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Prevention of Stored Grain Pests
October 05, 2015
To prevent economic loss attributed to stored grain pests, implement an integrated pest management (IPM) plan.
Planting Perfection: Using Hydraulic Downforce
September 29, 2015
Working with the Boender family for nearly two years, CENTROL Precision Ag manager, Nathen Deppe’s role is to not only evaluate what the operation’s technology needs are but also to understand their b...
United States Observes 2015 National Farm Safety & Health Week
September 21, 2015
Throughout the week of Sept. 20, the United States will observe National Farm Safety and Health Week,
Take Precautions Now for Safe Fall Harvest
September 15, 2015
Harvest is historically the most dangerous time of year for agriculture.
Grain drying research guides farmers in harvest and winter storage plans
September 10, 2015
As harvest approaches, propane is a key ingredient for anyone using a high-temperature system to dry corn.
Don't Forget Those Fuel Tax Credits
September 10, 2015
Most farmers obtain dyed diesel without having to paying federal and in most cases state excise taxes. However, there can be many other uses on the farm that will allow a farmer to claim a fuel tax c...
Bringing Home The Bacon: Top 10 Pork Producing States
September 10, 2015
Ag exports are down slightly in 2014 but are still enjoying historically high levels. Pork has been a part of that success story,
Iowa Soybean Association board of directors elects 2016 officers
September 09, 2015
A farmer from Osage took the gavel as president of the Iowa Soybean Association (ISA) while six farmers were elected to leadership positions at the association’s board of directors meeting held Sept. ...
Prepare Your Combine to Ensure A Successful Harvest
September 08, 2015
With harvest around the corner, now is the time to prepare your combine. Pre-harvest preparation can reduce maintenance and equipment costs and help you avoid losses during harvest.
Half of Iowa Farmers Haven’t Identified Successors
August 31, 2015
Iowa Farm and Rural Life Poll examines farm succession plans