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Introducing students to farming

April 8, 2017 MANSON — From fish to feathers and hair balls and horns, those were just a few experiences junior high students participated in during a veterinary breakout session March 28 at Manson Northwest... more »»

Out of the ground

April 7, 2017 EAGLE GROVE — Prestage Foods of Iowa’s incoming multi-million-dollar pork processing plant could fuel a resurgence in north central Iowa communities, which have lagged behind the rest of Iowa and th... more »»

Prestage breaks ground for pork processing plant

April 7, 2017 EAGLE GROVE (Prestage Foods) — While Ernie Goss was outlining a study his company did on the economic impact Prestage Foods of Iowa will have on 10 counties in Northcentral Iowa (see related story o... more »»

IT'S FRIDAY

April 7, 2017 Cartoonist Rick Friday's submission for April 7, 2017. more »»

A night to visit, eat, listen, support

April 6, 2017 By KRISS NELSON jknelson@frontiernet. more »»

NCGA study shows crop insurance returns have decreased

April 3, 2017 WASHINGTON — Private crop insurance company returns have decreased significantly since the 2010 renegotiation of the Standard Reinsurance Agreement between the insurance companies and the federal... more »»

Corn prices pressured by global stocks

April 2, 2017 URBANA, Ill. (University of Illinois) — May corn futures prices tumbled to the lowest price level since December during the week ending March 24. more »»

One of county’s first abstracted farms

April 1, 2017 WALLINGFORD — A farm in Emmet County near the town of Wallingford is believed to be one of the first pieces of land abstracted in the count. more »»

Johnson: Stop outlooking, start planning

April 1, 2017 By KRISS NELSON jknelson@frontiernet.net AMES — “Surviving and Thriving in Challenging Times” was the theme for a grain marketing forum for women March 24 on the Iowa State University campus in Ame. more »»

Nelson tapped to lead Farm News

March 31, 2017 Kriss Nelson, of Otho, has been named Farm News news editor, Jane Curtis, Farm News managering editor announced. She will replace Larry Kershner, who is retiring from full-time journalism. more »»

Springing into farming

March 31, 2017 MASON CITY — They came by the hundreds to enjoy omelets and rub elbows with farmers and neighbors. more »»

IT'S FRIDAY

March 31, 2017 Cartoonist Rick Friday's submission for March 31, 2017. more »»

Economic challenges for 2017 farming will be varied

March 29, 2017 EMMETSBURG — The business of farming has enough challenges from weather and commodity prices, and every producer wonders what each growing season will bring — not only in yields and growing... more »»

Markets await USDA’s March 31 report

March 27, 2017 URBANA, Ill. — On March 31, the USDA will release the quarterly Grain Stocks report, with estimates of crop inventories as of March 1, and the annual Prospective Plantings report. more »»

Aquaculture Center webinar series now online

March 26, 2017 AMES — Aquaculture professionals have developed a series of webinars to make learning about many aspects of aquaculture easily accessibl. more »»

Landus’ Berns earns 2017 top CCA award

March 25, 2017 By KRISS NELSON jknelson@frontiernet. more »»

Forget 300 bpa corn. Try 350 or 400

March 24, 2017 By LARRY KERSHNER kersh@farm-news. more »»

IT'S FRIDAY

March 24, 2017 Cartoonist Rick Friday's submission for March 24, 217. more »»

Exports key now, key later

March 23, 2017 DES MOINES — Food production is facing a daunting challenge. more »»

 
 

 

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