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A hot, rainy weather forecast for the next week

An ag meteorologist says there’s more rain in the forecast for the Upper Midwest and Northern Plains this week. Drew Lerner tells Brownfield in Minnesota, Wisconsin, the eastern Dakotas, portions of Nebraska and Iowa “there’s a lot of rain coming up in this region.... Read More.

More rain in the forecast for Missouri

A state climatologist with the University of Missouri Extension says the spring weather outlook includes an above normal chance for rain in Missouri. The state has received some rain this week and Zach Leasor tells Brownfield a break from the dry conditions should continue... Read More.

CBO adjusts baseline forecast for next farm bill

An updated baseline from the Congressional Budget Office says there’s less money available than expected for the next farm bill, but a policy analyst says there’s no need to be concerned about it yet. Pat Westhoff with the University of Missouri’s Food and Ag... Read More.

Food Price Forecast for 2023: 8% Inflation Likely

UNDATED (HPM) - The U.S. Department of Agriculture predicts food prices won’t rise as sharply in 2023 but still could climb 8% over last year’s rates. Harvest Public Media reports the higher prices are affecting grocers as well as consumers.Robert Kimball owns Wohlner’s Neighborhood... Read More.