Charles Brown

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Meetings for crop and livestock producers in south-central Iowa currently experiencing moderate and severe drought are scheduled for early August. Prior to the meeting start, producers may have up to five corn stalk samples assessed for nitrates.

By: Rebecca Vittetoe and Joe Sellers and Patrick Wall and Charles Brown

Farmers in the southeast and northwest portions of Iowa are dealing with drought, while those in the north and northeast have seen extensive flooding. Losses due to drought and flooding are insurable under multiple peril crop insurance, and the August issue of Ag Decision Maker seeks to answer frequently asked questions about crop insurance.

By: Ann Johanns and Charles Brown and Steven Johnson

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will host a meeting on July 26 to discuss drought conditions that are causing concerns for both crop and livestock producers. The meeting will take place at 6 p.m. in the Fair Hall of the Davis County Fairgrounds.

By: Joshua Michel and Joe Sellers and Charles Brown

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will host two meetings on Aug. 9 in Keosauqua and Centerville to discuss drought conditions that are causing concerns for both crop and livestock producers.

By: Joshua Michel and Joe Sellers and Patrick Wall and Charles Brown

ISU Extension and Outreach will host a meeting Aug. 20 to discuss drought conditions that are causing concerns for both crop and livestock producers. Those topics include crop growth and development under drought conditions, feeding drought damaged crops, silage and crop insurance considerations.

By: Joshua Michel and Joe Sellers and Charles Brown

Knowing your numbers is key to the profitability of any farm operation, and whether you’re struggling to make ends meet, or simply looking to improve or do something differently, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach has an experienced group of associates and specialists who can help.

By: Charles Brown and Mark Olsen