Market Outlook with Dr. Elwynn Taylor – March 8

Dr. Elwynn Taylor, Climatologist at Iowa State University, will be the featured speaker on Thursday, March 8 at Lavender Crest Winery, 5401 US Highway 6, Colona.  The evening will begin with a buffet dinner at 6:15 p.m., followed by an update from Gold Star FS Grain Merchandiser, Mike Schaver. Reservations must made by March 1 to guarantee a meal.

Dr. Elwynn Taylor is the extension climatologist at Iowa State University, and is well known for his analysis of weather influence on the Midwest. He is widely recognized for his clear explanations of the complexities of long-term weather variability. Before moving to Iowa in 1979, he was a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Alabama. He was educated in botany at Utah State University and completed his doctoral studies at Washington University in St. Louis in 1970.

Dr. Taylor has published more than 200 articles reporting his research on the impacts of weather conditions, and his voice is well known from his regular Midwest radio broadcasts of crop-weather and other educational information. His explanations of Global Warming, Ozone Depletion, the El Niño, and other weather events and how they impact life and our economy are clear, insightful, and concise. All persons concerned with climate associated risks will benefit from Dr. Taylor’s clear and often humorous explanations.

Cost for the series is $75 and a single session is $25.00 (if not pre-registered cost will be $30.00).  To make reservations, please call the Henry County Farm Bureau (309) 937-2411 or the Rock Island County Farm Bureau (309) 736-7432. 

The Market Outlook Series is sponsored by the Henry and Rock Island County Farm Bureaus.