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USDA announces Oct. 17 EQIP signup

DES MOINES — Iowa farmers interested in reducing soil erosion, improving water quality and creating wildlife habitat on their land have until Oct. 17 to be considered for funding through USDA’s Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) for fiscal 2015.

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Stone named chairman of Iowa Biodiesel Board

AMES — Renewable Energy Group, Inc. Chief Financial Officer Chad Stone will become the next chairman of the Iowa Biodiesel Board, the Association announced this past week in a news release.

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Crews rescue man from grain bin near Newton

NEWTON (AP) — Crews rescued a man who became trapped in a grain bin south of here, fire officials said.

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Grain-bin-safety training through NECAS saves lives

PEOSTA — U.S. farmers labor every day in one of the world's most-dangerous occupations.

September 14, 2014 11:32 am(0)

Center works to protect what matters

Iowa’s Center for Agricultural Safety and Health continues to help farmers stay alive and well. We have a lot to be proud of when it comes to Iowa agriculture.

September 14, 2014 11:29 am(0)

Conservation, education weighed at IFBF conference

WEST DES MOINES — Conservation, property rights and energy issues were among the subjects discussed by Iowa Farm Bureau Federation delegates during this past week’s annual policy conference here.

September 12, 2014 11:22 am(0)

Fargo named home of new genotyping center

Fargo, N.D., not Decatur, Ill., is going to be the home of the new National Agricultural Genotyping Center.

September 12, 2014 11:18 am(0)
Director of Iowa corn group prioritizes education

Director of Iowa corn group prioritizes education

PAULLINA — Bruce Rohwer is following in the family history of farming and education. He has combined those to become a commodity group leader.

September 12, 2014 11:11 am(0)
Tractors pose greatest hazards on farm

Tractors pose greatest hazards on farm

There is something almost serene about a tractor kicking up dust on a gravel road in the fall, surrounded by crops to the side and blue sky above.

September 11, 2014 8:00 am(0)
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