Midwest Rain, Blizzard: Keeping Cattle Safe Still Challenging – DTN Apr 3, 2019

🕔Apr 3, 2019John Widdowson saw the forecast during the week of March 10 and made a plan to keep his cattle safe in his operation near Gibbon, Nebraska. He moved his cow-calf […]

Farm Credit Strong Despite Ag Headwinds – DTN Apr 3, 2019

🕔Apr 3, 2019From a federal perspective, the Farm Credit Administration is as prepared as it can be to help farmers weather the current challenging economic times from continually declining farm income and […]

Nebraska: 60 Days of Bad Weather and Hard Times Apr 2, 2019

🕔Apr 2, 2019The recent string of weather events is definitely one for Nebraska’s history books. The key word to that sentence is “string” because it took a combination of patterns and extremes […]

Iowa Farmers Count Their Losses – DTN Mar 28, 2019

🕔Mar 28, 2019A small group of farmers on Tuesday looked out at what is normally their farm ground and the now-destroyed bins that normally protect their income. What they see instead is […]

Nebraska, Iowa Ag Businesses Struggle Where Flooding Hit Hard – DTN Mar 28, 2019

🕔Mar 28, 2019While historic floodwaters that ravaged northeast and north-central Nebraska and parts of Iowa are receding, agricultural operations continue to struggle to return to normal. Ethanol plants and feedlots, in particular, […]

Flooding Brings Additional Concerns for Struggling Ag Economy Mar 28, 2019

🕔Mar 28, 2019A Reuters news article this week stated that, “Frustration is building across farm country at what feels like a never-ending season of bad news.”  And an update from the Federal […]

Flood Cleanup – Avoid Compounding The Tragedy – DTN Mar 26, 2019

🕔Mar 26, 2019As people clean up after floodwater recedes in some Midwest locations, health care professionals remind people they still need to protect themselves even though the water is gone. This includes […]

Grain Losses Due To Flood – Uncertainty For Farmers – DTN Mar 26, 2019

🕔Mar 26, 2019Farmers who lost grain in their bins during historic floods won’t see any kind of indemnity unless Congress includes it in a disaster package. More details about federal resources for […]

Iowa: USDA Assistance Approved – Available Programs Mar 25, 2019

🕔Mar 25, 2019To help Iowan residents, farmers, and ranchers affected by the devastation caused by recent flooding, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue has directed the U.S. Department of Agriculture to aid […]

Nebraska Flood Aid: Huge Ag Relief Effort Takes Shape – DTN Mar 22, 2019

🕔Mar 22, 2019With ongoing flood recovery efforts in Nebraska, Iowa, and other affected states, there are a number of places farmers and ranchers can go for help or to donate. Livestock losses […]

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