Local

Photo: clipart.com

Heat Is Double Edged Sword

The heat is on across Iowa, and while days where the temperature tops the 90-degree mark won’t help some crops, it’s not a bad thing for all corn and soybeans. Iowa State University Agronomist, Paul Kassel of Spencer, calls the heat wave a double-edged sword.

Kassel says there were also many farmers who couldn’t get their soybeans in the ground right away due to the wet spring.

If the heat spurs the growth of those beans, he says it can help offset some of the impact of the late planting.

Recent Headlines

in Local

Weekend Safe Driving Campaign Kicks Off Friday

Fresh
police lights

South Dakota Highway Patrol officers will be joined by local law enforcement to reduce the number of deaths along Interstate 90.

in Local

Nebraska Seeking Assistance from SBA

Fresh
money in hand

Governor Dave Heineman has sent a request to the Small Business Administration for assistance to help home and business owners recover.

in Local

Office of School and Public Lands Sees Increased Revenues

Fresh
SchoolKids

Deputy Commissioner, Ryan Brunner, says the office was able to return more money to South Dakota's public schools.

in Local

Lawsuit Against President Supported by South Dakota Representative

Fresh
Kristi Noem 20513

Congresswoman Kristi Noem supports a move to sue the President.

in Local

Eastern Iowa Leading Lottery Sales

Fresh
Lottery

The majority of the top selling lottery locations in Iowa are based in the eastern half of the state in particular retail outlets.