ISU Extension http://tspr.org en Oltmans Brings Fresh Perspective to Keokuk http://tspr.org/post/oltmans-brings-fresh-perspective-keokuk <p>The new head of the <a href="http://www.keokukchamber.wildapricot.org/" target="_blank">Keokuk Area Chamber of Commerce</a> believes being an outsider will help her better do her job. Tue, 10 Jun 2014 19:55:02 +0000 Jason Parrott 54617 at http://tspr.org Oltmans Brings Fresh Perspective to Keokuk Rain May Drive Farmland Back to CRP http://tspr.org/post/rain-may-drive-farmland-back-crp <p>Farmers faced not being able to get their corn in on time have several options. They may switch acres from corn to soybeans or they may use “prevented planting “ insurance.</p><p>Though some farmers may go with a different option. Fri, 07 Jun 2013 20:16:10 +0000 Scott Stuntz 35218 at http://tspr.org Rain May Drive Farmland Back to CRP Excessive Rain Hurting Corn Crop http://tspr.org/post/excessive-rain-hurting-corn-crop <p>The extremely wet spring southeast Iowa is experiencing could hurt local corn production.</p><p> Sun, 02 Jun 2013 01:31:38 +0000 Jason Parrott 34848 at http://tspr.org Excessive Rain Hurting Corn Crop Farm Rent Up In SE Iowa http://tspr.org/post/farm-rent-se-iowa <p>The cost to rent farmland in southeast Iowa has increased substantially in the last five years.&nbsp; The increases have been even higher statewide. Tue, 14 May 2013 17:58:39 +0000 Scott Stuntz 33754 at http://tspr.org Farm Rent Up In SE Iowa Deadline Looms for USDA Discrimination Claims http://tspr.org/post/deadline-looms-usda-discrimination-claims <p>Women and Hispanic farmers who believe that were discriminated against by the USDA have one month left to file a claim with the federal government.</p><p>Women and Hispanic farmers who believe they were denied USDA farm service loans have until march 25th to file claims. Wed, 27 Feb 2013 21:24:39 +0000 Scott Stuntz 29576 at http://tspr.org Deadline Looms for USDA Discrimination Claims