Crop Damage Meeting July 19 at Marshall County Extension Office

July 15, 2011

In response to the recent storm damage to crops, Iowa State University Extension, Key Cooperative, and Centrol of Iowa will be holding a joint meeting at the ISU Extension - Marshall County office in Marshalltown, Iowa. The field event will begin at 9:30 a.m.

Mark Licht, ISU Extension field agronomist, and Ryan Risdal, Centrol of Iowa agronomist, will discuss agronomic considerations for storm damaged crops and future management decisions. Alison Robertson, ISU Extension plant pathologist, will be on hand to discuss the potential for corn diseases and fungicide options. Al Kiewiet, USDA FSA County Executive Director, will discuss crop disaster programs. Key Cooperative crop insurance specialists will be on hand to assist with questions.

The Marshall County extension office is located at 2608 S. 2nd Street, Marshalltown, below the USDA Service Center.

For more information about the program, please contact the Marshall County extension office, phone: 641-752-1551 or Mark Licht, ISU Extension field agronomist, phone: 712-790-7233 or

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