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Early registration for Iowa Cattlemen’s Association BeefMeets closing May 31

5/25/2017

Education, policy, a tradeshow, networking opportunities and more will all be offered at the second annual Iowa Cattlemen’s Association regional BeefMeets.

Apply for Heritage Farm Award by June 1

5/22/2017

Ownership and operation of a farm by members of the same family for 150 years or more is a significant accomplishment. The Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship in conjunction with the Iowa Farm Bureau Federation established the Heritage Farm program for farm families who have owned at least 40 acres for 150 years or more.

June 1 deadline for Century Farm program

5/22/2017

The Century Farm program recognizes and honors those individuals who have owned the farmland for 100 years or more. The program began in 1976 as part of the bicentennial celebration when more than 5,000 certificates and farm markers were distributed across Iowa at local ceremonies.

Dance to the El Caminos and benefit area food banks

5/22/2017

Winneshiek County Farm Bureau will host the El Caminos on Friday, June 9, at the Wild Woods Event Center in Ossian. The dance is open to the public and will be held 8-11:55 p.m.

Office closed

5/22/2017

The Winneshiek County Farm Bureau and Farm Bureau Insurance office will be closed on Monday, May 29, for the Memorial Day holiday. Regular office hours will resume on Tuesday, May 30.

Brincks recognized by Gov. Branstad for academic excellence

5/22/2017

Amber Brincks, a student at South Winneshiek, Calmar, was recognized by Gov. Terry Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds for outstanding academic achievement at the 15th annual Governor’s Scholar Recognition Ceremony, April 30, at Hy-Vee Hall in Des Moines.

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