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Dustin Vande Hoef, Communications Director
515-281-3375
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    PRESS RELEASES

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

    NORTHEY: $501,500 AVAILABLE TO IOWA FARMERS THROUGH NEW ORGANIC CERTIFICATION COST SHARE PROGRAM (Read More)

    ETHANOL PRICES FALL (Read More)

    NORTHEY: NATIONAL FARM SAFETY AND HEALTH WEEK IS SEPTEMBER 21 TO 27 (Read More)

    WATER QUALITY INITIATIVE LEADER AWARD PRESENTED TO LAKE DARLING WATERSHED PROJECT IN WASHINGTON COUNTY (Read More)

    RETAIL GASOLINE PRICES DROP (Read More)

    NORTHEY REMINDS ELIGIBLE FRUIT GROWERS TO CONTACT USDA REGARDING POSSIBLE DISASTER ASSISTANCE FOR 2012 FROST DAMAGE (Read More)

    PRICE OF CRUDE OIL DROPS (Read More)

    FUEL PRICES CONTINUE STEADY TREND (Read More)

    NORTHEY TO VISIT HENRY, LEE AND DES MOINES COUNTIES ON SEPTEMBER 2nd (Read More)

    FUEL PRICES REFLECT MINIMAL CHANGES (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)

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CASH GRAIN PRICES
STATE AVERAGE 9/30/2014

 
PRICE
CHANGE
CORN
2.91
- 6
SOYBEANS
8.49
-12


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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Podcasts showcasing Iowa agriculture along the Register’s Annual Great Bike Ride Across Iowa ® (RABGRAI ®) route are available for download. Click on link. www.iowaagcasts.com

Audio from Secretary Northey discussing the Iowa Farmers Market app Click Here


   
   

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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