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View From the Cab

Our 2020 View From the Cab farmers celebrate an independence to farm and take a break from it when they wish.

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Rural Health and COVID-19 - 2

In the second of a two-story special package on how COVID-19 is affecting the rural health system, DTN Staff Reporter Todd Neeley focuses on how a rural hospital in Iowa prepared to handle COVID-19, and the possible effect of COVID-19 on the bottom line on rural health care.

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Todd's Take

Because of how ag prices were depressed and financial prices were elevated in 2019, I found last year's economic mood highly similar to the year 2000. Unfortunately, the comparison continues into 2020.

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Ag Role in House Climate Plan

After months of hearings, the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis released a 547-page report that focuses on "rapid development of wind, solar, energy efficiency and other zero-carbon energy sources." The plan, with a long list of proposals for agriculture, could provide a boost to biofuels and promote carbon sequestration markets, but industry groups such the Fertilizer Institute warn against higher production costs.

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Rural Health and COVID-19 - 1

In the first of a two-story package on how COVID-19 is affecting the rural health system, DTN Staff Reporter Todd Neeley looks at how and why some rural Iowa hospitals are seeing a surge in COVID-19 cases.

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