Ag News
Ag News

Prevented crop reporting deadline extended due to flooding

June 30, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

DES MOINES – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) is extending the prevented plant crop reporting deadline for Iowa producers affected by spring flooding and excessive moisture. Producers in Iowa now have [Read More…]

Opinion
Opinion
Lee County News
Lee County News

Area officials look to cleanup as flood waters subside

June 11, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – With flood stages gradually falling and waters receding back into the banks of the Mississippi, area officials are now assessing damage and beginning clean up. At Tuesday’s regular [Read More…]

Fort Madison News
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USDA Announces Emergency Grazing on CRP Acres in Iowa

April 10, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

DES MOINES– USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) State Executive Director Amanda De Jong today announced that effective immediately, emergency grazing use of Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) acres is approved in Iowa through May 14, 2019. The authorization was [Read More…]

Fort Madison News

City preparing for 2008 flood levels

March 16, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – With river levels expected to crest at just over 21 feet on Wednesday, city and county officials are preparing for flooding along the Mississippi River that could compare [Read More…]

Lee County News
Lee County News
Lee County News