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Northeast Iowa farmer weathers extremes

A northeast Iowa farmer says weather conditions have gone from too dry to too wet. Tom Feldman grows corn and soybeans near Cresco. “Seems like one extreme to the next, going from a drought last year basically into a flood this year. But we... Read More.

MO cattle producers weather the extremes

Weather extremes are top-of-mind as cattle producers meet at the Missouri Cattle Industry Convention and Trade Show.   Missouri Cattlemen’s Association President David Dick raises cattle in Pettis County. He says the late-fall rains have helped improve the extreme drought... Read More.

Minnesota cattle producer adapts to weather extremes

A cow/calf producer in southwest Minnesota is adapting to weather extremes. Grant Breitkreutz of Redwood Falls describes 2023 as “another wild ride.” “We started out wet, turned dry, just another one for the record books I guess.” He tells Brownfield they turned away custom cattle in... Read More.

El Nino brings weather extremes to U.S.

A weather expert says the current slow-moving storm system that is bringing blizzard conditions to the plains and mild temperatures elsewhere is bringing welcome moisture to places that need it. Meteorologist Matt Makens tells Brownfield in mid-December, the atmosphere started to show a pattern... Read More.