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Jennifer Carrico

Jennifer Carrico


Jennifer Carrico grew up on a Century farm near Redfield, Iowa, and is now raising her children there. She has been with the Journal since 2006, and can be reached by phone at 515-833-2120 or by email at jcarrico@hpj.com.

Growing bigger

By Jennifer Carrico The demand for locally grown food and source-verified food has led to a growing number of farmers markets across the United States. Over the past 20 years, the national count of farmers markets has grown from 1,755 to 8,268. Este


224 Articles:

NOV 10, 2014 —Technology changes boost customer service

By Jennifer Carrico Channel has made some changes in its business to help benefit customers. Brian Deverman, Channel brand lead said a new order to cash system has increased service to customer an [Read More]

NOV 3, 2014 —Cattlemen aid South Dakota with heifers after Atlas storm

By Jennifer Carrico The Atlas winter storm of 2013 is one many South Dakota ranchers won’t soon forget, but with the generosity of farmers and ranchers from other pa [Read More]

NOV 3, 2014 —Farmers see benefits of raising twin-row corn

By Jennifer Carrico Finding new ways to grow more grain is what some farmers in west central Iowa have decided to try. The method for these farmers is planting corn in twin rows. “We wante [Read More]

NOV 3, 2014 —Ranchers show resilience

By Jennifer Carrico Resilience is defined as an individual’s ability to properly adapt to stress and adversity. I’d say those are all qualities every farmer and rancher I know possesses. Take yourself to western South Dakota Oct. [Read More]

OCT 27, 2014 —High beef prices continue as inventories are low

By Jennifer Carrico Beef producers continue to experience high prices, which are expected to continue for a few more years according to Charles Brown, farm management specialist with [Read More]

OCT 13, 2014 —Improving the cattle and the land Seedstock producer builds operation from the hills of SW Iowa

By Jennifer Carrico In the rolling hills of southwest Iowa, Dave Nichols raises cattle t [Read More]

SEP 15, 2014 —Moser takes on new role with Angus

By Jennifer Carrico The American Angus Association has named Dan Moser as the new president of Angus Genetics Inc. and the Association director of performance programs. Moser has more than 15 years of experienc [Read More]

SEP 8, 2014 —A-maize-ing opportunities: Corn alliance helps develop global markets

By Jennifer Carrico Separate corn-producing countries with the same challenges and goals have formed an alliance to help feed the world. MAI [Read More]

SEP 8, 2014 —BASF introduces new weed control for dicamba-tolerant crops

By Jennifer Carrico Herbicide tolerant weeds are spreading across the United States and chemical companies, such as BASF, are continuing to work on ways to help [Read More]

SEP 8, 2014 —Water issues are important to EPA, new Iowa alliance

AUG 11, 2014 —Duplicating deliciousness Researchers clone cattle with high quality carcasses

AUG 11, 2014 —Farm protection legislation helps protect farmers, ranchers

JUL 14, 2014 —Mother Nature wields a hit to gut in heartland

JUL 14, 2014 —Kansas auctioneers top World Championship

JUL 7, 2014 —PEDv affects pork industry financially, emotionally

JUN 23, 2014 —Succession planning is critical for businesses, farms

JUN 23, 2014 —Researchers continue to search for PEDv answers

JUN 23, 2014 —Knowledge gained from PEDv can help producers prevent future problems

JUN 16, 2014 —Vilsack announces funding to combat PEDv; disease reporting required

