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The only thing more powerful than Mother Nature is the resilience of an Iowa farmer. And as you work to rebuild after the storm damage, Channel is here with recovery advice you need.

Find articles and actionable next steps from local Seedsmen and technical agronomists to help finish your season the only way a true Iowan can: strong. 

Storm Damage Recovery: Next-Step Advice From Channel Seedsman Dustin Fouch

Advice for Iowa Farmers From Channel Experts

Interview: Grain Storage Concerns

Channel Agronomist Matt Nelson offers advice for Iowa farmers worried about grain storage following the derecho.

Interview: Storm Damage Impact

On “This Week in Agribusiness,” Channel Agronomist Matt Nelson talks about crop damage and its impact on harvest and yield.

Moving Forward

Learn about the latest agronomic findings out of Iowa and get tips for this unprecedented harvest season from Channel Technical Agronomists Matt Nelson and Jeremy Miner.

Harvest Strategies for Damaged Corn
How Corn Standability Can Affect Harvest Plans

These harvest management options can help reduce the harvest losses in the wake of storm damage.

Harvesting Lodged and Down Corn​​

Minimize yield and storage losses with effective management of harvesting damaged corn.

Dealing With Stalk Rot
Harvesting Fields With Anthracnose Stalk Rot

Channel Seedsman Ryan Grable provides tips for harvesting fields with anthracnose stalk rot.

Corn Stalk Rots

Storm-damaged corn is more susceptible to stalk rot diseases. Get tips for saving what you can of your corn.

Minimizing the Impact of Ear Rot
What You Need to Know about Aflatoxin

Toxins like aflatoxin can be produced by ear rot and can be dangerous to humans and livestock. Learn how to minimize its impact.

Identifying the Causes of Post-Harvest Ear Diseases

Know how to identify ear rots to help determine if mycotoxins are present in your grain.

Ear Mold and Its Impact on Grain Quality

Learn to identify and properly harvest your affected crop to help reduce the impact of the disease.

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