Checkoff Unveils Veal Marketing Website

The Beef Checkoff this week announced the launch of a new website, at VealFoodservice.com. The site is a mobile-friendly digital hub for all of the checkoff's veal-foodservice marketing efforts. V... Read More

McDonald's Changing Chicken

NEW YORK (AP) _ McDonald's says it plans to start using chicken raised without antibiotics important to human health and milk from cows that are not treated with the artificial growth hormone rbST. The company says the chicken change will take pla... Read More

Free NRCS webinar on carbon cycle, soil health, March 10

Find out how cover crops and proper grazing management can improve the carbon cycle and soil health. Jay Fuhrer, nationally-known soil health expert and District Conservationist for USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service, in Bismarck, North... Read More

New Report Shows Food Hubs Emerging as Economic Force in Iowa

AMES, Iowa – The first coordinated study of food hub development in Iowa shows that food hubs play a significant role in the state’s local and regional food economy. Thirteen food hubs purchased $4.5 million in food from more than 450 Iowa farmer... Read More

Be Aware Of Possible Scams Making The Rounds In West Point Area

Be wary of letting strangers into your home. Nikki White, with Cuming County Power tells the  840 KTIC newsroom that two of their employees have had people posing as door-to-door sales people try to talk their way into their homes. In both instan... Read More

Roundtable on sustainable American beef created; diverse participant list covers farm-to-fork

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (March 3, 2015) - A group of U.S. beef value chain participants including producers, processors, retailers, foodservice operators, packers, allied industry and non-governmental organizations today announced the launch of the U.S. ... Read More

Soy Checkoff Recognizes Market Developer, Biodiesel Board

ST. LOUIS (March 3, 2015) – The United Soybean Board (USB) recently awarded two of its highest honors to a market developer and an organization that have been instrumental in developing major new opportunities for U.S. soybeans that have greatly im... Read More

Iowa State University Part of Land-Grant Impacts Website Launch

AMES, Iowa — A website with examples of how Iowa and the country benefit from teaching, research and extension efforts at Iowa State University and the other nation’s land grant universities has been launched. “The Land-Grant Impacts website... Read More

Fatal Accident Victim Identified As West Point Man

The Stanton County Sheriff’s Office is continuing to investigate a car-semi accident that claimed the life of Humberto Moreno, 37 of  West Point and sent the other driver to the hospital for treatment. The accident was reported just before 5 p.... Read More

Burglary Suspect Arrested In West Point

West Point Police Officer John Adams tells us this morning an arrest has been made in connection to a break-in yesterday afternoon. Some jewelry had been taken from the residence. Officer Adams reminds us to lock up our cars and homes, and to  b... Read More

NAWG Officer Team Installed at Commodity Classic

March 3, 2015 –Washington wheat farmer Bret Blankenship was elected as the new President of the National Association of Wheat Growers (NAWG) at the Association’s Board of Directors meeting Thursday, February 26. “I’m looking forward to a v... Read More