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Past Press Releases
2010

January 2010

MEMORANDUM- A statement by Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey regarding the budget proposal released by Iowa Governor Chet Culver (Read More)

“HEALTHY LAND, HEALTHY ECONOMIES, HEALTHY IOWA” IS THE FOCUS FOR IOWA CONSERVATION PARTNERSHIP DAY (Read More)

PINGEL FAMILY OF CHEROKEE/BUENA VISTA COUNTY NAMED JANUARY WERGIN GOOD FARM NEIGHBOR AWARD WINNER (Read More)

NORTHEY: $275,000 TO IOWA THROUGH SPECIALTY CROP BLOCK GRANT (Read More)

NORTHEY TO VISIT EACH OF IOWA’S 99 COUNTIES AGAIN IN 2010, BEGINS TOUR WITH MEETINGS IN 4 NORTHEAST IOWA COMMUNITIES JAN. 28(Read More)

RENEWABLE FUELS MARKETING AWARDS PRESENTED TO ELLIOTT OIL OF OTTUMWA AND FARM SERVICE COMPANY OF COUNCIL BLUFFS(Read More)

February 2010

NORTHEY TO VISIT MUSCATINE, MT. PLEASANT, FAIRFIELD, FORT MADISON, MEDIAPOLIS AND WAPELLO ON MARCH 2 AND 3 (Read More)

NORTHEY TO VISIT OSKALOOSA, SIGOURNEY, WILLIAMSBURG AND DURANT ON MARCH 9 (Read More)

CRAIG HILL FAMILY FROM WARREN COUNTY NAMED FEBRUARY WERGIN GOOD FARM NEIGHBOR AWARD WINNER(Read More)

NORTHEY TO VISIT SPIRIT LAKE, ESTHERVILLE, SHELDON AND SIBLEY ON FEBRUARY 22 AND 23 (Read More)

NORTHEY: ELIGIBLE FARMS ENCOURAGED TO APPLY TO BE RECOGNIZED AS CENTURY OR HERITAGE FARM (Read More)

NORTHEY: SCHEDULE FOR 2010 FARMERS MARKET NUTRITION PROGRAM TRAINING ANNOUCED, INTERESTED GROWERS ENCOURAGED TO ENROLL (Read More)

March 2010

NORTHEY TO PARTICIPATE IN TRADE MISSION TO SOUTH KOREA AND JAPAN TO PROMOTE CONTINUED EXPORTS OF IOWA AG PRODUCTS (Read More)

BARY AND KAREN KIENAST FAMILY FROM MANNING NAMED MARCH WERGIN GOOD FARM NEIGHBOR AWARD WINNER (Read More)

NORTHEY CELEBRATES AG WEEK (Read More)

NORTHEY TO VISIT MANCHESTER AND OELWEIN ON MARCH 18 (Read More)

NORTHEY TO VISIT WEBSTER CITY, CLARION AND GARNER ON MARCH 23 (Read More)

April 2010

NORTHEY REMINDS FARMS ELIGIBLE TO BE RECOGNIZED AS CENTURY OR HERITAGE FARM TO APPLY BY JUNE 1 (Read More)

NORTHEY TO VISIT ROCKWELL CITY AND FORT DODGE ON APRIL 13 (Read More)

USDA GRANTS TO HELP PROMOTE SPECIALTY CROPS AVAILABLE (Read More)

NORTHEY: NEW SURVEY SHOWS IOWA FARMERS MARKETS CONTRIBUTE $71 MILLION TO STATE’S ECONOMY (Read More)

CHAD AND JODY VAN REGENMORTER FROM INWOOD NAMED APRIL WERGIN GOOD FARM NEIGHBOR AWARD WINNER (Read More)

NORTHEY EXPRESSES CONCERNS TO USDA ABOUT PROPOSED RULE CHANGES THAT COULD DRAMATICALLY IMPACT IOWA LOCKER PLANTS (Read More)

NORTHEY TO VISIT MOUNT AYR, BEDFORD AND CLARINDA ON APRIL 16 (Read More)

May 2010

NORTHEY: MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND PRIME STRAWBERRY PICKING SEASON THIS YEAR (Read More)

