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Welcome to Episode 50 of The Spokesman Speaks podcast. This special episode features expert advice on managing crops that were damaged by Iowa's derecho storm on August 10. Dr. Mark Licht (a cropping systems specialist for Iowa State Extension) encourages farmers to start with their crop insurance agents and walks them through their management options.
Below are resources referred to in this episode:
- Farming Community Disaster Exchange
- Farm stress management resources
- Iowa Farm Bureau donates $15,000 to the American Red Cross for derecho relief
- Watch for future derecho updates from the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship, USDA and the Governor's office, as well as Iowa Farm Bureau's Spokesman publication and The Spokesman Speaks podcast.
About The Spokesman Speaks Podcast
Since 1934, The Iowa Farm Bureau Spokesman has been Iowa’s leading agriculture news source, and today it is the largest circulation ag newspaper in Iowa. While the Spokesman newspaper is available exclusively to Iowa Farm Bureau members, The Spokesman Speaks podcast is available publicly, reaching farmers on-the-go with stories that matter to them. You can find episodes of the podcast here or subscribe and listen in your favorite podcast app, such as Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Spotify, iHeartRadio, Stitcher, TuneInRadio, or Radio.com.
We typically release new podcast episodes every other Monday. Episode 51 will be released on September 7, 2020.
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