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Continued dry conditions allowed Iowa’s farmers 6.5 days suitable for fieldwork during the week ending Nov. 28 according to the USDA, National Agricultural Statistics Service allowing farmers …

WASHINGTON — Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley said Monday that he had no issues with President Joe Biden’s ban on travel to the United States from South Africa and seven other countries in an effor…

DES MOINES – The soybean harvest in Iowa is all but complete and predicted dry weather for the next several days bodes well for wrapping up what’s left of the corn harvest.

This year, the Niman Ranch Next Generation Foundation, the philanthropic arm of sustainable and humane meat leader Niman Ranch, awarded over $170,000 in scholarships and grants to 39 young far…

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ATLANTIC – Harvest Market 2021 is expected to be a very popular event, so event organizers are releasing an event map, and sharing tips to help customers prepare for a smooth shopping experience.

The Danish Villages of Elk Horn and Kimballton begin their Christmas celebration with Julefest 2021 on Nov. 26 and 27. The important elements of a Danish Christmas – good food, warm hospitalit…

AMES – The Master Gardener Program with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will again host the Winter Webinar Series, beginning in December and lasting through March.

DES MOINES – Last weeks rain may have helped drought conditions across the state, but slowed the harvest which none-the-less remains ahead of the five-year average.

DES MOINES – Rain last week and in the coming forecast is slowing the harvest down with 60% of the state's corn crop in the bin and 83% of the soybean crop.

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