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Now issuing hemp licenses and seed permits

DES MOINES- Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig has announced that the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship has issued its first round of hemp licenses and seed permits for the 2020 growing season. To date, 11 hemp licenses and 38 seed permits specific to hemp have been ...

Beef producers face concern

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to disrupt cattle markets. Having a market that will take finished cattle at a suitable date has become a concern. In addition, the current live market prices, and limited sale opportunities for fat steers have left many cattle feeders searching for solutions to ...

Meskwaki Settlement shelter in place to June 1; casino closing continues

A social media post over the past weekend advised: "The Tribal Council has approved the extension of the Shelter in Place order until June 1, 2020.Tribal Operation Employees and Casino Employees will not return to work until then.The Tribe will continue to pay for the wages for all employees ...

Iowa Crop • Weather Report

DES MOINES- - Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig commented on the Iowa Crop Progress and Condition report released by the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service. The report is released weekly from April through November."With the corn crop insurance planting date behind us, many ...

Trio promoted at The State Bank of Toledo

The Board of Directors along with President and CEOJohnKavalier have announced the promotions of Lesa Haughey, Chris Nelson, and Carrie Keenan as Lenders.Lesa Haughey joined State Bank of Toledo in 2002. She is a 2018 graduate of Buena Vista University with a degree in Finance and Banking. Lesa ...

Wieting Theatre – 2019 – Year in Review- “Here for You!”

2019 can be compared to getting your home ready for that important high school graduation open house or your mother's 90th birthday celebration. Special events provide the incentive to fix safety issues like the wobbly handrail or add that deck you've always dreamed of.Last year, the Trustees ...

Jobs In America – Ten great gigs for boomers

(NAPS)- For Baby Boomers looking to keep active, supplement their income, meet people and learn new things, the gig economy is a major boon. Whatdds more, many of these jobs can be done remotely.Consider these popular gigs suggested by Mark Silverman, Founder and CEO, of Amava, a website ...

Iowa Crop • Weather Report

DES MOINES - Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig commented on the Iowa Crop Progress and Condition report released by the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service. The report is released weekly from April through November."Across Iowa, farmers and agribusiness are starting spring field ...

Iowa Premium at Tama to remain closed until April 20

In a company news release the following announcement was made:National Beef will suspend production at the company's Iowa Premium beef processing plant in Tama, Iowa until the week of April 20. It was announced last week that our regularly scheduled cleanup would be moved to the current week of ...