Greene County Archives

Winter Brings Restrictions For Manure Applications

For some livestock producers, manure applications are limited after Dec. 21, but all livestock and poultry producers can benefit by avoiding manure application on snow-covered ground. Snow can prevent nutrients from reaching the soil and running off

DMACC Offering Safety Management Certificate Program

Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) is partnering with the Iowa Illinois Safety Council (IISC) to offer an Essentials of Safety Program Management certificate program. The training is designed for organizations looking to develop a defined safety

ICCI Derides DNR Director For Status Quo Budget Request

Earlier this week, the grassroots political action fund, Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement (ICCI), released a statement chastising Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Director, Chuck Gipp, for requesting a status quo budget for fiscal year 2018.

Grassley Retains Seats On Congressional Committees

Senator Chuck Grassley announced Wednesday that he will be retaining seats on the Senate Judiciary, Finance, Agriculture and Budget Committees in the 115th Congress. It is also expected he will retain his position as Chairman of the

STEM Business Investments Top $360,000 For 2016

In the past six months, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Council corporate partners have contributed more than $360,000 to support STEM programs across the state. Business investments in the program have continued to grow over the