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Precision ag leads to ISA directorship

Precision ag leads to ISA directorship

MASONVILLE — An interest in finding ways to use precision agriculture has led one Eastern Iowa farmer to become a farmer director for the Iowa Soybean Association.

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Efforts afoot to avoid propane shortage

Efforts afoot to avoid propane shortage

Officials are working to prevent a propane shortage this winter.

July 30, 2014 10:30 pm(0)
Sioux City area gets its first barge shipment in 11 years

Sioux City area gets its first barge shipment in 11 years

SIOUX CITY — After an 11-year dry spell, the Missouri River finally brought a shipping barge into Sioux City on July 16.

July 26, 2014 8:00 am(0)

Court upholds Iowa water-quality regulations

DES MOINES (AP) — The Iowa Supreme Court recently upheld water-quality regulations business and farm groups say are costly and burdensome.

July 25, 2014 2:12 pm(0)
Small farm draws New Mexico family back to Iowa

Small farm draws New Mexico family back to Iowa

HONEY CREEK — Farm roots run deep. In the case of Kim Nelson and his family, that meant uprooting what they planted in New Mexico.

July 24, 2014 8:00 am Photos

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True taste of farming

True taste of farming

TRIPOLI — It’s a perfect day for weeding on the Genuine Faux organic farm, sunny and cool with soils finally drying out after recent rains.

July 24, 2014 7:00 am(0)

Small farms experiment with new markets

Despite the risks, the hard work and those monster land prices recently, small farms can find new directions to grow their business.

July 24, 2014 6:00 am(0)
Farms incorporating for protection

Farms incorporating for protection

More Iowa farm ground may be owned by corporations, but Ryan Drollette believes that number is misleading.

July 24, 2014 3:00 am(0)

Iowa Women in Agriculture Conference set

ANKENY — “Bridging the Gap, It’s Everyone’s Ag” is the theme of the July 29 Iowa Women in Agriculture Conference at the FFA Enrichment Center here.

July 23, 2014 2:32 pm(0)
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