Shannon Latham, Vice President

I am a wife, mother & serial entrepreneur. I’m passionate about pickin’ pumpkins and planning parties.  As Latham’s Vice President, I travel across the Midwest visiting farm families and trading recipes. Be warned… I sometimes brake for fresh cheese curds.

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Photo credit to Chad Ingels of Fayette County in NE Iowa

Crop Conditions Improve

Iowa’s crop conditions have improved as of July 27, with 78% of the corn crop and 74% of soybeans remaining in good to excellent condition with…

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Photo Credit to Darcy Maulsby

Seasonal Extremes Continue

The season of extremes continues. About 7 to 10 days ago, we experienced temperatures about 20° cooler than the normal as a Polar Vortex that…

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July 9, 2014 Crop Report

They say it’s time to make hay when the sun shines! After four consecutive weeks of wet weather, many farmers are finally getting a chance…

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More Wet Weather

It was another warm and very wet week across Latham Country. In fact, it was the highest weekly average rainfall since early June 2008. Wind…

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Iowa Ice Cream Road Trip

Guest Blog by Val Plagge Val is a farmer, wife, mom and volunteer discovering “fields of opportunity” in North Iowa.  She blogs at Corn, ‘Beans, Pigs…

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