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Course gives mom firmer handle on farm operation

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By Janelle Atyeo, Lee Agri-Media
20 hours 42 min ago
Tanya Dykstra is a busy mom, organizing youth group meetings, following school activities for two busy kids, keeping the books for the family’s farming operation and repair shop and working part time off the farm in Sibley, Iowa.
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Veteran recalls long journey back from war experience

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By Jeff DeYoung, Iowa Farmer Today
1 day 14 hours ago
NEBRASKA CITY, Neb. — Some memories are like shards of glass poking the skin. They make small nicks and cuts, but there can also be large pieces digging into the tissue, leaving permanent scars.
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Iowa cash rental rates fall

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2 days 17 hours ago
Editor’s note: The following was written by Alejandro Plastina, Iowa State University Extension ag economist, for the university’s Ag Decision Maker May 2017 newsletter.
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It’s a farm bill, not a food bill

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By Farm Policy Facts
2 days 22 hours ago
Celebrity chefs are much ado about the farm bill these days making the rounds on Capitol Hill, according to a recent story in The Washington Post. As a side note, we wish The Washington Post and other news outlets would…
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Animal health: Cornerstone to food security

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By Mike Strain
2 days 22 hours ago
In 2015 we endured our largest and most expensive animal health emergency in U.S. history when highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) swept across 15 states, causing the forced depopulation of 48 million chickens and turkeys and a $3.3 billion economic…
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Nitrogen, atrazine dominate ag chemical survey

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3 days 18 hours ago
The National Agricultural Statistics Service Agricultural Chemical Use Program is the USDA’s official source of statistics about on-farm and post-harvest fertilizer and pesticide use and pest management practices.
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Tuesday, May 30th, 2017

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