Greene County Archives

Iowa Beef Checkoff Votes Certified

The Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship certified the results of the Iowa Beef Checkoff referendum last week, officially setting March 1, 2017 as the date collections will begin. The 50-cent per head checkoff passed with 56

Iowa Cattlemen’s Association Welcomes New President

The Iowa Cattlemen’s Association (ICA) welcomed their new president during their annual meeting on Dec. 10 in Ames. Mike Cline, of Elgin, is a fifth generation cattle producer and operates a crop and Angus-based commercial cow-calf herd

DeHart Named Provost Of DMACC Newton Campus

Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) has named Dr. Joe DeHart the new Provost of their Newton campus. DeHart is currently DMACC’s Executive Director of Institutional Effectiveness, where he oversees accreditation, assessment of academic programs, research and

Ernst Supports Planned Parenthood Investigation

U.S. Senator Joni Ernst says she supports the recent decision of the Senate Judiciary Committee to make a criminal referral of Planned Parenthood’s practices to the FBI and Department of Justice. She says this is an important