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Iowa Man Riding Motorcycle Dies Following Crash
The Story County Sheriff's Office says 52-year-old Benjamin Parsons, of Boone, was traveling on a Harley Davidson motorcycle Thursday night on Highway 30 near Ames when he left the roadway and was thrown from the bike.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Richmond Daily News
Farm Futures Survey: Shift to soybeans from corn could continue
The shift of acreage from corn to soybeans begun this spring could continue for another year, according to Farm Futures' first survey of 2015 planting intentions.
New study highlights need for increased innovation
A majority of U.S. consumers and farmers agree that farmers are responsible for feeding the world as the population continues to grow.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
CLAAS Introduces XERION Tractor For No. American Farmers
CLAAS INTRODUCES XERION TRACTOR FOR NO. AMERICAN FARMERS Aug. 27, 2014 Source: Claas news release CLAAS of America will introduce one of the world's most innovative all-purpose tractors to North American farmers this week at the Farm Progress Show in Boone, Iowa.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Precision Planting launches multi-hybrid planting system
Traditionally, growers have sought to maximize yield by planting the hybrid that will perform the best, on average, across a whole field, despite zone differences within that field.
The Fairfield Ledger
Shift to soybeans from corn could continue
The shift of acreage from corn to soybeans begun this spring could continue for another year, according to Farm Futures', large-scale farmers' most significant business information rescource, first survey of 2015 planting intentions.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Bayer CropScience's CEO Blome Posts Comments About This Week's Farm Progress Show
BAYER CROPSCIENCE'S CEO BLOME POSTS COMMENTS ABOUT THIS WEEK'S FARM PROGRESS SHOW Aug. 25, 2014 Source: Bayer CropScience news release We are excited to be a part of yet another Farm Progress Show.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Iowa State battles housing shortage
Iowa State University was forced to turn away more than 200 applications for on-campus living due to a housing shortage.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Boone Couple Celebrates Platinum Wedding Anniversary
BOONE, Iowa- A Boone couple said their "I do's" 70 years ago Wednesday. It just so happens that 70 is the magic number for their family.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Rail house is a term that businesses - especially restaurants and bars - near train tracks, or with railroad motifs, use in their names.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
The Daily Freeman-Journal
WC couple killed in two-car crash
The driver, Marie Hooker, 76, and Ronald Hooker, 80, died in the accident that occurred at the intersection of Highway 30 and T Avenue near Boone.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
The Daily Beast
Santorum's Kinda ComebackBy Ben Jacobs
Four years after winning Iowa, the former senator is struggling to crack 6 percent in the 2016 GOP field-and maybe that's right where he wants to be.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
CLAAS To Market Large Horsepower Tractors In North America
CLAAS TO MARKET LARGE HORSEPOWER TRACTORS IN NORTH AMERICA Aug. 11, 2014 Farm Equipment magazine reports: Claas' long talked about entry into the North American tractor market is upon us.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
The Daily Freeman-Journal
Jerry Hubbard, 66, Webster City
Jerry Hubbard, 66, of Webster City, died Wednesday, August 6, 2014 at the Israel Family Hospice House in Ames.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
Boone County Officials Confirm Emerald Ash Borer Infestation
Scars made from a tunneling emerald ash borer is seen on a tree along Fleetwood Rd. SW on Monday, Feb. 24, 2014, in southwest Cedar Rapids, Iowa.