Posts With Keyword ‘Two Rivers Cooperative’

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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Detassling Jobs Disappearing in Marion Co. Area

Posted: Thursday, July 29th, 2010 at 6:25 am

Once a fixture of Iowa summers, corn detassling appears to have joined “walking beans” as an agriculture task of yesteryear.

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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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Harvest Progress Minimizes LP Shortage Locally

Posted: Friday, November 27th, 2009 at 6:25 am

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Several reports from around the state indicate that wet weather and a late harvest have depleted in the supply of liquid propane – which is used in drying grain – but is that the case locally?

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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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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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Several Factors Contribute to Delayed Corn Harvest

Posted: Thursday, October 15th, 2009 at 6:29 am

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A slow start during planting season, cool temperatures in July, and a rainy October have all attributed to a delayed crop harvest in the area.

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LP Prices Expected to be Lower Than Last Year

Posted: Tuesday, September 22nd, 2009 at 6:25 am

Area residents who heat their homes with liquid propane will likely see a bit of a savings on their bills this winter.

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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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