Betsy Jibben

Recent Stories by Betsy Jibben

Keeping Afloat as Net Farm Income Sinks

Feb 09, 2018 by Betsy Jibben
USDA anticipates net farm income to decrease nearly 7 percent from 2017 to $59.5 billion, the lowest number since 2006. Net cash farm income forecast to decrease down about 5 percent to $91.9 billion.

Perdue: Farm Economy is Fragile

Feb 07, 2018 by Betsy Jibben
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue is telling a congressional hearing this week the farm economy is in a fragile state.

During his testimony to the House Agriculture Committee,