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Addressing mental health care issues in rural America

From a weakening ag economy to financial instability, the stress factors that impact rural America are unique. Julie Lux with Rural Minds says the first step to addressing mental health in rural America is changing the mindset about mental illness. AUDIO: Healthy Living on mental... Read More.

Improved conditions in South America weigh on U.S. markets

A market analyst says the improved weather in the dry crop growing areas of South America isn’t helping U.S. grain and oilseed prices as the New Year begins. But Don Roose with U.S. Commodities tells Brownfield the damage has already been done to Brazil’s... Read More.

Hunger in rural America

Commentary. Christmas is just days away. The house smells of evergreen, cinnamon, and gingerbread. The halls are decked, presents are wrapped, and you can hear Faron Young singing Christmas carols when you step in the back door of our house.  We are blessed this Christmas season. Like... Read More.

South America production concerns help strengthen soybean markets

A market analyst says dry weather in portions of Brazil continues to delay planting progress and supply concerns continue to bring strength to U.S. soybean prices. Tim Marsh with Summit Commodities tells Brownfield the stronger soybean market is likely to stick around through December. “We... Read More.

Dry conditions getting more serious for South America

An agricultural meteorologist says the weather situation in South America is getting serious. Drew Lerner with World Weather Incorporated says relief from the dry conditions aren’t expected anytime soon in Brazil. “Looking at the end of the two week forecast maps, I started... Read More.

Dry weather in South America might bring export biz to U.S.

A grain market analyst says the U.S. might get more export business if the developing weather problem in South America doesn’t change in the next few weeks. Dan Basse with Ag Resource Company tells Brownfield northern Brazil is dry, causing germination problems with the... Read More.

Michigan Turkey highlighted in Biden’s Rural America Event Series

The USDA’s Deputy Secretary says the Biden administration is continuing to invest in rural communities despite uncertainties in Congress. Xochitl Torres Small tells Brownfield the agency is prioritizing funding already secured for farmers until a new farm bill is passed. “It creates an opportunity especially... Read More.