Ag Disaster Aid Added to Funding Bill – DTN Oct 1, 2021

🕔Oct 1, 2021
Farmers and ranchers whose operations were struck by natural disasters in 2020 or 2021 will receive new aid relief as part of a $10 billion provision added to the government […]

Farm Family Shares Lessons Learned from Derecho Damage – DTN Apr 13, 2021

🕔Apr 13, 2021
Some people chase storms. The Stalzer family are starting to wonder if they attract them. The Haverhill, Iowa, farmers spent $150,000 to rebuild grain bins after a 2011 derecho. If […]

Iowa: Derecho Rebuild on Track – DTN Apr 12, 2021

🕔Apr 12, 2021
Contractors believe they are on pace to repair and replace by fall most Midwest grain storage facilities and buildings that were pummeled by a derecho last year. The fierce storm, […]

Iowa Corn, Soybeans: Derecho Residue Management Tips – DTN Apr 1, 2021

🕔Apr 1, 2021
Corn residue management could be more challenging this spring in fields affected by last summer’s derecho. But there are steps farmers can take to minimize residue issues before and during […]

Derecho Aid Gets Blown Away from House Relief Bill – DTN Mar 4, 2021

🕔Mar 4, 2021
House Democratic leaders stripped a provision from the latest aid package that would have helped farmers suffering from crop losses — including losses due to high winds or derechos — […]

Better Corn Basis In Parts Of Midwest Reflects Reduced Production – DTN Nov 5, 2020

🕔Nov 5, 2020
Back in the height of summer, here’s what a central-Iowa grain elevator was bidding for new-crop corn: On Aug. 7, 2020: 40 cents under the December 2020 futures contract. Ultimately, […]

Iowa: Iowa County Designated Natural Disaster Area to Derecho Nov 5, 2020

🕔Nov 5, 2020
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated Iowa County, Iowa, as a primary natural disaster area. Producers who suffered losses caused by a derecho that occurred on August 10, 2020, may be […]

Iowa: Soybean Sudden Death Syndrome and the 2020 Derecho Oct 26, 2020

🕔Oct 26, 2020
The 2020 derecho left large amounts of downed corn as it swept across Iowa. Farmers faced the challenge of determining the best way to deal with this corn, which in […]

Iowa: Protect Yourself from Grain Dust – Video Oct 23, 2020

🕔Oct 23, 2020
Farmers should always be mindful of the respiratory hazards and associated health concerns with exposure to dusts and molds during grain harvest and handling. This becomes especially important in a […]

Corn, Soybeans: Smaller Supply Forecast, as Derecho Harvest Impact Grows Oct 13, 2020

🕔Oct 13, 2020
Reuters writer Mark Weinraub reported late last week that, “U.S. corn and soybean supplies will be smaller than previously forecast, as adverse weather reduced the acreage that farmers will harvest, […]

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