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Dustin Vande Hoef, Communications Director
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Communications@iowaAgriculture.gov

    PRESS RELEASES

    NORTHEY COMMENTS ON IOWA CROPS AND WEATHER REPORT (Read More)

    EMERALD ASH BORER CONFIRMED IN STORY COUNTY (Read More)

    BRANSTAD, NORTHEY AND GIPP RECOGNIZE 88 IOWA FARM FAMILIES WITH IOWA FARM ENVIRONMENTAL LEADER AWARD (Read More)

    PROPANE PRICES REMAIN STEADY (Read More)

    CENTURY AND HERITAGE FARMS RECOGNIZED DURING IOWA STATE FAIR (Read More)

    CRUDE OIL FALLS AGAIN (Read More)

    IOWANS INVITED TO PICTURE THEMSELVES IN AGRICULTURE AT THE STATE FAIR (Read More)

    EMERALD ASH BORER CONFIRMED IN BOONE COUNTY (Read More)

    NORTHEY: $6.75 MILLION IN COST SHARE AVAILBLE FOR CONSERVATION PRACTICES (Read More)

    NORTHEY: NATIONAL FARMERS MARKET WEEK IS AUGUST 3-9 (Read More)

    CRUDE OIL FALLS (Read More)

    NORTHEY TO VISIT CLAYTON, FAYETTE, BREMER AND GREENE COUNTIES ON JULY 31 (Read More)

    NORTHEY COMMENTS ON IOWA CROPS AND WEATHER REPORT (Read More)

    NORTHEY ENCOURAGES IOWANS TO PREPARE FOR PROPANE NEEDS THIS FALL AND WINTER (Read More)

    NORTHEY: FARMERS COMMIT $1.4 MILLION TO TRY NEW WATER QUALITY PRACTICES (Read More)

    NATURAL GAS PRICES DIP BELOW $4 (Read More)

    NORTHEY TO VISIT FAIRS IN HAMILTON, WAYNE, APPANOOSE, PLYMOUTH AND EMMET COUNTIES ON JULY 23-25 (Read More)

    EMERALD ASH BORER CONFIRMED IN MUSCATINE COUNTY (Read More)

    NORTHEY: PODCASTS TELL STORY OF IOWA AGRICULTURE ALONG 2014 RAGBRAI ROUTE (Read More)

    NORTHEY TO VISIT DICKINSON, OSCEOLA, SIOUX, CHEROKEE, O’BRIEN AND POCAHONTAS COUNTIES ON JULY 18 AND 19 (Read More)

    CRUDE OIL FALLS FOR SECOND WEEK (Read More)

    NORTHEY TO VISIT MAHASKA, DAVIS AND MONROE COUNTIES ON JULY 15 (Read More)

    BRIAN AND EILEEN HOEFLER FROM DUBUQUE COUNTY NAMED WERGIN GOOD FARM NEIGHBOR AWARD WINNERS (Read More)

    EMERALD ASH BORER FOUND IN HENRY COUNTY (Read More)

    NATURAL GAS PRICES DROP (Read More)

    NORTHEY TO VISIT FAIRS IN WRIGHT, WEBSTER, CALHOUN, GREEN AND MARSHALL COUNTIES ON JULY 10, 11 (Read More)

    NORTHEY: $1.4 MILLION AVAILABLE FOR WATER QUALITY PRACTICES (Read More)

    IOWA FUEL PRICES REMAIN STEADY (Read More)

    DROP IN NATURAL GAS, ETHANOL PRICES (Read More)

    NORTHEY TO VISIT DYSART, FAIRBANK, DECORAH, OSAGE, ALLISON AND SHEFFIELD ON JUNE 26 AND 27 (Read More)

    MARK AND MARY CURRIE FROM SAC COUNTY NAMED WERGIN GOOD FARM NEIGHBOR AWARD WINNERS (Read More)

    CRUDE OIL ON THE RISE (Read More)

    NORTHEY ENCOURAGES FARMERS TO UPDATE INFORMATION ON IOWA HAY AND STRAW DIRECTORY (Read More)

    NORTHEY: STRAWBERRIES RIPENING ACROSS IOWA (Read More)

    EMERALD ASH BORER FOUND IN JOHNSON COUNTY (Read More)

    MOVEMENT IN IOWA DIESEL PRICES (Read More)

    IOWANS INVITED TO SUBMIT ARTWORK FOR 3RD ANNUAL CELEBRATION OF IOWA: AGRICULTURE ART AWARD (Read More)

    FARMERS MARKET COUPONS AVAILABLE FOR ELIGIBLE OLDER IOWANS, WIC RECIPIENTS (Read More)

    NATURAL GAS PRICES TREND UPWARD (Read More)

    Gov. Branstad’s veto of debt reduction/one-time spending bill (Read More)

    5 WATERSHED DEMONSTRATION PROJECTS SELECTED TO RECEIVE WATER QUALITY INITIATIVE FUNDING (Read More)

    ETHANOL PRICES ON THE RISE (Read More)

    NORTHEY CALLS ON BRANSTAD/REYNOLDS TO SIGN FUNDING FOR WATER QUALITY AND SOIL CONSERVATION (Read More)

    KEITH AND KENDRA BUNGER FROM GRUNDY COUNTY NAMED WERGIN GOOD FARM NEIGHBOR AWARD WINNERS (Read More)

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CASH GRAIN PRICES
STATE AVERAGE 8/27/2014

 
PRICE
CHANGE
CORN
3.45
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SOYBEANS
12.43
+6


Congratulations to Kurt and Heather Hora in Washington County. They were awarded the 'WERGIN GOOD FARM NEIGHBOR AWARD' for September 2013

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Quick Facts

Milk production in Iowa during September 2013 totaled 365 million pounds, up 5.5 percent from September 2012, according to the USDA, National Agricultural Statistics Service – Milk Production report. The average number of milk cows on hand during the month, at 207,000 head, was up 6,000 from last year. Production per cow averaged 1,765 pounds during September.


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Cattle and calves on feed for slaughter market in Iowa for all feedlots totaled 1,160,000 on October 1, 2013 according to the USDA, National Agricultural Statistics Service, Iowa Field Office. The inventory is up 3 percent from September 1, 2013 and up 1 percent from October 1, 2012.

 

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