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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach specialists will travel to the Rhythm City Casino and Resort in Davenport on Jan. 26 for the 2018 Crop Advantage Series. more
iHeartMedia-Des Moines, Newsradio 1040 WHO (WHO-AM), and WHO Radio’s The Big Show, have announced that the Quad Cities is the location for the 22nd Annual WHO Radio Tractor Ride. more
It’s always difficult to forecast weather, but if dry field conditions return, the potential for combine and field fires could be a problem for area farmers. All it takes is a single high-temperature source in the engine area or an overheated bearing to ignite dry plant material. more
Iowa State University researchers have found that wind turbines located in agricultural fields are a plus for the crops growing around them. The overall effects on crops growing in wind farms … more
Tom and Joni Dittmer plan to create their 16th hog farm, according to an application under review this week by the Scott County Board of Supervisors. more
A thick though uneven blanket of snow dropped a winter wonderland on spring’s first days with a thunder blizzard that set no records, but gave farm fields a welcome dose of moisture. more
Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey is encouraging businesses, farmers, rural residents and other Iowans that use propane to consider taking steps to ensure adequate propane supplies this fall and winter. more
About 4,500 acres of Scott County farmland have been ruled ineligible for family farm property tax credits after a more thorough review undertaken this year by the Scott County assessor found the property had been rented out and was no longer eligible for the credit intended for family-farmed property. more
After more than 30 years at the helm of one of the area’s leading rural cooperatives, Tom Leiting has decided to call it a career. more
Three North Scott FFA students brought their research projects to the seventh annual World Food Prize Iowa Youth Institute, May 1 at Iowa State University. more
Chloe Engelbrecht has a big jacket to fill. more
High school seniors intending to pursue programs of study in any field of agriculture, environmental science, or natural resources, have until Feb. 16, 2018 to participate in the 2018 Conservation District of Iowa (CDI) Auxiliary scholarship program. more
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