It’s early March and there are still a couple of inches of snow inside the 1,600-square-foot enclosure atop soil that will be teeming with vegetables of all types by summertime, and Rita Schoeneman can’t wait to get started.
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach 4-H Youth Development is offering a virtual facilitator training for the new workshop series, Mindful Teen: From Surviving to Thriving in a Busy World. The training will be Feb. 26, 2021, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. via Zoom.
Between COVID-19, derecho and even murder hornets, the year 2020 has been a tough one for almost everything, but surprisingly not for farmland prices in Iowa.
Sheldon Renaud was hired to play around on his phone most of last Wednesday. He sat and looked at Facebook, made a few comments, looked stuff up. Next to him sat a ham sandwich, with mustard.
The rolling hills of Dogwood Avenue, four miles east of Dows, provided a beautiful fall backdrop to a sad occasion last Thursday morning. Filling soon-to-be-empty fields of corn, more than two dozen people gathered to harvest and haul to market the last of Jerry Butt’s crop. A crop that may …
A rural Eldora man was killed Wednesday when a grain bin door slid open and buried him under multiple feet of corn.
When the Hardin County Board of Supervisors voted to change parts of its commercial wind energy ordinance in August, that triggered a lawsuit filed by a clean energy company that has invested more than $2 million on its Hardin County project.
Heath Stolee has been at the forefront of Iowa land conservation for a while, but the 15.5-acre wetland he's created on his property near Radcliffe is becoming his crown jewel.
Hardin County farmers whose crops were damaged during the derecho storm on Aug. 10 got some good news on Thursday.
Mysterious packets of various seeds delivered in the mail unsolicited are being deemed mostly benign by agriculture officials and not a ploy to spread invasive or noxious species throughout the country.
Hardin County was one of 20 Iowa counties to be declared a disaster area this week in the wake of a destructive derecho storm on Aug. 10. While hundreds of thousands of people have been left without power for days - and what may become a week or more - they were also left to clean up the dam…
After accepting the 2020 Champion of Agriculture Award from the American Agri Women, Sen. Charles Grassley (R-IA) stayed in New Providence for another hour to address the issues raised by some of the two dozen people in the audience. It was one of his annual visits to each of Iowa's 99 counties.