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Northwest Iowa farmer pleased with emergence

A farmer in northwest Iowa is pleased with how his crops look. Brent Johnson grows corn and soybeans in Calhoun County and says after some delays, planting went smoothly. “We were getting a little late (and) some of those areas within fields (presented) a couple... Read More.

Iowa lifts ban on live bird exhibitions

The Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship has lifted its order cancelling live bird exhibitions because of highly pathogenic avian influenza. Ag Secretary Mike Naig calls the announcement a welcome sign of continued progress in the state’s efforts to effectively manage the avian flu... Read More.

Iowa farmer challenged by cover crop termination

A farmer in southeast Iowa went out of his way to offset the cost of cover crop termination. Mark Jackson of Oskaloosa tells Brownfield he pre-purchased herbicide knowing prices were climbing. “We bought glyphosate way back last August seeing the handwriting on the wall of what... Read More.

Iowa State Fair

Brownfield Anchor/Reporter Mark Dorenkamp will be in Des Moines on August 11th, 2022 reporting from the Iowa State Fair. ...

Iowa corn planting at 94%, soybeans 85%

Corn planting is winding down in Iowa. The latest USDA crop report says at 94 percent, the pace is in line with the five-year average. Emergence is slightly behind normal at 73 percent, and the first condition rating of the season puts 86 percent of the... Read More.

Avian influenza cases slow in Iowa

Iowa Ag Secretary Mike Naig says cases of highly pathogenic avian influenza have slowed dramatically. “The fact is, we haven’t seen a positive case in the state of Iowa now for nearly a month,” Naig said. “The last commercial site was positive back on... Read More.

Iowa provides blueprint for E15 Standard

The president of Iowa Farm Bureau believes his state has laid the blueprint for an E15 standard. Brent Johnson tells Brownfield there’s no doubt other states will be looking at the Biofuels Access Bill recently signed into law and want to emulate what Iowa has... Read More.