Statement by Iowa Soybean Association President Tom Oswald

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Reaction to the EPA’s decision to delay RFS ruling   Ankeny, Iowa – Iowa Soybean Association President Tom Oswald, who farms near Cleghorn, issued the following statement concerning today’s announcement by the Environmental Protection Agency that it will delay finalizing the 2014 Renewable Fuels Standard (RFS) until sometime next year. “A delay is better than…

Decorate a gingerbread house at the American Gothic House Center

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Eldon— Holiday fun awaits at the American Gothic House Center during their annual gingerbread house decorating event. Children of all ages are invited to create gingerbread houses at the American Gothic House Center Saturday, December 6 from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. Graham crackers, candy decorations and gooey frosting will be provided for participants to make…

Missouri Livestock Symposium December 5th and 6th

Missouri Livestock Symposium

Sure, the Missouri Livestock Symposium is known for its outstanding programs for horse, beef cattle, forage, sheep, meat goat, and stock dog owners and producers, but according to Garry L. Mathes, Missouri Livestock Symposium committee chair, the Symposium has so much more. According to Mathes, the Missouri Livestock Symposium will bring in speakers from 8…

Pet Safety Concerns Rise As Temperatures Fall

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Cold Weather tips from the Humane Society of Missouri           With cold weather here and continuing, the Humane Society of Missouri urges all pet owners to bring their pets inside and exercise the utmost caution when exposing pets to the cold. Pets rely on their owners to help stay warm during…

Lane named 2014 Missouri Livestock Person of the Year

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Bruce Lane of Lancaster, MO and formerly of California, will be honored at the 2014 Missouri Livestock Symposium on Friday, December 5, 2014, when he is inducted into the Missouri Livestock Symposium’s Livestock Person of the Year Hall of Fame. Lane is the 12th person to be selected for this honor.  Those selected have made…

Iowa Joins National Rural Health Day Recognition

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Governor Branstad signs proclamation honoring the ‘power of rural’ Governor Branstad has signed a proclamation designating Thursday, November 20 as Rural Health Day 2014. National Rural Health Day is an opportunity to ‘Celebrate the Power of Rural in Iowa’ by honoring the selfless, community-minded, ‘can do’ spirit of that prevails in rural America. The day…