Wet weather delays planting

With heavy rains and flooding hitting much of the Midwest, this year is shaping up to be the opposite of last year for some areas of the U.S.

Last year’s drought was the worst in years, devastating crops and forcing livestock producers to cull their herds as pastures dried up and feed prices skyrocketed. Its […]

Safety tips: Food, water and flooding

With severe flooding across much of the Midwest, ensuring safety and public health is of the utmost importance.

This includes making sure food is safe before being consumed, along with water. Bacteria levels can spike after a flooding event, as public health officials in Grand Rapids, Mich. have noted. They expect to find elevated levels […]