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Jet Company is on the move

By KRISS NELSONeditor@farm-news.comHUMBOLDT -The timeline depicting the history of Jet Company is a long one dating back to 1952 up to now where they have developed into a leader in the transportation industry with their trailer offerings.Scott Heider, who is part of the family ownership of ...

Sunderman Farm acquires Taylor Land Management

By CHAD THOMPSONcthompson@messengernews.netWhen Sunderman Farm Management Co. acquired Taylor Land Management in January, it didn't spell retirement for Brent Taylor, the former owner of Taylor Land Management.Instead, Taylor has joined Sunderman Farm as a certified rural appraiser. And he ...

Stress on the farm

Editor's note, this is the second of a two-part series of articles that will discuss issues related to farm stress and information and resources that are available.By KRISS NELSONeditor@farm-news.comHow can we help those that are dealing with such a high level of stress, due to the uncertainty ...

Proposed Laurel lagoon raises concerns from residents

By LANA BRADSTREAMTIMES-REPUBLICANThe city of Laurel is proposing a new lagoon and some outside residents are not happy about it.Tom Bowman, fire chief for the city of Ferguson and owner of Fire House Aquatics, said the area the city wants to put the lagoon is outside of city limits. The ...

Iowa Central Community College students receive donation

The Iowa Central Community College Integrated Pest Management (IPM), Farm Operations and Management, and Advanced GPS classes stopped by the Farm News booth to visit with advertising manager, Dana Lantz, during the Iowa Power Farming Show last month.The visit also gave the students the chance ...

Everything ag at the Iowa Power Farming Show

By KRISS NELSONeditor@farm-news.comDES MOINES Pickup trucks from all over the Iowa and surrounding states took over downtown Des Moines last week when producers and agri-businesses came to town for the annual Iowa Power Farming Show.With 1,932 booths being represented by 750 companies, ...

Handling stress on the farm

By KAREN SCHWALLERkschwaller@evertek.netMILFORD-Unfavorable weather, depressed commodity markets and a labor shortage have combined to create-or elevate-levels of personal and financial farm stress.Farm stress is what prompted Iowa State University (ISU) Extension and Outreach to create the ...

Stress on the farm and strategies to help

By KRISS NELSONeditor@farmnews.comEditor's note: This is the first in a two-part series of articles that will discuss issues related to farm stress and information and resources that are available.Someone you may know could be suffering potential detrimental effects due to the mounting ...

New products and more at Iowa Pork Congress

By KRISS NELSONeditor@farm-news.comDES MOINES Touted as North America's largest winter swine trade show and conference, the Iowa Pork Producers Association held the 2020 Iowa Pork Congress last week, Jan. 22 and 23 at the Iowa Events Center in Des Moines.In addition to daily seminars and the ...

How much nitrogen should be applied?

By KAREN SCHWALLERkschwaller@evertek.netOKOBOJI-Nitrogen (N) application on corn ground took center stage in a workshop at the Crop Advantage Series seminar, which took place Jan. 14 in Okoboji.John Sawyer, professor of agronomy and Iowa State Extension and Outreach soil fertility specialist, ...