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Iowa Grain Production Numbers Released

The production of Iowa’s field and miscellaneous crops was valued at $14.4 billion in 2014, according to the USDA, National Agricultural Statistics Service – Crop Values summary. This was an 8 percent decrease from 2013. The value of corn production totaled $8.76 billion, down 9 percent from the previous year, even though production was up

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Iowa Sets New E85 Sales Record in 2014

The Iowa Renewable Fuels Association (IRFA) today announced Iowa motorists purchased 2,930,635 gallons of E85 in the fourth quarter of 2014, and a record-setting 11,962,764 million gallons in all of 2014, according to data released by the Iowa Department of Revenue. The nearly 12 million gallons of E85 sold in 2014 is more than a


Winnebago Supervisors to Discuss Courthouse Repairs

The Winnebago County Supervisors will meet today at 9am to discuss and possibly approve the Public Purpose Statement for Township Trustees Meeting and Election Officials. The board will then look at a pay estimate from Holland Contracting for Drainage District 5’s Main Tile and Drainage District 5, Lat 42. The supervisors may approve the pay estimate. Scott Meinders, County Engineer,