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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. “Much of the state saw drier conditions last week that allowed saturated fields to start draining and gave farmers […]

Gov. Reynolds issues statement on passing of Robert Ray

Iowa Governor (1968 - 1983) Robert Ray (file photo from 2011)

(DES MOINES) – Gov. Kim Reynolds issued the following statement Sunday on the passing of former Iowa Governor Robert D. Ray: “Governor Ray’s legacy lives on in the millions of people that he impacted as a tremendous statesman for Iowa and our nation. His civility, courage and common-sense governing set a high standard for those […]

NAIG: $7.8 MILLION IN COST SHARE AVAILBLE FOR CONSERVATION PRACTICES

Mike Naig

Farmers who have identified conservation needs following recent flooding should contact local Soil and Water Conservation District office DES MOINES – Following the recent storms and flooding, Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig highlighted the $7.8 million that is available through the state conservation cost share program to help farmers and landowners install conservation practices. […]

Gov. Reynolds announces appointment of Jim Lindenmayer to Board of Regents

(DES MOINES) – Gov. Kim Reynolds announced Friday that former Indian Hills Community College (IHCC) president Jim Lindenmayer of Ottumwa will serve as the newest member of the Iowa Board of Regents. “I am pleased to appoint Jim to the Board of Regents,” Gov. Reynolds said. “He spent the bulk of his career in leadership […]

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 […]

       

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