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Iowa recovering from devastating derecho

Six days after a derecho storm devastated Iowa, the state is slow to recover. More than 100,000 people still have no power and nearly half of all crops in the state have been damaged.

iowa storm - CBS News
3:58pm PDT - August 15th, 2020

Hundreds of thousands in Iowa remain without power after rare storm damaged thousands of homes

Iowans are calling for federal assistance after the storm with a wind speed of a Category 2 hurricane ravaged the area.

iowa storm - CBS News
1:44pm PDT - August 15th, 2020

Tens of thousands in Iowa still without power days after devastating wind storm

Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds pushed back Friday against criticism that she has been slow to respond to a wind storm that devastated the state five days earlier.

iowa storm - NBC News
8:25pm PDT - August 14th, 2020

GRAINS-Corn eases on profit-taking as trade questions USDA acreage data - Reuters Africa

Chicago corn inched slightly lower on Friday, as traders questioned federal acreage data and assessed the extent of storm damage in the U.S. Midwest.

iowa storm - Reuters
11:43am PDT - August 14th, 2020

Why Derechos Are So Devilishly Difficult to Predict

The destructive storms, with winds over 75 miles per hour, are often compared to inland hurricanes. But unlike a hurricane, a derecho can come out of nowhere.

iowa storm - Wired
11:17am PDT - August 14th, 2020

Monday storm impacted an estimated 37.7 million acres of Midwest farmland - Reuters

A storm packing hurricane-force winds on Monday impacted 37.7 million acres of farmland across the Midwest, including 14 million in Iowa, the Iowa Soybean Association said on Friday, citing estimates from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

iowa storm - Reuters
10:17am PDT - August 14th, 2020

Monday storm impacted an estimated 37.7 mln acres of Midwest farmland - Reuters Africa

A storm packing hurricane-force winds on Monday impacted 37.7 million acres of farmland across the Midwest, including 14 million in Iowa, the Iowa Soybean Association said on Friday, citing estimates from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

iowa storm - Reuters
10:08am PDT - August 14th, 2020

GRAINS-Corn eases on profit-taking as trade questions USDA acreage data - Reuters Africa

Chicago corn inched slightly lower on Friday, as traders questioned federal acreage data and assessed the extent of storm damage in the U.S. Midwest.

iowa storm - Reuters
10:03am PDT - August 14th, 2020

An inland hurricane tore through Iowa. You probably didn’t hear about it. - The Washington Post

An inland hurricane tore through Iowa. You probably didn’t hear about it.  The Washington PostView Full Coverage on Google News

iowa storm - The Washington Post
9:52am PDT - August 14th, 2020

GRAINS-Corn consolidates after rallying on U.S. storm damage - Reuters Africa

week high on strong Chinese demand (Updates with European trading, changes byline/dateline) By Gus Trompiz and Naveen Thukral PARIS/SINGAPORE, Aug 14 (Reuters) - Chicago corn ticked lower on Friday, pausing after hitting a four-week high the previou…

iowa storm - Reuters
4:33am PDT - August 14th, 2020

GRAINS-Corn set for biggest weekly gain since early July on U.S. storm damage - Reuters Africa

Chicago corn futures slid on Friday after four straight sessions of gains, but were poised for their biggest weekly rise in more than a month on concerns over storm damage in parts of the U.S. grain-belt.

iowa storm - Reuters
8:37pm PDT - August 13th, 2020

GRAINS-Corn set for 5% weekly gain as storm damage offsets crop outlook - Reuters India

U.S. corn futures on Friday retreated from a near one-month high hit in the previous session, though the grain is set to post weekly gains of more than 5% amid concerns over widespread damage after a storm lashed a key U.S. growing region.

iowa storm - Reuters
6:40pm PDT - August 13th, 2020

Iowa farmers assess losses after derecho storm flattens cornfields, destroys grain bins

Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig said tens of millions of bushels of grain stored at farm cooperatives and privately on farms were damaged or destroyed.

