Agriculture
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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
A couple’s plan for Scott County’s first vineyard is testing the county’s land use policy by forcing supervisors to consider new uses for protected farmland. 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
Ag producers already facing price volatility, new water quality initiatives and the usual vagaries of weather, now face another complicating factor: Presidential tweets. more
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