Farm Harvest

USDA Establishes New Partnerships to Link Underserved Farmers to FSA Programs

The U.S. Department Agriculture (USDA) announced cooperative agreements with 55 partners to educate farmers and other producers that have been underserved by USDA programs historically about Farm Service Agency (FSA) programs that provide financial, disaster or technical support. Nearly $2.5 million will go to nonprofits, associations, universities, and foundations that will provide training and information […]

U. S. Senator Joni Ernst

Ernst Introduces Prove It Act

U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA) introduced the Prove It Act of 2016, legislation that increases transparency within the federal rulemaking process, especially when there is a disagreement between agencies over the economic impact of a rule on small businesses. In particular, this proposal designates a third party to review the facts and issue a publicly […]

Hunting

Trap Shooting Postponed Today

The first 2016 public shooting event at the Florence Trap Shooting Range has been canceled for tonight, due to the inclement weather. If anyone has any questions about the range or tonight’s cancellation, please call the Winnebago County Conservation Board at 641-565-3390. The next scheduled public shooting date will be Saturday (April 30th) from 4-6 PM, weather permitting.