The Farm Journal Midwest Crop Tour isn’t all clear skies, sunshine and 240 bushel corn. In fact, today, on the Eastern leg of the tour, scouts were met with severe weather and extreme variability in the fields.
Swarms of black flies are impacting livestock farmers in Arkansas this spring, reports University of Arkansas Extension. The population explosion is to blame for the deaths of a bull and cow in Arkansas County.
As winter rolls on, several places in the country are on pace to break some records for snow.
Many other areas in the Midwest are feeling brutally cold conditions.
AgDay Meteorologist Mike Hoffman has an update.