USDA designates 76 additional counties as primary disaster areas
DES MOINES — Gov. Branstad issued a disaster emergency proclamation Thursday that will provide relief to Iowa farmers hit hard by the drought being experienced in the state.
AMES — Cracks in the yard, brown lawn, wilting plants. These are just surface indicators of severe drought conditions in your area.
DES MOINES — Iowa Farm Service Agency (FSA) State Executive Director John R.
The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) announced Monday the first confirmed human case of West Nile virus disease in Iowa of 2012.
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach horticulturists share information about the potato (Solanum tuberosum), one of the most important vegetable crops in the world.
To the Editor:
Aug. 3 is “Elephant Awareness Day,” and there are many good reasons to pay tribute to these magnificent animals.
Last weekend’s horrific massacre in Aurora, Colo.
Definitions of “heirloom tomatoes” vary, but generally they’re plants that have reproduced true to form for at least 40 years.
When my wife and I first moved to Red Oak, we intended on staying four to five years before moving on to a bigger newspaper, timing the move with my son starting school.
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