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Long Grove turkey farmer Chuck Brockmann is providing Thanksgiving dinner for two other Chuck Brockmanns he’s never met. more
A Walcott farmer, Ron Kardel, and his wife, Susie, will be "wheels up" on Saturday, destination Washington, D.C., for a family reunion – at the White House. more
A rural Atalissa couple has found what they’re calling their “ideal” breed of livestock and are helping produce some of the finest fabric in the world. more
Some 80 harvest seasons have passed since Henry Keppy Sr.’s farm northwest of Davenport basked in the national spotlight and American agriculture took center stage before a crowd of tens of … more
One of the 911 pages that area firefighters never want to hear is the call for help from an individual trapped in a grain bin. The end result is typically tragic. more
The yesteryear skill of cornhusking is still alive and well, particularly in Iowa, where the state contest went off in September without a hitch. more
Some 80 harvest seasons have passed since Henry Keppy Sr.’s farm northwest of Davenport basked in the national spotlight and American agriculture took center stage before a crowd of tens of thousands. more
It was certainly a strange week back in August, when the empty Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds gave evidence to one more event that was kicked to the curb by COVID-19. more
Three Scott County farmland owners are asking a county compensation commission to come up with a dollar figure for damage they attribute to Alliant Energy’s $35 million natural gas pipeline across northern Scott County. more
North Scott FFA for the first time is among 10 national chapters recognized as a model of excellence to compete for a nationwide title this month. more
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced Monday it will award $1 million for a new wetland mitigation banking project in Iowa through the Wetland Mitigation Banking Program. This program assists conservation partners in developing or establishing mitigation banks to help agricultural producers maintain eligibility for USDA programs. more
Sen. Charles Grassley joined some Democrats criticizing the U.S. Department of Agriculture after learning Southern states fared better in 2019 trade-war aid payments. more
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