Posts With Keyword ‘US Department of Agriculture’

County Corn Yield Statistics Released

Posted: Saturday, February 23rd, 2013 at 6:25 am

The US Department of Agriculture has released its statistics on the 2012 corn yield by county.

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Results from Conservation Reserve Program Show More Acres Accepted

Posted: Thursday, June 7th, 2012 at 6:26 am

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The US Department of Agriculture has announced the most recent sign up of the Conservation Reserve Program is beneficial to Iowa.  

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Simplified Dietary Guidelines Celebrates One Year Anniversary

Posted: Saturday, June 2nd, 2012 at 6:25 am

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A new food icon that was released by the U.S. Department of Agriculture is celebrating a milestone.  

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Roundtable Discussion Tomorrow Wanting Participation

Posted: Sunday, April 8th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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Local residents, business owners and community leaders are encouraged to take part in a discussion about opportunities and challenges in rural Iowa tomorrow.  

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Disaster Declaration Declared

Posted: Thursday, October 13th, 2011 at 6:27 am

Washington County is on a list of counties for a disaster declaration for crop loss.

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Cropland Rental Values Increase

Posted: Saturday, October 1st, 2011 at 6:26 am

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The amount of cash rent prices for land in Washington County has increased over the last year.  

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Corn Almost All in the Ground, Department of Agriculture Says

Posted: Tuesday, May 17th, 2011 at 6:24 am

A report by the U.S. Department of Agriculture Iowa Field Office says 92 percent of corn is now in the ground in the state of Iowa.  

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Topsoil Being Lost in Iowa

Posted: Monday, April 18th, 2011 at 6:23 am

Iowa is losing agricultural soil at alarming rates according to a new report conducted by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resource Conservation Service.  

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Grassland Reserve Program Applications Being Accepted

Posted: Thursday, March 24th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture has more than $1 million available for Iowa landowners who sign up for the Grassland Reserve Program (GRP).  

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Washington School Lunches Remain Unchanged

Posted: Saturday, January 29th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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Earlier this week, we informed you about newly proposed nutrition standards from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

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