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ISSUE DATE: 03/17/2008

Wind energy blows into Iowa town

The gentle swooshing sound of the wind turbine fills the air just north of the Greene County, Iowa town of Jefferson.

Hardin Hilltop Wind farm, Iowa's first locally owned wind farm, can provide enough electricity to power the central Iowa town of 4,500 people.


NEWS

"Don’t quote the price"
$2 billion at stake for U.S. in ag trucking dispute
¿Hablas español?
2008 FAPRI outlook shows new bioenergy mandates sustain histori
A new tool for you
Ag undersecretary facing jail makes no apologies for timber pol
American Simmental Association schedules SimPlace 2008, a 40-ye
Annual 4-H Photography Workshop April 26 and 27
Annual Ram Performance Test Field Day, Sale set for March 14
Area ag students compete at GCCC
Arkansans top haymakers at national forage conference
ASA strongly opposes alternative farm bill plan developed by Ho
Award winners from ASFMRA National Convention
Bean counters
Beef Checkoff, NASCAR partnership takes NAMA award
BLM sells seized livestock in Nevada
Blue Valley Beef Revue will be held April 19
Boswell reaffirms support of competition title language in farm
Bovine TB sharpshooters in northwestern Minnesota thin deer her
Breeding heat-tolerant cotton
Bumblebee ID simplified with wallet card
Burlington captures Sweepstakes title at Altus FFA Interscholas
C & C Adventures Limbhog
Camp Rocky set for July
Canola school set March 18
Case IH Planters
CCGA vice-president Melcher blasts press reports on faulty gree
Coloradoan elected vice president of National Farmers Union
Conservation efforts harvest a bounty of success in Texas
Conservation tillage, nutrient management planning, top farmers
Corn Board vacancies
Corn Growers make suggestions to farm bill conferees
Cotton Achievement Award honors Lon Mann
CSU researches wildlife birth control that may help address overpopulation issues
Culinary students step up to the plate at IPPA Student Taste of
Dairy Calf and Heifer Conference highlights best practices, new
Dealer brings auto-steer system to Kansas farmers
Dicey crop supplies and still some oppose biotechnology?
Dodge City's Depot Theater Company celebrates 25 amazing season
Drought forces grazing cutbacks again
El Reno woman beginning challenge to eat local foods
Energy bill goes to Sebelius
Entrepreneurship--think globally
Ethanol pipelines, terminals may increase transportation effici
Ethanol sales in Nebraska hit record high
FAPRI presents baseline report to Congress and the USDA
FAPRI studies impact of energy bill on farm prices
Feds revoke California slaughterhouse's 2004 award after beef r
Few issues more complicated than deciding how to share water
Forestry economic powerhouse in rural Arkansas
Form 4136 revised; Some farmers, fishermen have until March 10
Groundbreaking website holds answers to life's questions
Growth of wind farms in U.S. sapping supply of techs to keep th
Helmet use on the rise in rodeo, but some riders stick to the i
House Committee subpoenas head of plant in largest U.S. beef re
House lawmakers propose new version of farm bill
Iowa's Marilyn Adams named winner of national Hometown Hero awa
ISU's Lawrence to speak on livestock, ethanol boom March 19 at
Just a scoop full
Kansas Angus Association to sponsor Angus influenced female sal
KCA concerned about competitive opportunities as consolidation
KCP&L resists scrutiny into decision to delay Kansas wind farm
KFB engaged in cattle industry deal ramifications
K-State economists find 'stark differences' between countries r
K-State's College of Agriculture names new ag ambassadors
Lawmakers aim for April 18 farm bill
Lawmakers want to know where recalled beef was sold
Legislators recognized for service to agriculture
Limousin Exchange features bull listing service
Managing nitrogen fertilizer application
Marc Johnson, dean of CSU's College of Agricultural Sciences, h
March brought snow
Meat recall prompts call to strip agency of safety oversight
