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Soil Health Minute: A Talk with Soil Science Expert Ray Weil

At hte most recent Midwest Cover Crops Council, North Dakota State University Soil Health Specialist Abbey Wick sat down with one of the legends in the field, Ray Weil from ...

AgweekTV Full Show: Managing risk, a new barn for healthy pigs, soil science expert

This week on AgweekTV, we'll have some advice for farmers and agribusinesses for managing risk in these tough economic times. We'll take you to a brand new pig barn in ...

AgweekTV: A Cool Start to Spring

Meteorologist John Wheeler gives this week's agriweather forecast on AgweekTV. To watch the complete episode, click here.

AgweekTV: A New Barn for Healthy Pigs

Fairview Colony strives for antibiotic-free pigs with its state-of-the-art facility. Watch the full episode of AgweekTV on Get the latest agri-weather outlook with WDAY's John Wheeler Learn more about ...

Cattle in a South Dakota pasture. Forum News Service file photo

Heitkamp: ‘Cow patty’ emission rule eliminated in budget bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D.ND., said Friday that the government funding bill signed into law contains her bipartisan bill to exempt farmers, ranchers, and livestock markets from ...

Trump signs giant spending package after veto threat

Despite threatening a veto, President Trump signed into law a $1.3 trillion spending bill that addresses several agricultural priorities, including revisions to the Section 199A tax benefit and an exemption ...

Trump signs $1.3 trillion spending bill despite veto threat on Twitter

Just hours after threatening a veto , President Donald Trump said Friday afternoon that he had signed the sweeping $1.3 trillion spending bill passed by Congress early Friday and averted ...

Corn in a field west of Letcher. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Ag industry pans Trump's China tariffs

President Donald Trump didn't make any friends in the agriculture industry Thursday. Trump announced $60 billion worth of annual tariffs on Chinese imports in a retaliatory move for China's assumed ...

The Capitol dome in Washington, March 21, 2018. (Erin Schaff/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)

Congress passes $1.3 trillion, 2,232-page budget with little time to spare

WASHINGTON - Congress cleared a sweeping $1.3 trillion spending bill early Friday that doles out enormous increases to military and domestic programs alike, as Republicans and Democrats joined to block ...

Winter storm warning issued for late Friday into Saturday morning, 6 inches of snow expected in F-M

(WDAY/WDAZ) Another round of heavy, wet snow threatens much of the region. Heavy snow is expected to begin early Friday across western North Dakota, spreading into the Devils Lake and ...
John Wheeler

John was born in Baton Rouge, LA, and grew up near Birmingham, Alabama. As a teenager, his family moved to Madison, Wisconsin, and later to a small town in northeast Iowa. John traces his early interest in weather to the difference in climate between Alabama and Wisconsin. He is a graduate of Iowa State University with a degree in meteorology. Like any meteorologist, John is intrigued by extremes of weather, especially arctic air outbreaks and winter storms.  John has been known to say he prefers his summers to be hot but in winter, he prefers the cold.  When away from work, John enjoys long-distance running and reading.  John has been a meteorologist at WDAY since May of 1985.

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