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Japanese Feed Buyers Visiting Iowa on Trade Visit

A delegation of Japanese feed buyers arrived in Iowa this morning for a three-day trade visit to the Hawkeye State. Dennis Friest, of Radcliffe, is a member of the Iowa Corn Promotion Board and the U.S. Grains Council. He says the delegates will visit the DuPont Pioneer headquarters in the Des Moines area and several farming

Iowa Crops and Weather Report – October 24

DES MOINES – Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey today commented on the Iowa Crops and Weather report released by the USDA National Agricultural Statistical Service.  The report is released weekly from April through October.   “The dry weather this past week allowed farmers to make very good progress and harvest is now 52 percent

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Iowa Corn Farmers Hosting Mexican Grain Importers

JOHNSTON, Iowa, October 18, 2016 – Representatives from five Mexican grain importers will visit Iowa this week prior to the U.S. Grains Council (USGC) Export Exchange scheduled October 24-26 in Detroit, Michigan. “We’re thrilled to host this team in an effort to further develop and strengthen the relationships between Mexican corn and distillers grains buyers

Iowa Crops and Weather Report – Oct. 17

DES MOINES – Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey commented on Monday on the Iowa Crops and Weather report released by the USDA National Agricultural Statistical Service.  The report is released weekly from April through October.   “Iowa’s corn and soybean harvest is moving forward, but remains fairly slow due to the damp weather and

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