Media Advisory: Iowa State University Agronomists and Iowa Secretary of Agriculture to Provide Ag-Related Storm Damage Update at 3:30 p.m.

August 12th, 2020

AMES, IA – Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Agronomists Mark Licht and Meaghan Anderson will hold media availability at 3:30 p.m. today to provide an update on the agricultural-related damage caused by the derecho storm that rolled through the state earlier this week.

What: Brief ag-related damage updates followed by media Q&A

Who: Mike Naig, Iowa Secretary of Agriculture, Mark Licht, assistant professor of agronomy and ISU Extension and Outreach cropping systems specialist, and Meaghan Anderson, field agronomist with ISU Extension and Outreach

When: 3:30-4:15 p.m.

Where: GoToMeeting link:, Password: StormDamageAgUpdate OR Teleconference: +1 (571) 317-3112, Access Code: 648-767-429


Keely Coppess at 515-326-1616 or
Melea Reicks Licht at 515-294-8892 or