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2020 Clay County Fair postponed until 2021

The Clay County Fair Association announced today the 2020 edition of "The World's Greatest County Fair" will not be held and will be postponed until Sept. 11-19, 2021.The decision, announced following a vote by the Fair Executive COmmittee, was made amid concerns over the ongoing COVID-19 ...

Clay County Fair postponed until 2021

The Clay County Fair Association announced today that the 2020 edition of "The World's Greatest Fair" will not be held and will be postponed to Sept. 11-19, 2021.The decision, announced following a vote by the Fair Executive Committee was made amid concerns over the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. ...

2020 Clay County Fair postponed until 2021

The Clay County Fair Association announced today that the 2020 edition of "The World's Greatest County Fair" will not be held and will be postponed to Sept. 11-19, 2021.The decision, announced following a vote by the Fair Executive Committee was made amid concerns over the ongoing COVID-19 ...

Dicamba takes its final curtain call

By KRISS NELSONeditor@farm-news.comThe last few weeks, many farmers have seen a product they were going to rely heavily on for weed control stripped from them only to have it given back a few days later with heavy restrictions.Earlier this month, the U.S. EPA issued a cancellation order for ...

Going virtual

By KRISS NELSONeditor@farm-news.comPractical Farmers of Iowa's field day season is well underway -but those events for the 2020 season will be done in a different way -virtually.According to PFI, they remain committed to connecting farmers with one another to share knowledge and build resilient ...

The Fair Special

By KRISS NELSONeditor@farm-news.comThere has been some hope given to those youth that were saddened to hear the cancellation of the Iowa State Fair earlier this month."It was a difficult week last week for me -emotional as well as trying to keep everything together and give the information to ...

Farm News to be delivered bimonthly

To our valued readers and advertisers,Beginning Friday, July 10, Farm News will be delivered bimonthly.Farm News will continue to have all the special sections, features, photos and ads that you are accustomed to, including:- Alan Guebert- David Kruse- Jerry Nelson- Bob Streit-Rick FridayIn the ...

Farm Progress Show Cancelled

The 2020 Farm Progress Show scheduled for Sept. 1-3, has been cancelled.The news comes just less than two weeks after the announcement was made that the show would be held.Look for more information and how the show's planners are still trying to provide people with a Farm Progress Show ...

‘There is still a lot of uncertainty ahead’

By KRISS NELSONeditor@farm-news.comThe June World Agricultural Supply Demand Estimate (WASDE) from USDA can be considered one of the reports that tend to see the less change from the month prior and this year is no exception.Todd Hultman lead analyst for DTN said this year, there is one ...

Iowa’s unforgettable boys of summer

Editor's note: Throughout its history, rural Iowa has had some unique connections to black leaders, from agriculture to sports. This is the second of a two-part series to explore these stories.By DARCY DOUGHERTY MAULSBYyettergirl@yahoo.comSIOUX CITY-Even though owners and players of Major ...