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ISU Crops Webcast from ISU Extension

By Doug Cooper, Extension Market News

A weekly Extension crops and weather audio webcast is available on the Market News Audio page. The webcast is produced and published on Monday afternoons, with Doug Cooper leading a discussion of current Iowa agricultural concerns with Elwynn Taylor, Rich Pope and other Extension Specialists. 

Flooded fields: all too common
Flooded fields are all too familiar. (Photo by Palle Pedersen)

The weekly Webcast is accessible from the ISU Extension Market News Audio page.

This week's webcast (click here to access) (Time 45:07) was produced  June 23. Elwynn Taylor, Iowa State University Extension climatologist; Rich Pope, program specialist and Ken Holscher, entomologist discuss the aftermath of the floods and excessive rainfall that has delayed the growing season for farmers. Holscher says mosquito populations will depend on the weather the next few weeks.

In addition, the latest Iowa Crops & Weather report indicates 50 percent of the corn and soybean crops are in good to excellent condition as of Sunday, June 22.

 Listeners may ask questions for discussion during next week's webcast by clicking on the link:

Doug Cooper is the ISU Extension market news director


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