Amanda (Maassen) Baier

Amanda (Maassen) Baier, age 38 of  Hull, Iowa died, Sunday, November 26, 2023 at the Fairview Transplant Center in Minneapolis, MN. Read more

Modernizing practices one step at a time

IARN — Implementing change into your operation one practice at a time and improving efficiency and environmental stewardship along the way.  Iowa’s Conservation Farmer of the Year provides his recommendations for you based upon experience.  5th generation family farmer Dan Voss says cover crops are a great place to start modernizing farming practices, and he says he’s had great help over the years.

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Now is a great time to deworm your cattle

IARN — Deworming is a fairly routine part of taking care of any livestock, especially cattle, but it’s still not something to be taken lightly. For every day that there are parasites in your livestock, you are losing valuable dollars in ROI. Grant Crawford, associate director of cattle technical services with Merck Animal Health, said that deworming can provide a ton of return for the input required.

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Soybean growers concerned with EPA pesticide proposal

IARN — The EPA’s latest proposal to restrict pesticide use is causing alarm among soybean growers. The American Soybean Association’s Chief Economist Scott Gerlt says the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed pilot to protect endangered species well before years’-long reviews is so broad, it could put some producers out of business.

Read more at Iowa Agribusiness Radio Network.