Betsy JibbenNational Reporter



Articles By Betsy Jibben

Aug 05, 2020

Cooler Temperatures Continue for Now

A portion of the country is experiencing “cooler” temperatures, but it may not last for long.

Jul 31, 2020

Zippy Duvall on Battling COVID-19 In His Own Words

Zippy Duvall on Battling COVID-19 In His Own Words

Jul 30, 2020

Mystery Seeds Sprout Uncertainty: Hear from Man Who Received Them

Mystery Seeds Sprout Uncertainty, Hear from Man Who Received Them Saltzer received seeds days ago. AgDay's Betsy Jibben asked, “Why do you think you received this package which appears to be coming from China?”

Jul 23, 2020

COVID-19 Continues to Bring Anxiety But Hope for New Aid

U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue says the department is looking at options for future coronavirus relief for producers.

Jul 22, 2020

AFBF President Recovers from COVID-19

Terri Moore, an American Farm Bureau Federation representative, says President Zippy Duvall tested negative for COVID-19 on Tuesday. This comes after Duvall tested positive earlier in the month.

Jul 17, 2020

Pop-Up Showers Possible

Some areas should receive some pop-up showers and thunderstorms but not all areas will receive it.

Jul 15, 2020

Corn, Soybeans Take A Hit from Heat but Not Blueberries

Stover's Farm Market and U-Pic is running in Berrien Springs, Mich. Customers are coming to buy and pick as Stover says the blueberry crop is a good one this year.

Jul 14, 2020

A Recap of Market Movement

The largest daily corn sales to China and the fourth largest sales to any destination was announced Tuesday morning. USDA said daily corn sales totaling roughly 1.762 million metric tons will go to China for 2020-2021.

Jul 10, 2020

Analyst: June PPD "Blowing the Doors Off Anything We've Seen Before"

The pandemic continues to impact some dairy farmer’s bottom lines. Some dairy producers will likely receive a smaller milk check than they anticipated later this month due to the producer price differential (PPD).