Posts With Keyword ‘farm’

“Farm Video” Bill Passed and Signed

Posted: Saturday, March 3rd, 2012 at 6:26 am

It is now illegal for a person to use false information to get a job at a farm with the intent of doing unauthorized activities. The House and Senate approved the bill early this week, and Governor Branstad signed the bill into law yesterday. The issue comes about after animal rights groups have used false information during job interviews in order to get video of animal treatment at farms.

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88 Iowa Counties Sign Up For Livestock Master Matrix

Posted: Friday, February 3rd, 2012 at 6:28 am

88 counties in Iowa chose to join the Livestock Master Matrix in January. Both Washington and Keokuk County will not be using this system.

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Farmers’ Tax Guides

Posted: Saturday, December 3rd, 2011 at 6:24 am

The Washington County Extension office now has tax guides available for farmers.

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Buy Christmas Trees Locally

Posted: Saturday, November 26th, 2011 at 6:22 am

Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey is encouraging Iowans to by locally grown Christmas Trees this season. You won’t have to go too far to find one in Washington County.

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