Spokesman Extra Articles




New Day Dairy finds opportunities in challenges


Dan and Lynn Bolin understand the challenges Dan’s family faced generations before they got their start in dairying. Those ancestors built the solid foundation, and the young couple have built their dairy, New Day Dairy, on it.

Planting green to help improve Iowa’s water quality


This spring, Humboldt County farmer Doug Adams planted soybeans into a tall, standing rye cover crop.

Antibiotic Stewardship Special Report


This special Spokesman report on antibiotic stewardship in livestock production explores the changing relationship between Iowa farmers and their veterinarians as they work together to keep food animals healthy and meat safe for consumers, while protecting the effectiveness of critical antibiotics for human health.

Video collection ( Germany 2015 )


Reflections from the study trip to Germany on soil health and nutrient management

Spokesman Extra - Chesapeake Bay Spotlight


Farmers in the Chesapeake Bay watershed are dealing with a common challenge — a so-called "pollution diet" imposed by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). View a map of the Chesapeake Bay watershed and video interviews of farmers in the region.