Betsy JibbenNational Reporter


Articles By Betsy Jibben

Dec 06, 2019

Little Changes Make Big Conservation Improvements On South Dakota Farm

One South Dakota producer shows it doesn’t take big adjustments or investments to make a big difference with conservation efforts.
Dec 01, 2019

Harvest of Thanks: A Slow Recovery in Hamburg, IA

AgDay national reporter Betsy Jibben heads to Hamburg, Iowa for the Harvest of Thanks special to see how the town starts its recovery process and what farmers are thankful for this year.
Dec 01, 2019

USDA Meteorologist Expects Snowy, Colder Winter In Northern Plains

Harvest is still on the move as a new month begins. Some farmers hurry to harvest. Yet, some meteorologists say the weather isn’t looking good and may not get better.
Nov 27, 2019

Farmers Start to Receive Second Round of Trade Aid Payments

Meanwhile, the second round of China Trade Aid payments continues to go out. USDA's Farm Service Agency now reporting it has paid out just over $10 Billion to farmers.
Nov 26, 2019

Fair Oaks Farms: Letting Machines Do the Milking

Producers look at Washington to see if any farm labor or immigration laws will be passed to help the ag industry. Fair Oaks Farms in Northern Indiana, is moving towards robots for the very reason.
Farmer Roundup - November 2019
Nov 26, 2019

Farmer Roundup: What agronomic change are you considering for 2020?

Based on 2019, what agronomic change are you considering for next year?
Nov 25, 2019

Fair Oaks Farms Details Changes Following Animal Abuse Allegations

Fair Oaks Farms co-founder and owner sits down for a one-on-one interview. It's been nearly six months since the farm's reputation was stung after animal activists released undercover videos of alleged animal abuse.
Nov 22, 2019

Outdoors On The Farm Explores Pheasant Hunting, Conservation In SD

When you think of pheasant hunting, you may think of South Dakota. It’s exact where Chip Flory went for this episode of “Outdoors on the Farm.”
Nov 20, 2019

Late Harvest Causes Some Forage Issues For Livestock Producers

The historically late harvest is causing more problems and not just for farmers but livestock producers. AgDay National Reporter Betsy Jibben has more on the final stop on the I-80 Harvest Tour.