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Keeping it in the family

Iowa Farmer Today - October 4, 2017 - 4:30pm
IRETON, Iowa — Robert Ten Napel says he remembers being 5 years old and working in the farrowing house with his father.
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Dairy beef slaughter, milk production up

Iowa Farmer Today - October 4, 2017 - 8:34am
Cold storage supplies for beef and pork continue to remain stable as the industry moves product rapidly domestically and overseas.
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Harvest markets could give farmers opportunity

Iowa Farmer Today - October 4, 2017 - 8:32am
It’s harvest time, and that means a seasonal corn and soybean market.
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Application technology featured at farm show targets inputs

Iowa Farmer Today - September 30, 2017 - 1:00pm
DECATUR, Ill. — One company is looking to revolutionize crop protection by targeting application of products through a system that works “like an inkjet printer.”
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New applicator simulator teaches safety

Iowa Farmer Today - September 30, 2017 - 10:00am
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. — A new fertilizer applicator simulator shares a lot in common with a video game, but its purpose is serious: safety.
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CREP wetland delivers large benefit from small footprint

Iowa Farmer Today - September 30, 2017 - 9:00am
CHARLES CITY, Iowa — For Charles City farmers Dean and Linda Tjaden, constructing a Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program wetland is partly about heritage.
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Ease Cuban hurricane recovery: End U.S. embargo

Iowa Farmer Today - September 30, 2017 - 8:00am
As I read about the damage in Cuba, I could not help thinking about other hurricanes and their impact on our relationship with the island nation.
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Markets, weather, broadband: Censky’s ‘critical areas’

Iowa Farmer Today - September 30, 2017 - 8:00am
In his testimony before this committee for his confirmation hearing, then Secretary-designate [Sonny] Perdue laid out his top four goals for the department and the important constituencies it serves. My job as deputy secretary, if confirmed, will be to assist…
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