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Farm Management Specialists Answer Extreme Weather Questions

August 17, 2017, 4:03 pm | Ann Johanns, Charles Brown, Steven Johnson

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.


Drought Damaged Lawns Need Help

September 12, 2012, 8:42 am | David Minner, Willy Klein

The drought of 2012 has taken a toll on many lawns across Iowa. David Minner, ISU Extension and Outreach turfgrass specialist, estimates that most neighborhoods have approximately 25 to 50 percent of the lawns showing some degree of turf loss from the drought and of the injured lawns approximately 25 to 50 percent of the turf in each lawn has been killed.