I-80 Harvest Tour

Join AgDay as we travel the Interstate 80 corridor to check on our nation's harvest progress. National reporter Betsy Jibben will check in on five key states, from Ohio to Nebraska, to see how harvest is going and what the yield monitors are saying.

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    I-80 Harvest Tour 2017 Wrap: Tight Ag Economy for Row Crop Farmers
    11/08/2017 09:24 AM

    Farmers along the 2017 I-80 Harvest Tour have different things to say about their crops. However, most of the farmers say the agricultural economy and commodity price is the biggest challenge this year.

    AgDay national reporter Betsy Jibben talks with farmers about what they have to say about the commodity prices and challenges of tight credit conditions this year.

    She also speaks with Alan Hoskins, president and CEO of American Farm Mortgage, Ernie Goss, Creighton University Economist and Ashley Arrington, founder of Agri Authority about what they see among farmers as well. 

     

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    I-80 Harvest Tour 2017: Ohio
    11/01/2017 03:19 PM

    Typically, farmers are on the backstretch of harvest in November. Yet farmers in Indiana and Ohio replanted some of their ground due to rainy conditions and it’s showing up with a delayed harvest.

    AgDay national reporter Betsy Jibben shows it’s a tale of two crops between central and northwest Ohio. She interviews Josh Schumacher of Pandora, Ohio and Joe Barker of Antwerp, Ohio. 

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    I-80 Harvest Tour 2017: Nebraska
    10/18/2017 10:32 AM

    In the latest crop progress report, the USDA showed the Corn Husker State is 22 points behind the five-year average on corn picking, and soybean harvest is 34 points behind.

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    Nebraska Farmers Nervous About Late Harvest
    10/13/2017 12:27 PM

     

    Nebraska farmers have received plenty of moisture over the last week. Farmers like Kenny Reinke from Neligh, Neb., tells AgDay’s national reporter Betsy Jibben he has barely harvested soybeans and there may be a long harvest season ahead of him.