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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This 4-bean pod is all the more reason to love this new Latham 1.4!

Rain at Last!

It’s been a dry summer across Latham Country. After weeks of reporting “cool, dry conditions persist,” it’s good to hear that many areas received heat…

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Boeding soybean plot

Cool, dry weather persists

It was another unseasonably cool and relatively dry week across Iowa. Temperatures averaged about 4 degrees cooler statewide with scattered showers. Areas that have completely…

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Confessions of a Show Mom

I’ve attended the Iowa State Fair for about 30 years, and I’m “amazing amused” to discover new sites on the grounds and new foods to…

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Cool, Dry Conditions Continue

Crop conditions this week didn’t change much from last week across Latham Country. Cool temperatures persisted. While a few areas picked up some much needed…

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Erger Corn Plot

Wishing for Rainfall

The weather continues to be very good for crop development across Iowa with 77 percent of corn and 74 percent of soybeans in good to…

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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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