ISU Extension to hold storm damage meeting

TELEGRAPH PHOTO - Farm north of Toledo that was one of many damaged during the August 10 derecho.

MARSHALLTOWN – Marshall County and Tama County Iowa State Extension and Outreach is organizing a Derecho Storm Damage meeting together. It will bring together ISU Extension Agronomy, Ag Engineering, livestock and insurance specialists. Speakers will cover assessing the crop, grain quality issues, and timing/plans for harvest given the condition of the crop as well as crop insurance information and more. It will be held on September 8th at 6:00pm at the Central Iowa Fairgrounds – 1308 East Olive Street, Marshalltown, IA 50158. RSVP is requested. You can send RSVPs to these contacts: Marshall County to apieper@iastate.edu or call 641-752-1551 Tama County to cbruene@iastate.edu or call 641-484-2703. Space will be limited for spacing requirements. This event is free and open to the public.

Due to COVID-­19 the meeting will abide by social distancing protocols and chairs will be placed accordingly. Face coverings are encouraged and will be available.