Posts With Keyword ‘Farming’

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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Area 4th Graders Experience Ag In The Classroom

Posted: Sunday, March 6th, 2011 at 6:21 am

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Area fourth graders participated in an Ag in the Classroom event Thursday at the Vermeer Campus in Pella.

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Area Students Learn About Farming With Ag In The Classroom

Posted: Thursday, March 3rd, 2011 at 6:21 am

Farm Bureau’s Ag In The Classroom event is being held Thursday at the Vermeer Complex in Pella.

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Harvest Could Begin Next Week

Posted: Wednesday, September 8th, 2010 at 6:27 am

The weather has turned and farmers are currently moving equipment to get ready for harvest.

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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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Soggy Soil Could Delay Fieldwork, says Climatologist

Posted: Monday, March 22nd, 2010 at 6:29 am

The heavy snowfall this winter and more precipitation this past weekend continues to keep the ground saturated, and while it is no doubt creating potential concerns for flooding, the very wet soil may also hinder farming activities this spring.

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