LATEST NEWS FROM Midwest (U.S.)

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14:49PM Jul 02, 2020

A Day With Vendors As They Serve Up Fair Food

AgDay TV
AgWeb Contributor

Photojournalist, Russ Hnatusko, recently to traveled to Ohio where those famous fair food venders are in search of a crowd. Russ traveled to Bryan, Ohio and talked to Mike Pence

14:47PM Jun 02, 2020

VIDEO: Virtual Show Rings Are the Next Best Option

Betsy Jibben
National Reporter

The summer show season is uncertain for many 4-H and FFA members who have been caring for their livestock and preparing the show ring for weeks. Some event organizers have

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13:40PM Apr 23, 2020

Smaller Processors and Businesses See Big Demand for Meat

AgDay TV
AgWeb Contributor

Photojournalist Russ Hnatusko introduces us to both a butcher and a family business in LaPorte County, Indiana working hard to keep up with demand.

13:46PM Apr 14, 2020

VIDEO: SD Smithfield Plant Temporarily Closes as State Stays Open

Betsy Jibben
National Reporter

The Smithfield Foods plant in Sioux Falls announced it was closing until further notice. As of Tuesday, 438 total workers have tested positive with COVID-19. That’s an increase of nearly

16:09PM Apr 13, 2020

Pork Industry Prepares for Ripple Effects of Smithfield Plant Closing

Jennifer Shike
AgWeb Contributor

The ripple effects of Smithfield Foods’ processing plant in Sioux Falls will have far-reaching effects on the industry, leaders in some of the top pork-producing states say.

13:31PM Dec 27, 2019

Physician Warns of Farmer’s Lung Illness Due to Wet Year

Betsy Jibben
National Reporter

This year has a reputation for being a wet one. It led to flooding, late planting and late harvesting. Sometimes, those wet years can bring long-lasting health challenges to farmers.

11:53AM Nov 22, 2019

Outdoors On The Farm Explores Pheasant Hunting, Conservation In SD

Betsy Jibben
National Reporter

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.”