Latest News From Midwest (U.S.)

Students Raise Cattle For School Project, Serves In Cafeteria

There’s an assignment for its students that lasts year-round to spark interest in agriculture. AgDay national reporter Betsy Jibben shows us putting its own flair on the farm to fork movement.

1 year ago
NE Producers Continue To Rebuild Post Flood after Losing Half of Herd

While some producers near the Elkhorn River in Scribner Nebraska are in the process of cleaning up. AgDay Betsy Jibben heads to Scribner, Nebraska. She talks with Aaron Lange and Angie Lange.

1 year ago
Drought, prolonged cold weather, and the resulting lengthen winter grazing season, all contributed to a slow green-up in the Midwest this year.
Slow Pastures? Delay Fertilizer Application Until After First Cutting

Drought, prolonged cold weather, and the resulting lengthen winter grazing season, all contributed to a slow green-up in the Midwest this year. University of Missouri's Craig Roberts says focus on the second hay cutting.

2 years ago
Anger Over Anaplasmosis

The sudden death of more than a dozen cows leads a Kansas ranch on a frustrating odyssey.

2 years ago
Despite using the recommended antibiotic-mineral mix with a VFD to prevent anaplasmosis infections, manager Jason Lewis says the Division Ranch, Strong City, Kan., lost 13 cows last year to the disease.
Anger Over Anaplasmosis

The sudden death of more than a dozen cows leads a Kansas ranch on a frustrating odyssey.

2 years ago
Moisture came to about two-thirds of the country last week, dropping heavy precipitation from the southern Great Plains northeastward into the northern Appalachians, according to the U.S. Drought Monitor. But many areas remains in significant drought.
Wet Pastures In Midwest; Drought Intensifies In Southwest

Moisture came to about two-thirds of the country last week, dropping heavy precipitation from the southern Great Plains northeastward into the northern Appalachians. But many areas remains in significant drought.

2 years ago
Food, Direct From the Farm to Your Table - Part 2

New ways of marketing your product direct to your customers is a way of trying to stay ahead of the markets. Dierks Farm not only sells beef online, but also handles the logistics of how it arrives.

2 years ago
Food, Direct From the Farm to Your Table, Part 1

In today's show, we'll visit with a Pam Dierks of Dierks Farms who talks about how they had to diversify to a different type of marketing so that their sons could be a part of their farm. Part 1 of a series.

2 years ago