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Iowa Manufacturers Collaborate On High-Speed Planter Technology

(IARN) — Kinze Manufacturing, in conjunction with Ag Leader, developed a high-speed meter and seed tube, which allows farmers to quickly and effectively place seed in the spring. Eric Broadbent, director of sales for North America, speaks to the new system. Read more


WASDE Report: “Not As Friendly” As Expected

(IARN) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) monthly release of its World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report triggered a “knee jerk” reaction from grain markets. Read more


City Manager Talks About Search For Next Top Cop

Sheldon, Iowa — The search is underway for a new Chief of Police to replace Chief Lyle Bolkema, who retired from that position in November after 30 years protecting and serving the citizens of Sheldon. Read more


SHS Students Honor Teacher For Military Service

Sheldon, Iowa — The Sheldon High School Student Leadership Team held an assembly Friday afternoon in the high school auditorium, in part, to honor one of their teachers who recently retired from military service after serving a total of 26 years in the United States Air Force and Air National Guard. Read more


Grassley Statement On Pelosi Announcement On Articles Of Impeachment

Statewide Iowa — Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), Senate president pro tempore and Senate Finance Committee Chairman, has released a statement regarding House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s (D-Calif.) announcement that she will soon transmit articles of impeachment to the United States Senate. Read more