Posts With Keyword ‘crops’

Heat to Impact Field Moisture

Posted: Thursday, August 29th, 2013 at 6:23 am

With fields already struggling with moisture, this week’s heat wave is doing little to help the situation.

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Washington County Harvest Nears Completion

Posted: Tuesday, November 13th, 2012 at 6:24 am

Now that harvest is all said and done, a local farmer is pleased by the unexpected yields.

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Crop Farmer Weighs In on This Years Yield

Posted: Saturday, August 18th, 2012 at 6:25 am

A local farmer is weighing in on how this dry summer is affecting yields and harvesting.

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Area Farmer Talks Drought

Posted: Tuesday, July 31st, 2012 at 6:26 am

With the current drought conditions, an area crop producer elaborates on what he’s been seeing.

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Iowa’s Agricultural Relationship to China

Posted: Friday, February 17th, 2012 at 6:26 am

Iowa is building a cooperative relationship with China in terms of agriculture. On Wednesday a Chinese delegation signed 15 contracts to purchase soybeans from the United States, most of those soybeans coming from Iowa and Illinois, the two biggest producers of soybeans in the US.

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Dry Autumn Raises Concerns for Local Farmers

Posted: Tuesday, November 15th, 2011 at 6:24 am

Iowa has had a fairly dry autumn this year. This has some people worried that the subsoil of Iowa’s fields are to dry too maintain crops next year.

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Washington Public Health Recommendations in dealing with Moldy Crops

Posted: Saturday, October 2nd, 2010 at 6:21 am

The Iowa Department of Public Health is recommending that respiratory protection be worn by individuals who will be involved in the removal or destruction of crops that were covered by flood water or show signs of extensive Mold.

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Crops Still Standing From a Wet Fall

Posted: Thursday, February 25th, 2010 at 5:50 am

All the snow has many farmers anxious about what planting conditions will be like in the spring. Gene Mohling with the ISU Extension Service says it’s also causing problems for producers who couldn’t get all their crops out in the fall.

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Progress Slow, but Crop Still Looks Good

Posted: Wednesday, October 14th, 2009 at 6:26 am

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Wet, cold weather is delaying harvest this fall. However,

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