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Financial Solutions Available to Help Farmers Increase Profit Margins
February 12, 2016
ISU Extension and Outreach offers tools to help producers maximize profit despite low crop prices
Livestock Provides Opportunities for Beginning Farmers
February 10, 2016
Beginning or expanding a farming operation takes money. For the young farmer, finding the necessary funding can be daunting – but not impossible.
Maintaining Fuel Storage Tanks
February 08, 2016
Onsite fuel tanks provide farmers and fleet operators with the convenience of readily available fuel and the cost savings of purchasing fuel in bulk.
Bookmark and Share Iowa Needs To Hold On To The Field Of Dreams And To The RFS
February 03, 2016
Days before the fast approaching Iowa caucus, the Iowa Corn Growers Association (ICGA) held a press conference for media to discuss the importance of ethanol and the Renewable Fuel Standard to the sta...
Apply for Century and Heritage Program
February 02, 2016
Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey encouraged eligible farm owners to apply for the 2016 Century and Heritage Farm Program.
Can You “Make” a Cow Deliver Better Colostrum?
January 26, 2016
What interventions could be made within the cow herd to improve the quantity and quality (concentration of immunoglobulins) of colostrum produced?
To Idle or Not to Idle? That is the Winter Driver's Question
January 21, 2016
Winter is here and that means drivers are preparing their vehicles for colder weather.
Know Your Oil’s Pour Point: Choosing The Right Fluids For Your Fleet This Winter
January 18, 2016
Even the largest, toughest heavy-duty vehicles need a little help to run smoothly during the colder winter months.
Portable Propane Heater Safety: Know Your Space
January 13, 2016
Propane is a clean, safe and reliable energy source, and its versatile uses make it a great option for homeowners and outdoor enthusiasts alike.
Resist the Temptation to Cut Soil Fertility in 2016
January 07, 2016
2016 is projected to be a bleak year in terms of commodity prices.