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Natural Gas Shortage Forces Feedyards to Reformulate Feed, Packing Plants Pause Production 

While some in the cattle industry know the switch from flaked corn and wet distillers to feeding cracked corn was out of necessity, they fear there could be a huge increase in cost of gain.

A Break From the Record-Breaking Cold In Store Next Week

Brutally cold air blasted across much of the country this week, proving to be a challenge for livestock producers. While the worst may be yet to come this week, the weather could turn a little warmer next week.

Why Drought Could Be a Catalyst for Crop, Cattle Prices in 2021

U.S. farmers are facing a changing scenario this year. From wet conditions impeding planting in 2020, to now drought concerns creeping in, one analyst thinks weather could be a major market mover in 2021.

As the Great Plains see plunging temperatures this week, one meteorologist thinks crops in the core of the Corn Belt escaped major damage thanks to constant cloud cover. However, livestock producers may not be so lucky.
Rude Awakening for Crops, Livestock as Plains See Temperature Swing

As the Great Plains see plunging temperatures this week, one meteorologist thinks crops in the core of the Corn Belt escaped major damage thanks to constant cloud cover. However, livestock producers may not be so lucky.

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.

Rancher: “We Are Just Praying for the Best” With Blizzard

The bomb cyclone storm continues to move East. Ranchers are checking cattle in the middle of the night, as more than a foot of snow pelts of the Western Corn Belt.

Western Corn Belt Ranchers In Middle of Spring Blizzard

Ranchers are expecting conditions to worsen on Thursday. AgDay Betsy Jibben has the story with ranchers in South Dakota.

Nebraska producers may receive help from USDA.
USDA Opening 2 Emergency Programs For NE Producers Dealing With Flood

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is taking matters into its own hands, opening two more emergency programs for producers dealing with flooding in Nebraska.