Posts With Keyword ‘corn’

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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Corn Prices Have Increased

Posted: Friday, December 3rd, 2010 at 6:29 am

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Corn prices have increased significantly from last season.

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Corn And Dress For Sale

Posted: Friday, October 29th, 2010 at 10:10 am

FOR SALE: corn and a halter style pink dress…please call 641-628-3408 or 780-1037.

Harvest Update

Posted: Wednesday, October 13th, 2010 at 6:21 am

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With crop yields for corn down considerably from last year, prices have increased.

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Nice Weather Helps Farmers During Harvest

Posted: Wednesday, September 29th, 2010 at 6:29 am

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As soon as harvest began it seemed like farmers were delayed again by the rain that occurred last week.

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Will Local Crops Meet Record-Setting Expectations?

Posted: Thursday, August 19th, 2010 at 6:29 am

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A report released last week by the USDA predicts a record-setting harvest this fall for both corn and soybeans, but will that be the case for the Marion County area?

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Local Crop Conditions Vary, says Agronomist

Posted: Sunday, July 18th, 2010 at 6:23 am

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The condition of crops in the Marion County area runs a spectrum from very good to poor, depending on the location and elevation of the farm land.

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Expert: Some Area Crops Looking Much Better Than Others

Posted: Tuesday, July 13th, 2010 at 6:29 am

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The condition of crops in the Marion County area runs a spectrum from very good to poor, depending on the area and elevation of the farm land.

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Local Crops Performing Well, Need Sun, says Agronomist

Posted: Monday, June 14th, 2010 at 6:29 am

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Corn and soybeans in the Marion County area are progressing well at this point in the season, but after more rain this past weekend, the crops could use a little drier weather.

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Report: Corn Acres Down, Soybeans Up in 2010

Posted: Thursday, April 1st, 2010 at 6:29 am

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The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) released its Prospective Plantings report Wednesday, which included a change in expected grain planting for the state of Iowa.

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Ideal Weather Helps Bring in Fall Harvest

Posted: Friday, November 13th, 2009 at 6:29 am

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After a bit of a nerve-wracking end to October, the early part of November has been very good to farmers harvesting the fall crop.

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Corn Bin Explodes in Rural Marion County

Posted: Monday, November 9th, 2009 at 6:33 am

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A corn bin exploded at a farm in far western Marion County shortly after midnight Monday, with no injuries.

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Harvest Making Progress, Thanks to Better Weather

Posted: Friday, November 6th, 2009 at 6:29 am

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A lot of patience and a break from cool wet weather has gotten area farmers back into the fields this week working hard to harvest this year’s crop.

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Weather Among Factors in Grain Price Increase

Posted: Saturday, October 24th, 2009 at 6:27 am

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Grain prices have made a mini-rally this past week, with October-November delivery corn climbing closer to $4 a bushel, and soybeans up to around $9.65 a bushel.

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Rain, Cold Slowing Marion County Harvest

Posted: Thursday, October 15th, 2009 at 6:26 am

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Soggy conditions have slowed down combines in the fields recently, as farmers try to get their soybeans harvested before the snow falls again.

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Marion County Prepares to Store Large Grain Harvest

Posted: Saturday, September 19th, 2009 at 6:29 am

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Agricultural experts are anticipating a record grain harvest this fall, and that is expected to create a need for storage.

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Lack of Rain Won’t Hurt County Crops

Posted: Thursday, September 17th, 2009 at 6:24 am

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There hasn’t been too much rain in Iowa the past few weeks, but the dry weather won’t be damaging to Marion County’s corn and soybean crop.

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$11 Million Projected Drop In Revenue For Marion County Corn This Year

Posted: Friday, September 11th, 2009 at 6:30 am

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Marion County’s corn crop could show $11 million less in revenues this year compared to last, with soybeans showing a potential $2.5 million revenue drop in the same time period.

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