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July 12, 2013

The weather this spring and summer has created stressful situations for Iowa farming families. The cold, rainy weather has delayed planting of crops, damaged replanted crops and set the stage for spring stress to carry over into summer.

July 12, 2013

As a result of a recent U.S. Tax Court ruling, those who sign a Conservation Reserve Program contract, whether they are involved in a farm business or just own the land, will find their CRP payments subject to self-employment tax.

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July 12, 2013

Michael Castellano, assistant agronomy professor at Iowa State University, will share his research on nitrogen and soil organic matter during the Iowa Learning Farms’ monthly webinar Wednesday, July 17. The 11:30 a.m. webinar is part of a free series, hosted by ILF, through Adobe Connect. The series is on the third Wednesday of each month.

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July 3, 2013
photo of Joel DeJong
June 24, 2013

Joel DeJong Crop Update

June 21, 2013
June 21, 2013

June Newsflash

June 21, 2013

The Iowa State University Farm Energy project will air its annual Farm Energy Webinar on June 25, from 10-11 a.m.

June 21, 2013

Crop and livestock producers can learn about issues and strategies to prepare for fall by attending informational meetings hosted by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. Crop weather and market outlook meetings will be held at five locations the last week of June; there is no charge to attend.

June 21, 2013

Fresh strawberries, a favorite of almost everyone, are relatively easy to grow and hardy throughout Iowa. Horticulturists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach share cultural practices to reduce damage and losses caused by insects and diseases

June 21, 2013

Farmers and crop advisors around the world are scouting corn and soybean fields with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach field guides in hand. The guides outline integrated pest management information – how to protect crops using both preventative and curative tactics to manage insects, diseases and weeds.

June 5, 2013

Use this sheet on the back of all photography projects for the Crawford County Fair 2013.

June 5, 2013

Clothing Entry forms for the Crawford County Fair 2013. Clothing Judging will be July 12th @ 1:00 PM at the First United Methodist Church in Denison.

June 5, 2013

Communication entry forms for the Crawford County Fair 2013. Judging will be Thursday, July 11th @ 1:00 PM at the First United Methodist Church in Denison.

June 5, 2013

Get all your livestock entry forms for the Crawford County Fair 2013. All entries must be turned in by July 1st!!!

June 5, 2013

Forms for King of Clowns, Little Miss Princess, King & Queen.

June 3, 2013
Feedlot photo
June 3, 2013
May 30, 2013

The 6th Annual Western Iowa No-till (WIN) Demonstration Field Day, scheduled for June 11th at the Carstens 1880 Farmstead south of Shelby, Iowa, will address a wide variety of topics for anyone interested in learning more about practical application and trouble-shooting for no-till production. The day starts at 8 AM when registration and vendor displays open. A wide variety of local agribusinesses will be on hand to visit with producers in the morning and demonstrate their services/equipment.

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May 30, 2013

A world of information will be available to pork producers at the Iowa Swine Day Thursday, June 27. The event at the Scheman Building at Iowa State University in Ames will run from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. This is the second year Iowa State, Iowa Pork Producers Association and Iowa Pork Industry Center have organized the one-day event for the swine industry.

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