Extension News

ISU Extension Specialists Review Current Crop Conditions

6/17/2008

AMES, Iowa -- Four Iowa State University Extension experts in crop production topics discussed the effects of recent extreme weather on Iowa's crop prospects for 2008 in a special edition of WOI's Talk@12 program aired at noon Tuesday.

John Sawyer, professor of soil fertility and nutrient management'; Micheal Owen, extension weed specialist; Palle Pedersen, soybean agronomist; and Alison Robertson, plant pathologist, discussed steps that farm operators can take to mitigate some of the damages they have incurred.

You can listen to the complete program online.

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Contacts :

John Sawyer, Agronomy, (515) 294-7078, jsawyer@iastate.edu

Micheal Owen, Agronomy, (515) 294-5936, mdowen@iastate.edu

Palle Pedersen, Agronomy, (515) 294-9905, palle@iastate.edu

Alison Robertson, Plant Pathology, (515) 294-6708, alisonr@iastate.edu

Doug Cooper, Communications and External Relations, (515) 294-6275, levacheck@iastate.edu