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The timing couldn’t have been better for 43 Iowa Farm Bureau leaders as they made their annual trek to Washington, D.C. last month. more
Scott County supervisors approved Tom and Joni Dittmer’s 16th hog farm, a two-barn operation at 26413 75th Ave., in Section 32 of Allens Grove Township. more
For years the Spring Market Hog Show and Baking with Lard Contest, held at the Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds, attracted exhibitors from throughout eastern Iowa. 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
Farms are often passed down from generation to generation. Just like in royal families, acres and acres of fertile soil, barns and buildings, and longtime homes become both the blessing and the responsibility of the offspring of those who went before. more
Durant and Wilton students have a unique opportunity to work between a greenhouse, 30 acres of farmland, a hog barn and sheep barn — all located in Wilton. Both schools are under the direction of Gary Bruns, who began his second round of teaching at Wilton High School this school year. more
For more than 70 years, cream-colored paint remained sealed in the can Don Dufner brought to the Gathering of the Green. more
It’s taken nearly 41 years, but like a fine wine that complements the tasty cheese they make, the aging process is almost complete at Cinnamon Ridge Dairy north of Donahue. 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
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
Women in the Quad Cities area who own or manage farmland are invited to a conservation discussion focused on soil health on Wednesday, April 11 at the River Music Experience, 129 Main St, Davenport. 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
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