Farm Newshttp://www.farm-news.comTop Headlinesen-usWed, 22 Feb 2017 01:11:48 EDTWed, 22 Feb 2017 01:11:48 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssWestern Iowa Experimental Farm annual meeting sethttp://www.farm-news.com/page/content.detail/id/532949.htmlCASTANA - The 71st annual meeting of the Western Iowa Experimental Farm Association is set for 10 a.m. Feb. 24 in the Zimmerman meeting room at the Association Farm near Castana. The agriculture program will be followed by a lunc.Tue, 21 Feb 2017 00:00:00 EDTFFA WEEK: Charlson a strong advocate for FFAhttp://www.farm-news.com/page/content.detail/id/532946.htmlBy CLAYTON RYE <a href='mailto:crye@wctatel.net'>crye@wctatel.net</a> CLARION - Angie Charlson's journey as an ag teacher and FFA advisor began when her home school in Dows did not offer a program in ag education.Mon, 20 Feb 2017 00:00:00 EDTFFA WEEK: Enough to feed 19,000 peoplehttp://www.farm-news.com/page/content.detail/id/532945.htmlMANSON - The Manson Northwest Webster FFA chapter works hard each year on several community service projects. Most recently, one of those projects included helping to feed more than 19,000 people. On Jan.Sun, 19 Feb 2017 00:00:00 EDTWhat's needed for healthy soils?http://www.farm-news.com/page/content.detail/id/532936.htmlSPIRIT LAKE - Farmers have learned over time that they farm "by the seed and not by the acre.Sat, 18 Feb 2017 00:00:00 EDTState, federally funded cover crop acres increase 22 percenthttp://www.farm-news.com/page/content.detail/id/532937.htmlDES MOINES (NRCS) - Iowa farmers planted about 64,000 more cover crop acres funded through state and federal incentives in the fall of 2015 compared to fall 2014 a 22 percent increase.Sat, 18 Feb 2017 00:00:00 EDT