Local

Northwest Iowan Chosen National FFA Officer

Northwest Iowan Chosen National FFA Officer

Iowa State Student Steven Brockshus has been chosen as a National Vice President for the FFA. Brockshus who grew up on a dairy farm near Sibley, Iowa is the Central Region Vice President. He says he was grateful to be chosen to serve the FFA.

Brockshus who went through the Sibley Ocheyedan chapter and served as Iowa State FFA President says he and his fellow national officers have several goals they’d like to attain this year.

He says after graduating from Iowa State University he hopes to travel and help others around the world.

Brockshus says after that he either wants to go back to the family farm or become an Agricultural educator.

Recent Headlines

in Local

Yankton City Commissioner Resigns

brooke blaalid 72815

Yankton City Commissioner Brooke Blaalid announced her resignation, effective next month.

in Agriculture

NW Iowa Crops Better than Last Year, But a Record?

corn field

Crop conditions showed an improvement in the western corn belt last week with weekend rains. Iowa’s soybean crop is rated…

in Agriculture

House Ag Committee Looks at Dodd Frank

Capitol 2014 3

Wednesday, the House Agriculture Committee is scheduled to hold a public hearing on the Dodd Frank Legislation assessing the progress…

in Agriculture

U.S. Wants Canada to Drop Dairy Tariffs to be in TPP

CA Flag

Senate Finance Committee leaders told Canadian Ambassador Gary Doer, their support for a comprehensive Trans Pacific Partnership deal hinges on…

in Agriculture

Mixed Opinions on a Record Crop in SD

soybeans 1

South Dakota has an excellent corn and soybean crop on tap but some agronomists are skeptical production will top last…