Neb. Livestock Disaster Losses Mounting
Wednesday, March 20, 2019 7:25AM CDT
Nebraska's director of agriculture said livestock producers have seen losses in the hundreds of millions of dollars from floods and blizzard, while state is likely to be rebuilding county roads for a considerable time.
Missouri Farmer Underwater, Again
Wednesday, March 20, 2019 7:19AM CDT
St. Joseph, Missouri, farmer Roger Ideker finds 2,000-acre farm underwater in latest round of flooding -- while he still awaits payment for past floods.
Farms on the Margins
Wednesday, March 20, 2019 7:13AM CDT
A traditional look at farm loans, delinquencies and bankruptcies suggests no real crisis in rural America, but people who work with stressed farmers say their workloads are getting a lot heavier because more farmers need help making ends meet.
Flood Damage High From Lack of Warning
Tuesday, March 19, 2019 12:41PM CDT
Flooding over the weekend in the Missouri River Basin quickly became more destructive than flooding the region faced in the spring and summer of 2011. Levees that held back the river eight years ago collapsed and were undermined by heavy water coming from multiple rivers. Levee breaches and topping continue down into northwest Missouri, as well.