MAY 26, 2014 —Grain prices lower while livestock prices increase

MAY 26, 2014 —PEDv affects pork industry financially, emotionally

MAY 5, 2014 —Proper sorghum management increases yields

APR 21, 2014 —Twin-row planting may help increase production

APR 7, 2014 —Ca$h for Cattle raises funds for South Dakota blizzard victims

APR 7, 2014 —Record soybean acres expected, corn acres at 4-year low

MAR 31, 2014 —Catlett: Economics drives agricultural decisions

MAR 24, 2014 —Grain group presidents discuss ag issues

MAR 24, 2014 —Farmers use gypsum to improve soil, yields

MAR 17, 2014 —Grain markets are changing

MAR 17, 2014 —Increase expected in U.S. soybean acres

MAR 10, 2014 —Proper management of first-calf heifers keeps them in herd longer

FEB 24, 2014 —Changes in government affect agriculture

FEB 24, 2014 —Ca$h for Cattle raises funds for South Dakota blizzard victims

FEB 17, 2014 —Emotion will be a factor in driving global economy

FEB 3, 2014 —Weathering the storm

JAN 20, 2014 —Good nutrient management needed for good water quality

DEC 30, 2013 —Providing safe, wholesome beef is most important

DEC 23, 2013 —Lower grain prices expected; acres planted may decrease also

DEC 2, 2013 —Food Dialogues: Iowa provided much discussion

NOV 25, 2013 —Gobble it up Turkey producers have continual repeat customers

NOV 11, 2013 —BASF to help farmers produce more

NOV 4, 2013 —Next generation shows commitment to family farm

OCT 14, 2013 —Red Angus breeder cares for land, cattle

SEP 30, 2013 —Feeding the world one meal at a time

SEP 30, 2013 —Weather woes continue as harvest begins

SEP 23, 2013 —Efficiency is important to hay grinder

SEP 16, 2013 —Grain production decrease expected while rebuilding cattle numbers

SEP 9, 2013 —Beef cattle production expected to increase over next 5 years

AUG 26, 2013 —Management decisions help farm after drought

AUG 26, 2013 —Management decisions help farm after drought

AUG 12, 2013 —Retail prices, exports support livestock markets

JUL 29, 2013 —Sec. Vilsack: Bipartisan farm bill needs to pass

JUL 29, 2013 —Exports continue to support pork industry

JUL 22, 2013 —Exports continue to support pork industry

JUL 1, 2013 —Pork producers should be prepared

JUN 17, 2013 —No-till, crop rotation important for future

JUN 17, 2013 —Farm fresh Family has deep dairy heritage

MAY 27, 2013 —Pig pen Producers should get choice on production practices

APR 22, 2013 —PRRS: A continual problem for pork producers

APR 15, 2013 —Drought persists as spring planting arrives

APR 8, 2013 —Government, company aggreement will help farmers improve conservation practices

MAR 18, 2013 —Livestock producers should expect new restrictions

MAR 18, 2013 —Supply vs. demand

FEB 25, 2013 —Beef sustainability study is ongoing

FEB 25, 2013 —Growing up

FEB 11, 2013 —Kinze opens new Innovation Center, introduces new planter

JAN 28, 2013 —Attention Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack: Listen to those you represent

DEC 31, 2012 —Advocating for the future of ag

DEC 24, 2012 —Pasture management key after drought

DEC 24, 2012 —Pasture management key after drought

DEC 3, 2012 —Worst drought of century yet to come

DEC 3, 2012 —Drought conditions continue to affect livestock producers

DEC 3, 2012 —Drought induces increased grain prices

NOV 26, 2012 —EPS denies ethanol mandate waiver requests

OCT 29, 2012 —The end of a legacy

OCT 22, 2012 —Proper management needed while feeding drought-stricken grains to cattle

OCT 8, 2012 —Grown on grass

SEP 24, 2012 —Smaller inventories continue to plague beef industry

SEP 24, 2012 —Heavy carcass weights mean more beef

SEP 10, 2012 —Losing mentors

SEP 3, 2012 —'Back to the Farmer' exhibit showcases farming progress

AUG 27, 2012 —Vilsack talks drought relief at state fair

AUG 20, 2012 —Report shows dwindling crop conditions

AUG 13, 2012 —Drought conditions hit cattle country

AUG 6, 2012 —Drought continues to cause losses

AUG 6, 2012 —Bumping plant population can increase productivity

JUL 30, 2012 —Two little words

JUL 30, 2012 —Good stockdogs aren't easy to 'come by'

