‘Polar vortex’ sends Midwest subzero temps
The whirlpool of frigid, arctic air known as a “polar vortex” swept through the nation’s midsection Monday, pushing temperatures across the region well below zero. FULL STORY »
High schooler among world’s elite livestock auctioneers
The nation’s top livestock auctioneers are vying for their chance to compete at the World Livestock Auctioneer Championship later this year, and among the contestants is an unlikely – but impressive – auctioneer. FULL STORY »
No break in drought this winter
The weekly “Drought Monitor” report showed few changes this week to the drought across the nation, and this trend will likely continue across much of the western half of the United States. FULL STORY »
Will Santa bring a farm bill this Christmas?
“All I want for Christmas is a farm bill…” is a tune some farmers may be singing this holiday season, but will Congress deliver or be a Scrooge? FULL STORY »