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Straight Line Winds Flatten Northeast Iowa Corn

July 18, 2011
By: Rhonda Brooks, Farm Journal Seeds & Production Editor

Cory Cannon, Elkader, Iowa, is one of several farmers attending Corn College this week who saw destructive winds cut through his corn crop earlier this month. While he says he expects yields to be negatively impacted, the good news is the crop is beginning to recover.

Listen here for more of Cannon’s comments about the impact of the storm.

 

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RELATED TOPICS: Corn, Weather, Agronomy, Corn College

 
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COMMENTS (2 Comments)

sharon - coloma, MI
The 1 1/2 day session appears a litte pricy. It might be a good idea for past attendees to comment.​
5:39 PM Jul 19th
 
sharon - coloma, MI
The 1 1/2 day session appears a litte pricy. It might be a good idea for past attendees to comment.​
5:39 PM Jul 19th
 



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