND — Buhler Insect Technology will build its first industrial plant to process black soldier flies for animal nutrition together with its partner Protix in the Netherlands. more »»

Four conservation research and demonstration projects funded by State Soil Conservation Committee

July 7, 2017 DES MOINES — The Iowa State Soil Conservation Committee announced last week that they are awarding nearly $150,000 to support research, education and demonstration projects focused on reducing... more »»

High cost of exposing ag workers to chemicals

July 7, 2017 Every day handlers and applicators transfer potentially hazardous chemicals and concentrates such as pesticides, herbicides, insecticides, fungicides, and liquid fertilizers from large drums into... more »»

Drake Agricultural Law Center hosts conference

July 7, 2017 The Drake University Agricultural Law Center, in cooperation with Farmland Stewardship Solutions, the Iowa Water Center, Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation, the Leopold Center for Sustainable... more »»

Estate planning professionals in the Webster County area

July 7, 2017 The Webster County ISU Extension office will be hosing an “Evaluating Your Estate Plan” workhop on Wednesday, July 26 from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the extension’s office in Fort Dodge. more »»

Iowa Premium prepares for exports to China

July 7, 2017 TAMA, — Iowa Premium announced June 29 that it has received approval to export beef to China, making it the first Iowa-based company to gain such authorizatio. more »»

Farm Gadget Show to again be part of 2017 Fair

July 6, 2017 Farm Gadget Show to again be part of 2017 Fair Spencer — Exhibitors everywhere are invited to be part of this year’s Farm Gadget Show at the 2017 Clay County Fair. more »»

Annual ISU field day

June 30, 2017 KANAWHA — Despite being brought indoors due to heavy rains, the summer field day hosted by Iowa State University’s Northern Iowa Research Farm Association still provided opportunities for growers... 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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