Meth and Mazdas replaced roping and riding, but rustlers still
Mexico submits offer on cattle trade after Commissioner Staples
Minton named interim associate director of Research
Missouri Corn Growers Association celebrates its 30-year annive
Missouri River Landowner Conservation Workshop set March 13
Montana ranchers seeking beef for food banks
MSGA members tour South America
National 2008 Ag Day Essay winner named
Natural, conventional beef to be discussed at April forum
NBAF's location will have real implications for animal disease,
NCC praises USTR's filing of appeal in U.S.-Brazil cotton case
NCTA library awarded $250 grant for agri-terrorism materials co
New Mexico, Arizona join Texas effort in stopping Canadian catt
New program aims to preserve 20,200 acres for pheasants
New prospects for an all-around spice
New swine environmental management database available
New technologies to protect natural resources
New UW bulletin describes best Easter lily care
New virus striking wheat plants
North Dakota bests Kansas in wheat production
Norway's prime minister opens doomsday seed vault in Arctic
OKCRA to help advance value-added products
Ourada retires as State Conservation Engineer
Partner with MyPyramid- USDA invites industry to step up for nu
Patty Melt, Beef Man kick off beef promotion activities
Pork industry opportunities for new farmers subject of new spri
Probiotics- Live organisms as feed supplements to fight Salmone
Producers need to build consumer trust
Proposed beef industry merger warrants close examination
Qualisoy welcomes new board members, elects '08 officers
RAWHIDE workshop set March 11 in Fort Stockton
Record-high grain prices bolstering rural economy; farmers face
Red Raven Judging wins high team at San Antonio
Renewable energy, energy efficiency playing key role in Iowa's
Researcher- Farm-scale biodiesel plant could be useful someday
Researchers at UNL determine on-farm costs of producing switchg
Retired dairy cows worth less after slaughterhouse closes
Revenue insurance a good option for sunflowers
RMFU welcomes net metering to the new energy economy
Saddle maker keeps trade alive
Senators object to increased beef, lamb imports from Argentina
Sign-up for dairy disaster assistance program resumes March 5
Six Kansans named Huck Boyd Leaders of the Year
Small grains improve with added moisture
Smithfield selling beef ops to Brazilian company
Soil scientist experiences Arctic Circle, potential effects of
Sorghum after wheat hail-out remains a welcome recovery
Sorghum yields break national records
South Korea buys 697 TMT of biotech corn for food use
Spring wheat in Kansas may face production, marketing challeng
State Fair--With clock ticking, no movement yet on State Fair is
Stull bunk feeders
Summer-dormant tall fescue grass shows promise for pasture impr
Take a Native Plant Master course
Take time to schedule a check-up of your well
TDA offering grant money to catfish farmers recovering from dec
Texas A&M System rangeland specialists honored
Texas cotton producers look for rainfall
Texas olive industry branches out to meet growing demand
Texas Peanut Producers Board holds research hearing
Texas Peanut Producers Board to swear in four newly elected mem
Triple C Farms donates heifer to American Simmental Foundation
U.S. Premium Beef, LLC, announces agreement to sell National Be
UNL, USDA study- Major net energy gain from switchgrass-based e
Upcoming K-State agricultural events
USDA announces dairy disaster assistance sign-up
Using ethanol one way to help clear the air
UW classes offer how to manage horse grazing on small acreages
UW offers private pesticide applicator license workshops
Vines named "Appraiser of the Year"
Waynoka celebrates National FFA week
Wind energy blows into Iowa town
Wind for Schools announces deadline for applications
Witnesses in poultry case blame river pollution on cows, humans
Yellowstone bison slaughter approaches all-time high
Youth shine in national public speaking, parliamentary procedur
Zebra mussels found in Pueblo reservoir