NORTHEY: IOWA FARMERS VISITING MISSISSIPPI THIS WEEK TO LEARN MORE ABOUT EFFORTS TO REDUCE POLLUTION IN GULF OF MEXICO (Read More)

Farmer’s Market Coupon Applications Available for Older Iowans (Read More)

EIGHT STATE DEPARTMENTS OF AGRICULTURE ASK CONGRESSIONAL LEADERS TO EXTEND TAX CREDITS VITAL TO ETHANOL INDUSTRY (Read More)

EMERALD ASH BORER FOUND IN IOWA ALONG BANKS OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER IN ALLAMAKEE COUNTY (Read More)

Planting Season Yields more than Corn and Soybeans (Read More)

NORTHEY: $2 MILLION AVAILABLE FOR WATER QUALITY AND FLOOD PREVENTION PROJECTS FROM CAPITAL REVENUE BONDS (Read More)

June 2010

WAYNE HUNERDOSSE FAMILY FROM INDIANOLA NAMED JULY WERGIN GOOD FARM NEIGHBOR AWARD WINNER (Read More)

Northey Named to EPA Agricultural Advisory Committee (Read More)

Northey Encourages Quick Action on Biodiesel Tax Credit (Read More)

NORTHEY REMINDS IOWANS OF JUNE 19 DEADLINE TO COMMENT ON RULE CHANGE PROPOSED BY USDA THAT COULD IMPACT IOWA MEAT LOCKERS (Read More)

NORTHEY TO VISIT RED OAK ON JUNE 7 FOR TOWN MEETING (Read More)

BRAD HARVEY FROM AKRON NAMED JUNE WERGIN GOOD FARM NEIGHBOR AWARD WINNER (Read More)

NORTHEY TO VISIT ADEL, AUDUBON AND HARLAN ON JUNE 29 (Read More)

NORTHEY: USDA AWARDS $36 MILLION TO SUPPORT WATER QUALITY WETLANDS AND CONSERVATION PRACTICES IN IOWA (Read More)

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

NORTHEY TO VISIT KNOXVILLE, ALBIA AND CENTERVILLE ON JUNE 23 Cancelled (Read More)

QUARANTINE OF FIREWOOD AND ASH PRODUCTS ESTABLISHED FOR ALLAMAKEE COUNTY TO HELP PREVENT SPREAD OF EMERALD ASH BORER (Read More)

NORTHEY TO VISIT KEOSAUQUA AND BLOOMFIELD ON JUNE 21 (Read More)

NORTHEY TO ADDRESS WESTERN IOWA NO-TILL FIELD DAY NEAR SHELBY ON TUESDAY, JUNE 15 (Read More)

July

NORTHEY: NATIONAL FARMERS MARKET WEEK A GREAT OPPORTUNITY TO VISIT ONE OF THE MORE THAN 220 FARMERS MARKETS IN IOWA (Read More)

IOWA DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE AND LAND STEWARDSHIP DATABASE POTENTIALLY COMPROMISED (Read More)

IOWA DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE AND LAND STEWARDSHIP RESPONDS TO AUDIT REPORT (Read More)

NORTHEY: NEW SEED COUNT LABELING STANDARDS TO BENEFIT BOTH FARMERS AND SEED INDUSTRY (Read More)

NORTHEY ENCOURAGES IOWANS TO CONSIDER RUNNING TO SERVE AS SOIL AND WATER CONSERVATION DISTRICT COMMISSIONER (Read More)

Iowa State Honors IDALS Water Chief as “Extraordinary Partner” (Read More)

MISSISSIPPI FARMERS VISITING IOWA TO TOUR CONSERVATION PRACTICES, CONTINUE DISCUSSION OF EFFORTS TO REDUCE POLLUTION IN GULF OF MEXICO (Read More)

August

STATEMENT BY NORTHEY REGARDING VERASUN BANKRUPTCY LETTER (Read More)

NORTHEY: $1.2 MILLION AVAILABLE FOR WATER QUALITY AND FLOOD PREVENTION PROJECTS FROM CAPITAL REVENUE BONDS (Read More)

