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NAIG COMMENTS ON IOWA CROP PROGRESS AND CONDITION REPORT – May 29, 2018

Mike Naig

DES MOINES – Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig today commented on the Iowa Crop Progress and Condition report released by the USDA National Agricultural Statistical Service. The report is released weekly from April through November. “The warm, dry weather allowed many farmers to make significant progress and now 96 percent of corn and 81 […]

NAIG COMMENTS ON IOWA CROP PROGRESS AND CONDITION REPORT

DES MOINES – Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig today commented on the Iowa Crop Progress and Condition report released by the USDA National Agricultural Statistical Service. The report is released weekly from April through November. “Iowa saw significant planting progress last week and now 86 percent of corn and 58 percent of soybeans have […]

Gov. Reynolds orders state flags at half-staff to honor school shooting victims

(DES MOINES) – Gov. Kim Reynolds ordered all state flags in Iowa to be lowered to half-staff effective immediately until sunset on Tuesday, May 22, 2018, to honor the murdered and injured in Friday’s tragedy at Santa Fe High School in Texas. The governor’s order is issued in conjunction with President Donald Trump’s order to […]

NAIG COMMENTS ON IOWA CROP PROGRESS AND CONDITION REPORT – May 14, 2018

Mike Naig

DES MOINES – Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig today commented on the Iowa Crop Progress and Condition report released by the USDA National Agricultural Statistical Service. The report is released weekly from April through November. “Farmers continue to make planting progress as conditions allow and now 65 percent of corn and 33 percent of […]

NAIG COMMENTS ON IOWA CROP PROGRESS AND CONDITION REPORT

Mike Naig

DES MOINES – Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig today commented on the Iowa Crop Progress and Condition report released by the USDA National Agricultural Statistical Service. The report is released weekly from April through November. “Farmers continued to make planting progress between the storms this past week and now 40 percent of corn acres […]

NAIG ENCOURAGES LIVESTOCK FARMERS TO MAKE SURE ALL PREMISES INFORMATION IS UP TO DATE

During May letters will be sent farmers in Poweshiek through Wright Counties who had previously registered a premises DES MOINES – Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig today announced that during May the final round of letters will be sent to farmers who have previously registered a livestock premises in an effort to update the […]

NAIG COMMENTS ON IOWA CROP PROGRESS AND CONDITION REPORT

Mike Naig

DES MOINES – Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig today commented on the Iowa Crop Progress and Condition report released by the USDA National Agricultural Statistical Service. The report is released weekly from April through November. “Farmers in much of the state were able to get a good start on planting and now 17 percent […]

MAHASKA COUNTY SOIL & WATER CONSERVATION DISTRICT CELEBRATES SOIL AND WATER CONSERVATION WEEK!

Oskaloosa News

This year Iowa celebrates its 77th Soil & Water Conservation Week, April 29th – May 6th. The celebration is part of the nationally celebrated Soil and Water Stewardship Week. The theme is “Watersheds; Our Water, Our Home!” The Mahaska County Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) was organized in February 1942. For the past 76 […]

NAIG COMMENTS ON IOWA CROP PROGRESS AND CONDITION REPORT

Mike Niag - Iowa Secretary of Agriculture (file photo)

DES MOINES – Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig today commented on the Iowa Crop Progress and Condition report released by the USDA National Agricultural Statistical Service. The report is released weekly from April through November. “Another round of cold, wet weather and some significant snowfall again kept farmers from the field for much of […]

NAIG ANNOUNCES HIRING OF JULIE KENNEY AS DEPUTY SECRETARY FOR THE IOWA DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE AND LAND STEWARDSHIP

DES MOINES – Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig today announced that Julie Kenney has been hired as the new Deputy Secretary for the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship. She started with the Department on April 2. “Julie has a passion for agriculture and will be a tremendous asset to the Department. Her […]

     

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