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Biotech measures defeated in Nov. 2 election | 04-Nov-2004

Biotech farmers in San Luis Obispo, Humboldt and Butte counties in California can breathe a sigh of ..

Raccoons, deer cause most crop damage | 04-Nov-2004

According to researchers at Purdue University, raccoons and deer cause most damage to crops that is ..

Mandatory price reporting ends on livestock | 03-Nov-2004

There are gaps in some daily U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) market reports because a federal ..

Biotech crops give boost to Iowa farmers, consumers | 02-Nov-2004

A new study finds that the widespread adoption of biotech crops increased farmer income, boosted yie..

Iowans need each other to make Iowa great | 01-Nov-2004

By Aaron Putze, APR Iowa needs farmers. Farmers need Iowa. It's a relationship that's helped ma..

Biotech crop plantings boost U.S. farm income | 27-Oct-2004

U.S. farmers who planted bio-engineered corn, cotton and other crops in 2003 boosted their annual in..

Putze named CSIF executive director | 25-Oct-2004

Aaron Putze, Iowa Farm Bureau director of public relations, has been appointed executive director of..

...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..