Posts With Keyword ‘Harvest’

Corn Prices Lower Than Past Years

Posted: Wednesday, November 13th, 2013 at 6:22 am

Yields were better than expected in Washington County, but low prices are leading some farmers to store their grains until the market improves.

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Governor’s Action in Response to Propane Demand Expires Today

Posted: Thursday, November 7th, 2013 at 6:23 am

A disaster declaration prompted by high demand for propane in the upper Midwest is set to expire today.

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Farmers Across the State Wrapping-up Harvest

Posted: Thursday, November 7th, 2013 at 6:21 am

The corn and soybean harvest in southeast Iowa is nearly complete.

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Cover Crops Gaining Popularity

Posted: Tuesday, October 29th, 2013 at 6:22 am

A farming practice that has a number of benefits, for the environment and the farmer, is becoming more popular.

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Decent Harvest Despite Dry Growing Season

Posted: Monday, October 21st, 2013 at 6:23 am

While it’s not a bumper crop, one Washington County farmer can’t complain about this year’s harvest.

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Soybean Issue to Inconvenience Some

Posted: Saturday, October 12th, 2013 at 6:22 am

A problem with soybeans this year may not affect yields, but will make harvest more difficult.

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Harvest Continues

Posted: Tuesday, October 8th, 2013 at 6:22 am

This year’s harvest continues in southeast Iowa.

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Stalk Rot an Issue in Southeast Iowa

Posted: Saturday, October 5th, 2013 at 6:21 am

Some area farmers are dealing with weak cornstalks.

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Harvest Begins

Posted: Monday, September 23rd, 2013 at 6:22 am

Farmers are ready to start this year’s harvest following a growing season that presented a number of challenges.

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Harvest Begins

Posted: Sunday, September 22nd, 2013 at 6:24 am

Farmers are ready to start this year’s harvest following a growing season that presented a number of challenges.

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Grape Harvest Underway

Posted: Wednesday, September 11th, 2013 at 6:22 am

The grape harvest is underway in southeast Iowa.

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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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Weight Limit Extension Ends Next Weekend

Posted: Sunday, November 11th, 2012 at 6:25 am

Farmers can carry bigger loads from the fields for one more week.

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Harvest Nearing Completion

Posted: Wednesday, October 17th, 2012 at 6:23 am

Thanks to early planting and dry weather for the majority of the past week, this year’s harvest is nearing completion.

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Harvest Better Than Expected So Far

Posted: Wednesday, October 10th, 2012 at 6:24 am

All things considered, one Washington County farmer is pleased with this year’s harvest.

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Harvest and Fire Safety

Posted: Wednesday, September 19th, 2012 at 6:21 am

Harvest season is here and farmers need to use extra caution to avoid fires this time of year.  

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Local Farmer Starts Some Early Harvesting

Posted: Wednesday, September 12th, 2012 at 6:25 am

Still a few weeks ahead of normal, some local farmers are heading into the fields for harvesting.

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Corn Progress and Harvesting Ahead of Schedule

Posted: Tuesday, September 11th, 2012 at 6:26 am

Corn harvesting was the focus last week as the plant progresses ahead of past years.

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Governor Extends Harvest Time Weight Limits

Posted: Friday, November 27th, 2009 at 6:14 am

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Iowa farmers are being given an extra month to transport this year’s harvest.

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Harvest Update

Posted: Wednesday, October 21st, 2009 at 6:40 am

Southeast Iowa is ahead of most other parts of the state in this year’s corn harvest.

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