JUN 25, 2012 —Weather continues to drive crop, livestock markets

JUN 11, 2012 —Iowa has first cases of trichomoniasis

JUN 11, 2012 —Czech tire company opens IA plant

MAY 28, 2012 —Hog wild

APR 16, 2012 —Students organize event to tell the truth about LFTB

APR 9, 2012 —Dude, it's beef

APR 2, 2012 —Commodity leaders agree on important issues

APR 2, 2012 —Miss America advocates for agriculture

MAR 19, 2012 —Mild winter, dry conditions could cause insect pressure

MAR 19, 2012 —El Niño weather pattern expected by late spring

MAR 5, 2012 —Feeding souls with agricultural knowledge

FEB 27, 2012 —Women to lead crop organizations

FEB 13, 2012 —Clean bill of health

JAN 23, 2012 —Being precise

JAN 16, 2012 —Herbicide resistance is a growing problem

JAN 9, 2012 —High feed costs warrant better management in feedlots

JAN 9, 2012 —Herd bull management is key to successful breeding season

DEC 12, 2011 —Corn, soybean producers continue to see profits

NOV 14, 2011 —AI used in sheep flocks

OCT 31, 2011 —Youth working on farms is a good thing

OCT 24, 2011 —Harvest 2011

OCT 24, 2011 —Corn and soybean production down

OCT 10, 2011 —Hog inventory larger than expected

OCT 10, 2011 —Good cattle from start to finish

OCT 3, 2011 —Good management can ensure livestock profits

SEP 26, 2011 —Record grain prices expected through 2012

SEP 19, 2011 —Vilsack committed to helping rural America

SEP 12, 2011 —Building a family farming legacy

SEP 12, 2011 —Making decisions

AUG 29, 2011 —Obama's Midwest stop focuses on economic improvement

AUG 29, 2011 —Protecting our waters

AUG 8, 2011 —Embryo transfer regulations cause discussion

MAY 2, 2011 —EPA, USDA heads visit Iowa

APR 25, 2011 —Part of the gang

APR 25, 2011 —Handling cattle properly prevents injury

APR 18, 2011 —Telling the story of farming and food

APR 18, 2011 —Mapping it out

MAR 28, 2011 —Japanese disaster affects U.S. ag markets, exports

MAR 7, 2011 —Providing a helping hand

FEB 28, 2011 —Increasing beef prices help producers stay positive

FEB 21, 2011 —FFA: A great opportunity

FEB 7, 2011 —Northey discusses farm issues with central Iowa farmers

JAN 17, 2011 —Management improvements can improve beef producers' profits

JAN 3, 2011 —Nebraska governor praises agriculture, cattle industries

DEC 20, 2010 —Cattle inventory expected to decline in 2011

DEC 13, 2010 —Iowa group concerned with nutrient reduction

NOV 22, 2010 —Group files suit against EPA over E15 decision

NOV 8, 2010 —Corn research provides alternative to oil dependency

NOV 1, 2010 —Animal-source foods help combat poor nutrition, health

OCT 11, 2010 —Plain as black and white

OCT 4, 2010 —Decreasing hog inventory helps producer profitability

SEP 27, 2010 —Better with age

SEP 27, 2010 —Proper hay storage saves money, nutrients

SEP 20, 2010 —Proper hay storage saves money, nutrients

SEP 20, 2010 —The more things change, the more they stay the same

SEP 20, 2010 —Better with age

SEP 13, 2010 —Drought is most complex trait for Pioneer researchers

AUG 30, 2010 —Iowa State Fair proves to be non-stop fun

AUG 30, 2010 —Counting sheep

AUG 30, 2010 —Counting sheep

JUL 26, 2010 —Genetics plays part in hog nutrition, management

JUL 12, 2010 —Sample Sunday serves up family fun

JUN 14, 2010 —Consumers confident in meat production

JUN 14, 2010 —Canadian industry continues to bounce back after BSE

JUN 7, 2010 —Hampshire breeders adapt to changes

MAY 31, 2010 —Grain bin safety important after wet harvest

MAY 17, 2010 —Pork producers see most profit in nearly four years

MAY 17, 2010 —Got ya covered

APR 26, 2010 —Fungicide use can increase yield

APR 12, 2010 —Pork inventories down; prices expected to improve

MAR 29, 2010 —NCGA president: Growers are producing more with less

