Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack on Thursday committed to helping increase testing of soil and livestock products around area of the East Palestine, Ohio, train derailment beyond some soil testing that has already begun around the site. But USDA's disaster programs right now aren't crafted to provide direct aid for producers who may be impacted in the area.
Lake-effect snow continues off the Great Lakes through Saturday. Cold morning temperatures will lead to frosts and freezes through most of the country outside of the far south through the weekend and for some into Monday and Tuesday. » More DTN Weather Commentary
Posted at 11:10AM Fri Mar 17, 2023 CDT
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In 1934 the worst drought in U.S. history took place in the Great Plains and covered over 75 percent of the country