iowa storm - NBC News
9:26am PDT - August 13th, 2020

GRAINS-Corn, soy gain as exports, storm damage offset big crop outlook - Reuters Africa

Chicago corn prices surged to the highest level in nearly three weeks on Thursday as worries over storm damage in the U.S. Midwest countered pressure from huge government harvest forecasts, while soybeans climbed to a 10-day high amid brisk export demand.

iowa storm - Reuters
8:51am PDT - August 13th, 2020

GRAINS-Corn hits 2-week high on short-covering, soybeans gain more ground - Reuters Africa

Chicago corn rose to its highest level in more than two weeks on Thursday with short-covering driving up prices, although expectations of an all-time high U.S. crop capped gains.

iowa storm - Reuters
8:25pm PDT - August 12th, 2020

GRAINS-Corn jumps 1% to hit over 2-week high on USDA report - Reuters Africa

U.S. corn futures jumped more than 1% on Thursday to hit an over two-week high as a widely watched U.S. government report showed production in the United States would be below market expectations.

iowa storm - Reuters
6:45pm PDT - August 12th, 2020

GRAINS-Corn jumps 1% to hit over 2-week high on USDA report - Reuters India

U.S. corn futures jumped more than 1% on Thursday to hit an over two-week high as a widely watched U.S. government report showed production in the United States would be below market expectations.

iowa storm - Reuters
6:44pm PDT - August 12th, 2020

Hundreds of thousands without power days after US Midwest storm

The storm, called a derecho, devastated the power grid, flattened corn fields and left two people dead.

iowa storm - Al Jazeera English
3:12pm PDT - August 12th, 2020

GRAINS-Corn, soybeans rise after USDA confirms massive U.S. crops - Reuters Africa

Chicago Board of Trade corn and soybean futures rose on Wednesday as short covering and profit-taking emerged after the U.S. Department of Agriculture confirmed expectations for massive crops.

iowa storm - Reuters
10:55am PDT - August 12th, 2020

Instant View: USDA raises U.S. corn, soybean production estimates - Reuters

The U.S. Department of Agriculture raised its forecasts of U.S. 2020/21 corn and soybean production more than most analysts expected on Wednesday.

iowa storm - Reuters
10:40am PDT - August 12th, 2020

GRAINS-Corn subdued ahead of USDA forecasts, weighs storm damage - Reuters Africa

Chicago corn was little changed on Wednesday as traders awaited widely followed U.S. government forecasts while also trying to assess potential storm damage to Midwest crops that has raised questions over an expected bumper U.S. harvest. Soybeans were als…

iowa storm - Reuters
3:19am PDT - August 12th, 2020

GRAINS-Corn edges lower on caution ahead of USDA report release - Reuters Africa

U.S. corn futures edged lower on Wednesday as traders squared position ahead of a widely watched U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) report later in the session.

iowa storm - Reuters
9:14pm PDT - August 11th, 2020

GRAINS-Corn edges lower as traders await key USDA report - Reuters India

U.S. corn futures edged lower on Wednesday, as traders squared positions ahead of a widely watched U.S. Department of Agriculture report that is expected to show ample global supplies.

iowa storm - Reuters
7:52pm PDT - August 11th, 2020

GRAINS-Corn edges lower as traders await key USDA report - Reuters Africa

U.S. corn futures edged lower on Wednesday, as traders squared positions ahead of a widely watched U.S. Department of Agriculture report that is expected to show ample global supplies.

iowa storm - Reuters
7:49pm PDT - August 11th, 2020

UPDATE 1-Monday storm impacts some 10 mln acres of Iowa farmland - Reuters Africa

Monday's Derecho storm potentially impacted some 10 million acres (4 million hectares) of Iowa farmland and millions of bushels of grain storage in the top U.S. corn growing state, Iowa Agriculture Secretary Mike Naig said on Tuesday.

iowa storm - Reuters
2:23pm PDT - August 11th, 2020