CROPS

"Don’t quote the price"
$2 billion at stake for U.S. in ag trucking dispute
2008 FAPRI outlook shows new bioenergy mandates sustain histori
A new tool for you
Annual 4-H Photography Workshop April 26 and 27
Area ag students compete at GCCC
Arkansans top haymakers at national forage conference
ASA strongly opposes alternative farm bill plan developed by Ho
Award winners from ASFMRA National Convention
Boswell reaffirms support of competition title language in farm
Bovine TB sharpshooters in northwestern Minnesota thin deer her
Breeding heat-tolerant cotton
Bumblebee ID simplified with wallet card
Burlington captures Sweepstakes title at Altus FFA Interscholas
Camp Rocky set for July
Canola school set March 18
Case IH Planters
CCGA vice-president Melcher blasts press reports on faulty gree
Coloradoan elected vice president of National Farmers Union
Conservation efforts harvest a bounty of success in Texas
Conservation tillage, nutrient management planning, top farmers
Corn Board vacancies
Corn Growers make suggestions to farm bill conferees
Corn, wheat bids on the rise
Cotton Achievement Award honors Lon Mann
CSU researches wildlife birth control that may help address overpopulation issues
Dealer brings auto-steer system to Kansas farmers
Dicey crop supplies and still some oppose biotechnology?
El Reno woman beginning challenge to eat local foods
Energy bill goes to Sebelius
Ethanol pipelines, terminals may increase transportation effici
Ethanol sales in Nebraska hit record high
FAPRI presents baseline report to Congress and the USDA
FAPRI studies impact of energy bill on farm prices
Few issues more complicated than deciding how to share water
Field preparation for planting gets underway
Forestry economic powerhouse in rural Arkansas
Form 4136 revised; Some farmers, fishermen have until March 10
Grain market close
Groundbreaking website holds answers to life's questions
Growth of wind farms in U.S. sapping supply of techs to keep th
High commodity prices boost U.S. ag exports forecast to record
House lawmakers propose new version of farm bill
ISU's Lawrence to speak on livestock, ethanol boom March 19 at
Lawmakers aim for April 18 farm bill
Legislators recognized for service to agriculture
Managing nitrogen fertilizer application
March brought snow
Meat recall prompts call to strip agency of safety oversight
Missouri Corn Growers Association celebrates its 30-year annive
Missouri River Landowner Conservation Workshop set March 13
Most hay prices steady
MSGA members tour South America
NCC praises USTR's filing of appeal in U.S.-Brazil cotton case
New program aims to preserve 20,200 acres for pheasants
New prospects for an all-around spice
New technologies to protect natural resources
New virus striking wheat plants
North Dakota bests Kansas in wheat production
Norway's prime minister opens doomsday seed vault in Arctic
Ourada retires as State Conservation Engineer
Partner with MyPyramid- USDA invites industry to step up for nu
Precipitation levels well below average
Producers need to build consumer trust
Qualisoy welcomes new board members, elects '08 officers
RAWHIDE workshop set March 11 in Fort Stockton
Record-high grain prices bolstering rural economy; farmers face
Renewable energy, energy efficiency playing key role in Iowa's
Researcher- Farm-scale biodiesel plant could be useful someday
Researchers at UNL determine on-farm costs of producing switchg
Revenue insurance a good option for sunflowers
Small grains improve with added moisture
Soil test--first step to a beautiful yard
Some parts of state get snow
Sorghum after wheat hail-out remains a welcome recovery
Sorghum yields break national records
South Korea buys 697 TMT of biotech corn for food use
Spring wheat in Kansas may face production, marketing challeng
Take a Native Plant Master course
Take time to schedule a check-up of your well
Texas cotton producers look for rainfall
Texas olive industry branches out to meet growing demand
Texas Peanut Producers Board holds research hearing
Texas Peanut Producers Board to swear in four newly elected mem
UNL, USDA study- Major net energy gain from switchgrass-based e
USDA announces dairy disaster assistance sign-up
Using ethanol one way to help clear the air
UW offers private pesticide applicator license workshops
Vines named "Appraiser of the Year"
When it comes to red cabbage, more is better
Wind energy blows into Iowa town
Wind for Schools announces deadline for applications
Winter, spring will have varying effects on Nebraska

