As Iowa farmers are in the fields bringing in the harvest, KWWL gets ready for a special report on some of the challenges facing farmers today.

GROWING FORWARD: THE FUTURE OF FARMING examines the impact of the trade war, the stresses of the business and the changing technology, as well as the issue of what happens to the family farm if no-one’s left to work it. From dairy to hogs to corn and soybeans, our one-hour special will air Wednesday, November 20 beginning at 6 pm.

Join Ron Steele and Abby Turpin as they hear from some Iowa farmers and a panel of experts about those issues critical to Iowa’s economic future.

Trends behind the tractor: farmers battle financials

Whether its mountainous equipment and maintenance costs, watching the markets and gauging when to sell, or making up the difference between land and commodity costs, every farmer devotes a hefty amount of time to finances.

Meet ‘Growing Forward’ panelist: Kate Edwards

Meet Kate Edwards, a direct market farmer selling vegetables grown following organic practices to over 200 families through a Community Supported Agriculture program. Edwards grew up always

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TRACKING: More rain moves in Wednesday night

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