An increasing number of farms might soon be unable to service their debt with existing assets. This means they face extremely difficult decisions and might be considering filing bankruptcy—which provides both opportunities and challenges.
Animal welfare groups have reached a milestone agreement with ranching interests they say would save wild mustangs from slaughter but the compromise has opened a nasty split among horse protection advocates.
AgDay's Betsy Jibben explains as she heads to Eastern Iowa for this report in this week's I-80 Planting Tour. She talks with David Walton from Wilton, Iowa; Sam Funk, an Economist with the Iowa Farm Bureau Federation and Mike Naig, Iowa Secretary of Agriculture.