LIVESTOCK

$2 billion at stake for U.S. in ag trucking dispute
2008 FAPRI outlook shows new bioenergy mandates sustain histori
A new tool for you
Aberdeen cattle sales report
Ada livestock sales report
Amarillo livestock sales
American Simmental Association schedules SimPlace 2008, a 40-ye
Annual 4-H Photography Workshop April 26 and 27
Annual Ram Performance Test Field Day, Sale set for March 14
Apache cattle sales report
Area ag students compete at GCCC
Arkansas livestock summary news
Award winners from ASFMRA National Convention
Beef Checkoff, NASCAR partnership takes NAMA award
BLM sells seized livestock in Nevada
Blue Valley Beef Revue will be held April 19
Boswell reaffirms support of competition title language in farm
Bovine TB sharpshooters in northwestern Minnesota thin deer her
Burlington captures Sweepstakes title at Altus FFA Interscholas
Camp Rocky set for July
CCGA vice-president Melcher blasts press reports on faulty gree
Clovis livestock sales report
Colorado feeder cattle sales
Coloradoan elected vice president of National Farmers Union
Conservation efforts harvest a bounty of success in Texas
CSU researches wildlife birth control that may help address overpopulation issues
Dairy Calf and Heifer Conference highlights best practices, new
Dalhart livestock sales report
Denison feeder cattle sale
Dodge City cattle sales report
Drought forces grazing cutbacks again
Dunlap feeder cattle sale
El Reno woman beginning challenge to eat local foods
Energy bill goes to Sebelius
Ericson livestock sales report
Faith livestock sales report
Feds revoke California slaughterhouse's 2004 award after beef r
Few issues more complicated than deciding how to share water
Forestry economic powerhouse in rural Arkansas
Form 4136 revised; Some farmers, fishermen have until March 10
Ft. Smith livestock sales report
Georgia livestock market summary
Goldthwaite sheep sales
Growth of wind farms in U.S. sapping supply of techs to keep th
Hay trade slows some
High Plains slaughter news
House Committee subpoenas head of plant in largest U.S. beef re
House lawmakers propose new version of farm bill
Huron cattle sales report
Joplin regional stockyard report
Just a scoop full
Kansas Angus Association to sponsor Angus influenced female sal
KCA concerned about competitive opportunities as consolidation
KFB engaged in cattle industry deal ramifications
K-State economists find 'stark differences' between countries r
Lawmakers aim for April 18 farm bill
Lawmakers want to know where recalled beef was sold
Legislators recognized for service to agriculture
Lexington livestock sales
Limousin Exchange features bull listing service
McAlester cattle sales report
Meat recall prompts call to strip agency of safety oversight
Meth and Mazdas replaced roping and riding, but rustlers still
Missouri River Landowner Conservation Workshop set March 13
Montana ranchers seeking beef for food banks
Natural, conventional beef to be discussed at April forum
NBAF's location will have real implications for animal disease,
New Mexico, Arizona join Texas effort in stopping Canadian catt
New program aims to preserve 20,200 acres for pheasants
New swine environmental management database available
New technologies to protect natural resources
Newell sheep sales report
North Arkansas livestock auction report
Norway's prime minister opens doomsday seed vault in Arctic
Ogallala livestock sales
OKC West livestock sales report
Partner with MyPyramid- USDA invites industry to step up for nu
Patty Melt, Beef Man kick off beef promotion activities
Pork industry opportunities for new farmers subject of new spri
Pratt 3 p.m. cattle sales
Pratt livestock sales report
Presho feeder cattle report
Probiotics- Live organisms as feed supplements to fight Salmone
Producers need to build consumer trust
Proposed beef industry merger warrants close examination
RAWHIDE workshop set March 11 in Fort Stockton
Red Raven Judging wins high team at San Antonio
Renewable energy, energy efficiency playing key role in Iowa's
Retired dairy cows worth less after slaughterhouse closes
Salina livestock sales report
Senators object to increased beef, lamb imports from Argentina
Sign-up for dairy disaster assistance program resumes March 5
Sioux Falls sheep sales
Smithfield selling beef ops to Brazilian company
South Central direct sheep
Springfield livestock sales
St. Joseph feeder pigs
St. Onge livestock sales report
Stull bunk feeders
Summer-dormant tall fescue grass shows promise for pasture impr
Take time to schedule a check-up of your well
TDA offering grant money to catfish farmers recovering from dec
Texas A&M System rangeland specialists honored
Texhoma cattle sales report
Triple C Farms donates heifer to American Simmental Foundation
Tulia livestock auction report
Tulsa livestock sales report
U.S. Premium Beef, LLC, announces agreement to sell National Be
USDA announces dairy disaster assistance sign-up
Using ethanol one way to help clear the air
UW classes offer how to manage horse grazing on small acreages
Vines named "Appraiser of the Year"
Watertown cattle sales report
West Plains regional sales report
Wind energy blows into Iowa town
Wind for Schools announces deadline for applications
Witnesses in poultry case blame river pollution on cows, humans
Woodward livestock sales report
Wyobraska cattle sales report
Yellowstone bison slaughter approaches all-time high

EDITOR

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COLUMNS

C & C Adventures Limbhog
Case IH Planters
Just a scoop full
Stull bunk feeders
The power of a pig belly

MARKETS

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RANGE

Year end tax planning

FAMILY

Culinary students step up to the plate at IPPA Student Taste of
Dodge City's Depot Theater Company celebrates 25 amazing season
El Reno woman beginning challenge to eat local foods
Enchanting's floorplan a show stopper
Make pickles in the winter
New UW bulletin describes best Easter lily care
OKCRA to help advance value-added products
Tradition meets innovation this Easter
When it comes to red cabbage, more is better
Zebra mussels found in Pueblo reservoir

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