Winter Storm Remains Threat To Producers During Calving Season

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Winter Weather remains a threat to producers during calving season. This picture is from Jeremy Means from Eagle Butte, SD. ( Jeremy Means )

A massive winter storm is moving its way now in the Western Corn Belt.

Eastern Nebraska and South Dakota are receiving too much rain creating flooded pastures and turning houses into lakefront properties.

High winds, some wind speeds reaching 60 miles per hour, blowing snow in the central and western part of South Dakota into prime cattle country. The weather is pressuring producers to take action as many of them are in the middle of calving season.

AgDay national reporter Betsy Jibben talks with Mike Finley, a rancher in Sully County, South Dakota.