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Deere Expects Equipment Sales to Slow Even More


Lower grain prices are likely to lead to more falling equipment sales. Deere & Company suggested the lower prices will discourage farmers from buying equipment as farmers will have less cash to spend. AGProssional reports Deere‚

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Celebrate the Statue of Liberty’s 128th Birthday with EarthCam

Happy Birthday Lady Liberty!

WHAT: The Statue of Liberty is turning 128 on Tuesday, October 28, and EarthCam’s live streaming and megapixel webcams provide a way for anyone to celebrate with a trip to the Monument. The ongoing par

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CME Electronic Trading Hours Change

 

Electronic livestock trading hours at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange change Monday, today.

Managing Director of Agricultural Research & Product Development for CME Dave Lehman says it’s a significant cutback in electronic trading hours “So we essentially trade 23-hours a day on Globex and then on Friday we close at 1:55 pm. So, wit

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Iowa Weekly Crop Report, October 5, 2014

DES MOINES ‚Äď Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey today commented on the Iowa crop progress and condition report released by the USDA National Agricultural Statistical Service.¬† The report is released weekly from April through October

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CME Group Announces Livestock Trading Hours Changes



New trading hours will start October 27th for livestock futures after a survey found a request for the move by CME Group. The changes were announced Friday, and will reduce electronic trading hours for CME livestock products. Tim Andriesen, Managing

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CORN STOCKS UP 50%, SOYBEAN STOCKS DOWN 35%

 

The National Ag Statistics Service released its Grain Stocks report, showing 1.24 billion bushels of old crop corn in all positions as of September first, up 50 percent from a year ago.  Of the to

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Iowa Crop and Weather Report

DES MOINES ‚Äď Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey today commented on the Iowa crop progress and condition report released by the USDA National Agricultural Statistical Service.¬† The report is released weekly from April through October

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Joshua Steinbronn arrested while violating No Contact order

On 9-24-14, the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office, received information that Joshua Raymond Steinbronn, 28 of Westgate, was at the residence of 220 Olive St. Westgate IA.  Information stemmed from a prior investigation where charges of Child Endangerment were filed on Steinbronn

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National Farm Safety & Health Week

Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey encouraged farmers and those living in and traveling through rural Iowa to stay safe this harvest season.  Northey issued the reminder as part of National Farm Safety and Health Week which runs from September 21 to 27.

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Oelwein High School Is Selected Mentor School

 

The Oelwein High School has been selected by the Iowa Department of Education to serve as a mentor school for other area schools that want to improve their learning
environment and adult to student relationships. The

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