MAR 29, 2010 —California ag secretary stresses unity

MAR 22, 2010 —Grain terminal, port important step for exports

MAR 22, 2010 —Soybean producers rely on export market

MAR 1, 2010 —Individual management improves quality

MAR 1, 2010 —Individual management improves quality

FEB 22, 2010 —Air filters can help prevent hog disease outbreak

FEB 22, 2010 —Ag advocate wants producers to tell their story

FEB 22, 2010 —Quality is important with stored corn

FEB 15, 2010 —Quality is important with stored corn

FEB 8, 2010 —This trich is no treat

FEB 1, 2010 —Livestock producers need a plan for the future

FEB 1, 2010 —Farmer lives dream after accident

JAN 25, 2010 —This trich is no treat

DEC 28, 2009 —Crop scientist: 300-bushel corn yields are possible

DEC 14, 2009 —Cattle producers face competition for land

NOV 30, 2009 —Genetics, management lead to higher quality beef

NOV 30, 2009 —Cancer took woman's husband and ranch

NOV 23, 2009 —Conventional ag production has economical, environmental advantages

NOV 23, 2009 —Cancer took woman's husband and ranch

NOV 9, 2009 —Herd expansion leads to more Johne's

NOV 2, 2009 —Herd expansion leads to more Johne's

OCT 12, 2009 —Hereford breeders believe in family

SEP 21, 2009 —"Thank a farmer" are magic words

SEP 21, 2009 —Alfalfa producers add value to hay through drying

SEP 14, 2009 —Western Corn Belt rides to the rescue

SEP 7, 2009 —Livestock producers should know environmental regulations

SEP 7, 2009 —Veterinarian discusses importance of biosecurity

SEP 7, 2009 —Management ensures good transition from cow to feedyard

JUL 13, 2009 —Increases seen in acreage for both corn and soybeans

JUL 13, 2009 —Nematodes are a common problem in corn, too

JUN 15, 2009 —Pork promoted through good consumer impressions

MAY 18, 2009 —Ames is more than just a college town

APR 13, 2009 —Animal health technologies improve feedlot profitability

MAR 16, 2009 —Global agriculture economy has good long-term outlook

MAR 2, 2009 —Hoop buildings good option for northern feeders

FEB 23, 2009 —Conservation practiced for future generations

FEB 16, 2009 —Worker health an important concern on hog farms

JAN 26, 2009 —COOL impact still unknown

JAN 19, 2009 —Fertilizer prices continue to rise

JAN 19, 2009 —Corn crop second largest in history despite adverse year

JAN 5, 2009 —Researcher: Soybean aphids continue to cause problems for farmers

DEC 29, 2008 —Passing down the family farm can be difficult

DEC 29, 2008 —Maine Anjou breeders manage oldest genetic mutation

DEC 22, 2008 —Vilsack selected as Obama's secretary of agriculture

DEC 22, 2008 —Passing down the family farm can be difficult

DEC 15, 2008 —Economic instability affects all industries

DEC 8, 2008 —Shorthorn mutation was beginning of current genetic research

DEC 8, 2008 —Angus breeders cooperation means test is near

NOV 24, 2008 —Livestock numbers expected to decline through 2009

NOV 17, 2008 —New genetic defect affects Angus cattle

NOV 17, 2008 —Beef breeders--be proactive

OCT 27, 2008 —Glyphosate-resistant weeds cause management challenges

JUN 30, 2008 —Vaccine helps control porcine circovirus

JUN 30, 2008 —Pork checkoff works with producers to build a stronger industry

JUN 30, 2008 —Initiative helps pork industry

JUN 30, 2008 —Connor concerned about corn crop

JUN 30, 2008 —Biofuel economy drives land values

JUN 23, 2008 —Flood waters continue to affect Iowans

JUN 16, 2008 —Weather problems affect growers across the Midwest, High Plains

JUN 9, 2008 —Morrill Act helped form land grant universities

MAY 26, 2008 —Iowan honors veterans each Memorial Day

MAY 12, 2008 —0408IowaGetawayTriviaJB


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