Betsy Jibben

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I-80 Planting Tour 2018: Nebraska

Apr 11, 2018 by Betsy Jibben
In Nebraska, the state’s USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) report shows oats were the only crop planted last week. 18 percent of oats are planted in the Cornhusker State.

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,