NORTHEY TO VISIT CHARLES CITY, POSTVILLE, WAUKON, GOODELL, FOREST CITY AND NORTHWOOD ON AUG. 26, 27 AND 30 (Read More)

IOWA DEPARMENT OF AGRICULTURE AND FARM BUREAU TO RECOGNIZE CENTURY AND HERITAGE FARMS ON TUESDAY AT THE STATE FAIR (Read More)

LANSING FAMILY OF DUBUQUE COUNTY NAMED AUGUST WERGIN GOOD FARM NEIGHBOR AWARD WINNER (Read More)

NORTHEY INVITES IOWANS TO VISIT FARMVILLE IN THE AG BUILDING AT THE IOWA STATE FAIR (Read More)

NORTHEY TO VISIT NOELRIDGE FARMERS MARKET IN CEDAR RAPIDS ON WEDNESDAY (Read More)

NORTHEY TO TOUR DAMAGE TO SOIL CONSERVATION STRUCTURES IN DELHI AREA ON WEDNESDAY (Read More)

September

NORTHEY: FLOOD DAMAGED GRAIN CONSIDERED ADULTERATED AND CANNOT BE USED FOR FOOD OR FEED (Read More)

NORTHEY: FALL A GREAT TIME TO VISIT IOWA APPLE AND PUMPKIN FARMS (Read More)

NORTHEY: 15 IOWA ORGANIZATIONS TO RECEIVE GRANT FUNDS TO HELP PROMOTE SPECIALTY CROPS (Read More)

NORTHEY ENCOURAGES FARMERS TO CLOSELY CHECK ANHYDROUS AMMONIA NURSE TANKS FOR LEAKS (Read More)

DOUG AND LAURIE DORAN FAMILY FROM BEAVER NAMED SEPTEMBER WERGIN GOOD FARM NEIGHBOR AWARD WINNER (Read More)

NORTHEY ELECTED VICE PRESIDENT OF NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF STATE DEPARTMENTS OF AGRICULTURE (Read More)

NORTHEY: IOWA RECEIVES GRANT FROM FDA THROUGH FEED SAFETY SUPPORT PROGRAM (Read More)

Egg Recall: Iowa Farmers Share Public’s Concern (Read More)

NORTHEY TO VISIT ROCKWELL CITY SEPTEMBER 13 FOR TOWN MEETING (Read More)

October

M E M O R A N D U M - RE: E15 Action by EPA (Read More)

IDALS and Iowa State To Develop Statewide Nutrient Reduction Strategy (Read More)

KEITH AND LINDA TROYER FAMILY FROM KALONA NAMED NOVEMBER WERGIN GOOD FARM NEIGHBOR AWARD WINNER (Read More)

WAIT UNTIL SOIL TEMPS DROP BEFORE APPLYING ANHYDROUS AMMONIA (Read More)

NORTHEY TO ATTEND DEDICATION OF FIRST WATER QUALITY INITIATIVE PILOT PROJECT IN POCAHONTAS COUNTY (Read More)

Help Farmers Continue Conservation Efforts, Don’t Tie their Hands (Read More)

State Climatologist: 2010 Weather Summary (Read More)

NORTHEY: $12 MILLION LOANED TO IOWA FARMERS DURING FISCAL 2010 TO INSTALL CONSERVATION PRACTICES (Read More)

Four More Years of Service to Iowans (Read More)

NORTHEY: DECEMBER 16 WEBINAR AVAILABLE FOR IOWANS INTERESTED IN APPLYING FOR A SPECIALTY CROP BLOCK GRANT (Read More)

NORTHEY TO WRAP UP 99 COUNTY TOUR WITH MEETINGS IN NINE IOWA COMMUNITIES FROM DECEMBER 6 TO 10 (Read More)

"TREES FOR TROOPS" PRESENTATION AT STATE FAIRGROUNDS ON NOVEMBER 30th (Read More)

NORTHEY COMMENTS TO USDA'S GRAIN INSPECTION, PACKERS AND STOCKYARDS ADMINISTRATION (GIPSA) ON PROPOSED RULE CHANGES (Read More)

NORTHEY REQUESTS NOMINATIONS FOR RENEWABLE FUEL MARKETING AWARDS (Read More)

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