Agriculture
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Dupont Pioneer recently awarded the North Scott FFA program a $2,000 grant to support its Curriculum for Agricultural Science Education (CASE) in schools.  more
Republican candidates for Iowa Secretary of Agriculture – Ray Gaesser, Chad Ingels, Craig Lang, Mike Naig, Dan Zumbach more
Chloe Engelbrecht has a big jacket to fill. more
Three North Scott FFA students brought their research projects to the seventh annual World Food Prize Iowa Youth Institute, May 1 at Iowa State University. more
The Scott County Pork Producers held their Pork Youth Ambassador Contest on Sunday, April 15, and chose Evan Keppy as their 2018 Scott County Pork Youth Ambassador. more
Elyssa McFarland’s spade split corn stubble and dirt to reveal a delicate tangle of white rye cover crop roots doing their best to pull nitrates from Dave Oberbroeckling’s Davenport cornfield. more
After more than 30 years at the helm of one of the area’s leading rural cooperatives, Tom Leiting has decided to call it a career. more
The timing couldn’t have been better for 43 Iowa Farm Bureau leaders as they made their annual trek to Washington, D.C. last month. more
Scott County supervisors approved Tom and Joni Dittmer’s 16th hog farm, a two-barn operation at 26413 75th Ave., in Section 32 of Allens Grove Township. more
For years the Spring Market Hog Show and Baking with Lard Contest, held at the Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds, attracted exhibitors from throughout eastern Iowa. more
Iowa State University researchers have found that wind turbines located in agricultural fields are a plus for the crops growing around them. The overall effects on crops growing in wind farms … more
Farms are often passed down from generation to generation. Just like in royal families, acres and acres of fertile soil, barns and buildings, and longtime homes become both the blessing and the responsibility of the offspring of those who went before. more
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