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New community: Farmers connect through podcast

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By Phyllis Coulter, Iowa Farmer Today
18 hours 13 min ago
DECATUR, Ill. — Rob Sharkey raises corn, soybeans and some wheat in northwest Illinois’ Stark County, but he has made a name for himself through social media. He started a podcast called “Shark Farmer” that immediately hit a chord with…
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Feed store sells service and a place to gather

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By Nat Williams, Iowa Farmer Today
18 hours 13 min ago
HERRIN, Ill. — Charles Harper looks pretty comfortable, sitting in front of the wood stove or standing behind the counter at his feed store. He should; he’s had plenty of time to get used to it.
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Farmer expands reach with crop consulting job

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By Benjamin Herrold, Iowa Farmer Today
18 hours 13 min ago
CENTRALIA, Mo. — On an early September day in Boone County, Brian Martin could feel harvest getting closer. He farms with his dad, Nathan, raising cattle and growing corn and soybeans.
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Livestock markets become regional hubs

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By Gene Lucht, Iowa Farmer Today
18 hours 13 min ago
Knoxville, Iowa — It’s a light sale today at the Knoxville Regional Livestock Market, but there are still a few hundred animals for sale and a few buyers in the seats.
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Sixth-generation farm kid learns from daily chores

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By Jeff DeYoung, Iowa Farmer Today
18 hours 13 min ago
EXIRA, Iowa — Clayton VanAernam grabs a bucket and calls for his goats. It’s feeding time, and the air fills with the bleats of the hungry animals as they scurry to the feed bunk.
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It’s time to prep augers and bins

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By Michael Gustafson
19 hours 58 min ago
With crop harvest getting into full swing, many producers are pulling their grain augers out of the weeds and taking a look at their grain bins for wear and a quick cleanout.
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Saturday, September 23rd, 2017

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