Posts With Keyword ‘Agriculture’

FFA Week Comes To A Close Today

Posted: Friday, February 24th, 2012 at 6:21 am

Today is the last day of FFA week.

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Most Farms in Marion County are Family Farms

Posted: Tuesday, March 22nd, 2011 at 6:21 am

While the general trend in agriculture is toward larger and fewer farms, Marion County still has approximately 1,000 active farms.

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Japan Disaster Raises Question For Iowa’s Exports

Posted: Monday, March 21st, 2011 at 6:25 am

As Japan continues to deal with all the problems associated with the earthquakes subsequent tsunami last week, many are beginning to wonder about the economic impact of the country.

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Questions About Impact On Iowa Ag Exports As Japan Rebuilds

Posted: Sunday, March 20th, 2011 at 6:27 am

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As Japan continues to deal with all the problems associated with the earthquakes subsequent tsunami last week, many are beginning to wonder about the economic impact of the country.

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Brandstad Sees Export Opportunities In Marion County

Posted: Saturday, February 5th, 2011 at 6:27 am

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Governor Terry Brandstad says there are global opportunities to increase Iowa’s exports.

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Vermeer Corporation Puts Products On Display

Posted: Thursday, September 2nd, 2010 at 6:29 am

If you’ve noticed many visitors in Pella from different countries this week, that’s because the Vermeer Corporation is hosting customers from around the world.

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Time Running Short for Farmers to Enroll in Revenue Protection Programs

Posted: Thursday, May 27th, 2010 at 6:25 am

The deadline for farmers to sign up for two agricultural revenue protection programs is fast approaching.

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Agriculture’s Impact on Local Economy Calculated

Posted: Thursday, October 22nd, 2009 at 6:25 am

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Agriculture and ag-related industry play an important role in Marion County’s economy, but it does not play as large of a role in the local economy as the statewide average.

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