Agriculture
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President-elect Joe Biden said Thursday, Dec. 10, he will nominate former Iowa Gov. Tom Vilsack to join his Cabinet as agriculture secretary, a position he held for eight years in the Obama administration. more
Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner’s children had a question for Walcott turkey farmer Ron Kardel: “Can we touch your turkeys?” more
Tasty Café, in Eldridge, made the perfect half-way point for Davenport’s Jeanie Matzen to meet her grandson, Tavian Clausen, of DeWitt, for an early Thanksgiving dinner. The pair, and … more
Grainy, black and white photographs and tales of the 1940 National Cornhusking Contest are helping bring forgotten memories back into focus for many Scott County residents. An NSP Country … more
Long Grove turkey farmer Chuck Brockmann is providing Thanksgiving dinner for two other Chuck Brockmanns he’s never met. more
A Walcott farmer, Ron Kardel, and his wife, Susie, will be "wheels up" on Saturday, destination Washington, D.C., for a family reunion – at the White House. more
A rural Atalissa couple has found what they’re calling their “ideal” breed of livestock and are helping produce some of the finest fabric in the world. more
Some 80 harvest seasons have passed since Henry Keppy Sr.’s farm northwest of Davenport basked in the national spotlight and American agriculture took center stage before a crowd of tens of … more
One of the 911 pages that area firefighters never want to hear is the call for help from an individual trapped in a grain bin. The end result is typically tragic. more
The yesteryear skill of cornhusking is still alive and well, particularly in Iowa, where the state contest went off in September without a hitch. more
Some 80 harvest seasons have passed since Henry Keppy Sr.’s farm northwest of Davenport basked in the national spotlight and American agriculture took center stage before a crowd of tens of thousands. more
It was certainly a strange week back in August, when the empty Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds gave evidence to one more event that was kicked to the curb by COVID-19. more
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