The owners of a sale barn in Kansas have been charged with writing more than $2 billion in unfunded checks and wire transfers. Their alleged fraud scheme has lost banks millions of dollars and is impacting cattlemen.
If drought conditions persist, producers could find themselves seeking winter feed options. The program will focus on what producers can do to maximize on rainfall or plan ahead for various scenarios this winter.
Flood waters are receding, but the challenges in recovery for farmers and livestock producers are just beginning. Beth Doran, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach beef specialist, recommends producers get out in their fields as soon as possible.