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Duitscher family milks it for all it’s worth

ROLFE – In recent years milk prices paid to farmers have not been meeting their costs of production, ultimately shutting down thousands of dairy farms. One particular dairy near Rolfe in Pocahontas County has managed to maintain steady growth despite some recent hard times. Dutchland ...

A greater cause

GOWRIE – Three years ago, former Gowrie resident Katelyn Johnson was trying to think of a way to give back. To give back to those that she felt deserved it the most: veterans and troops currently serving in the U.S. Armed Forces. Giving back isn’t necessarily a new thing for Johnson, who ...

Start your engines

DAYTON – If you are beginning to plan your Memorial Day weekend festivities, look no further than the southwestern Webster County city of Dayton for Dayton Old Engine Day. The 10th annual event will be held, rain or shine at the Dayton Oak Park on Saturday. It is sponsored by the Dayton ...

Blairs have the beef

AJ and Kellie Blair, Dayton area farmers, run a corn, soybean, hay, small grains and cattle operation with an emphasis on conservation. Although it’s extremely evident they have diversified their business already, the couple has decided not to stop there and expand upon their cattle ...

Dispelling myths about the beef industry

Courtesy of the Iowa Beef Industry Council Iowa is a known leader for agricultural production, a frontrunner in corn, pork and egg production. Let’s not forget about the beef. Iowa ranks fourth for cattle and calves on feed, eighth in cattle and calves inventory. In 2020 USDA National ...

Beef recipes

Easy roast beef potluck rolls 1 pound thinly sliced reduced-sodium deli roast beef 1 package Hawaiian rolls (12 count) 1/4 cup cream-style prepared horseradish (you may substitute Dijon mustard for prepared horseradish) 6 slices reduced-fat provolone cheese 1/3 cup butter, ...