This week's Thought Leader: With the devistation occuring on our farms and ranches in the midwest, we have invited Dr. John Newton of the American Farm Bureau Federation to give us the most up to date report on exactly what is going on.
Stories you need to know:
•Farmers are Experiencing incredibly Hard Times from Mother Nature
•The Ag Industry is Seeking USDA oversight of genetically engineered Animals
•Drones could help Reduce the use of Antibiotics in Livestock.
•Is Hydroponics the Future of Farming?
•Farmers Markets are Struggling because the Market is Saturated
Farmer of the Week: Anne Meis, who, along with her husband Jim, brother and sister-in-law, Joe and Pam Meis, and parents, Jim and Shirley Meis, own and operate a corn, soybean, alfalfa and feeder cattle operation southeast of Elgin, Neb.