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‘Thank God it’s over’

May 26, 2017 By Darcy Dougherty Maulsby yettergirl@yahoo. more »»

 
 
 
Field trip gives insight into beef and dairy industry

May 26, 2017 By KRISS NELSON editor@farm-news.com POCAHONTAS — A combined effort of two cattle operations allowed Pocahontas Area Community sixth-graders to take their classroom to the farm Monday. more »»

IT'S FRIDAY

May 26, 2017 Cartoonist Rick Friday's submission... more »»

Northey tours Humboldt business

May 26, 2017 By KRISS NELSON editor@farm-new. more »»

Altoona workshop on farmland leasing strategies

May 26, 2017 ALTOONA — Iowa State University Extension and Outreach’s annual statewide survey for cash rental rates shows average cash rents for tillable acres planted to corn or soybeans are down by 4. more »»

Jones Dairy to celebrate dairy month

May 26, 2017 Jones Dairy to celebrate dairy month SPENCER — To celebrate dairy month, Jones Dairy is excited to share their farm with visitors on June 3, from 7-10 a.. more »»

2017 corn planting season comes to an end

May 19, 2017 By KRISS NELSON editor@farm-news. more »»

USDA’s initial look at 2017-2018 crops

May 19, 2017 By KAREN SCHWALLER kschwaller@evertek.net The United States Department of Agriculture’s initial look at the 2017-2018 crop shows the corn futures market up slightly and soybean futures down slightl. more »»

Celebrating 100 years

May 19, 2017 By KRISS NELSON editor@farm-news.com ALGONA — The county offices of Iowa State University Extension and Outreach are in the middle of a seven-year span to celebrate 100 years of service. more »»

Postsecondary Agricultural Student chapter thriving at ICCC

May 19, 2017 By KRISS NELSON editor@farm-new. more »»

Branstad keeps open longtime research center without funding

May 19, 2017 By LINLEY SANDERS AND BARBARA RODRIGUEZ Associated Press DES MOINES — Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad on Friday approved a roughly $7. more »»

Okoboji FFA’er finishes up state officer duties

May 19, 2017 By Karen Schwaller kschwaller@evertek.net MILFORD — Blake Lineweaver never meant to get involved in FFA. more »»

Scouting basics from ISU experts

May 19, 2017 AMES – The Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Integrated Pest Management (IPM) program will host the seventh annual crop scouting competition for Iowa youth on July 31 at the Field... more »»

IT'S FRIDAY

May 18, 2017 Cartoonist Rick Friday's submission for May 19, 2017... more »»

A day at the Davis Dairy Farm

May 12, 2017 By KRISS NELSON editor@farm-news.com GILMORE CITY — The Davis family’s dairy farm near Gilmore City is a busy, working farm seven days a week, 365 days a year. more »»

USDA’s Perdue tours farm

May 12, 2017 By Darcy Dougherty Maulsby yettergirl@yahoo.com NEVADA —Read a 17-page speech written by USDA staff, or speak from the heart? U.S. more »»

Driving Iowa’s Economy: Truckers on MaxYield’s All-Star Team Lead by Example

May 12, 2017 By Darcy Dougherty Maulsby yettergirl@yahoo.com WEST BEND—If there’s any industry that Americans take for granted, it’s transportation. more »»

Herbicide research field day showcases current ISU research

May 12, 2017 AMES (ISU E) – Iowa State University Agronomy Department Weed Science Project will host a Herbicide Research Program Field Day on June 22 at the Curtiss Farm (2219 520th Avenue) in Ames. more »»

Automation helps make trucks safer

May 12, 2017 By PETER KASPARI pkaspari@messengernews.net For the trucking industry, automation has helped to make the jobs of truckers as they’re on the road safer as it protects them from traffic issues. more »»

Difficult to determine what weather will have on yields

May 5, 2017 AMES — With the unseasonably cold, rainy weather most of the state experienced over the weekend and earlier this week, many producers are wondering what the effect will be on those acres that have... more »»

Summer grilling

May 5, 2017 Grilling is a great way to enjoy fresh, flavorful foods, including beef. more »»

 
 

 

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Operation Weak Flesh

March 29, 2017 A Bloomberg story on JBS said that since 2005 the Brazilian meatpacking company “bought more than a dozen companies for $14 billion in cash, stock, and debt to become the biggest meat company in the... more »

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