Ag News

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...AND THE WINNERS ARE! | 21-Oct-2004

WEST DES MOINES, IA - Oct. 22, 2004 - Certificates totaling $600 redeemable for free pork, beef and ..

Pork farming at home in Iowa - yesterday, today and tomorrow | 21-Oct-2004

By Rex Hoppes Organization Director Coalition to Support Iowa's Farmers I love pigs. May..

Record corn and soybean yields forcast by USDA | 18-Oct-2004

By Teresa Bjork The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) shocked the grain markets last week with a..

IAEC makes significant investment in CSIF | 11-Oct-2004

( Iowa Association of Electric Cooperatives has invested $10,000 in the Co..

Soy, Corn Growers Wanted For On-Farm Trials | 08-Oct-2004

Harvest is in full swing and chances are many growers are using harvest equipment with advanced tech..

Family hog operation proactively realizes environmental husbandry despite critics | 04-Oct-2004

By Jeff Caldwell Midwest Ag Journal Posted with permission It's one of the most envir..

CSIF Game Day celebrated Sept. 18 at ISU | 01-Oct-2004

More than 35,000 fans attending the Iowa State Cyclone-Northern Illinois football game Sept. 18 lear..

Soy, Corn Growers Wanted For On-Farm Trials | 01-Oct-2004

Harvest is in full swing and chances are many growers are using harvest equipment with advanced tech..

Hog farmers take pride in giving back to community | 28-Sep-2004

Check the hogs. Order feed. Harvest the corn. Update farm records. Review manure management plans. G..

FMD detected in Brazil | 17-Sep-2004

A case of foot-and-mouth disease has been detected in the Amazon area of Brazil. Officials there rec..

Cargill uses election to promote interest in hamburgers | 16-Sep-2004

In a bid to generate consumer interest in hamburgers at a time of high ground beef prices, Cargill M..

Ag sector not immune from world financial crisis | 15-Sep-2004

As much of the U.S. financial sector absorbs severe blows from the mortgage credit crisis, farmers a..

Food irradiation could zap decades of misery | 07-Sep-2004

By Michael Fumento "Frozen foods are antedated, ask for yours-IRRADIATED!" declared an enthusia..

CSIF partners with Cyclone Athletics to promote agriculture | 02-Sep-2004

The Coalition to Support Iowa's Farmers will tout animal agriculture and the value of food productio..


A new service to help Iowa livestock farmers understand and follow complicated and costly regul..

ISU sees flaws in state air quality standards | 18-Aug-2004

Iowa State University believes a state hydrogen sulfide health effects standard should follow federa..

Farmers praise CSIF's swift action against PETA | 11-Aug-2004

Swift action by farmers, commodity organizations and the Coalition to Support Iowa's Farmers resulte..


WEST DES MOINES, IA - Aug. 10, 2004 - An advertisement sponsored by the People for the Ethical Treat..

Farm organizations work together to slow the loss of livestock, farmers | 05-Aug-2004

By Mike McGinnis Commodities Editor DTN News Reprinted with permission DES MOINES (..

Conditions are right for record U.S. corn crop | 03-Aug-2004

Expectations of a big U.S. corn harvest are growing faster than the crop itself as harvest inches cl..