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Jenny Schlecht

Editor

Jenny Schlecht is Agweek's director of ag content. She serves as editor of Agweek, Sugarbeet Grower and BeanGrower. She lives with her husband and two daughters on a farm and ranch in Medina, North Dakota — a perfect vantage point for writing agriculture and rural news.

Jenny grew up on a farm and ranch outside Billings, Montana. She graduated from the University of Mary with a bachelor's degree in communications and a minor in psychology. She previously worked as a police and courts reporter and assistant city editor at the Bismarck (N.D.) Tribune.

Jenny can be reached at jschlecht@agweek.com or 701-595-0425.

Sue McPherson's middle school Farm to Fork studio is showing Northern Cass learners careers and opportunities in agriculture, as well as all the ways agriculture touches their lives. The studio is part of Northern Cass's approach to personalized learning and a way to prepare them for their lives after school.
"It's pretty easy to forget that the rest of us can stay inside and not deal with these things only because there are people who willingly go outside every day and do the work. When you pull a package of hamburger or a steak from your freezer, remember the ones who raised the cattle and say a little prayer for their safety and well-being."
Volatility continues in the markets, with headline news leading the way, Randy Martinson of Martinson Ag Risk Management and Randy Koenen of Red River Farm Network discussed on the Agweek Market Wrap. They talk war news, export sales, Mississippi River levels, drought, cattle herd reduction and more on this week's episode.
Cass-Clay Creamery recently delivered more than 24,000 units of Giving Cow, a shelf-stabilized milk, to the Great Plains Food Bank — part of an announced donation of 82,000 units.
The USDA had some surprising numbers this week in the Crop Production and World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates reports. Randy Martinson of Martinson Ag Risk Management and Don Wick of Red River Farm Network discuss that, as well as exports, what a railroad strike would mean for markets, the Black Sea grain deal, an uneventful week in livestock and more on this week's Agweek Market Wrap.
Jenny Schlecht reflects on the little irritants on a farm, like the dust from pushing cattle or unloading corn and how it can affect parts of day-to-day life.
Randy Martinson of Martinson Ag Risk Management and Don Wick of Red River Farm Network discussed Russia's back-and-forth on the Black Sea grain shipping pact, weather, interest rates, supply and demand and more on the Agweek Market Wrap.
The company operates in Montana and Wyoming in the north region and Nebraska and Colorado in the south.
Randy Martinson of Martinson Ag Risk Management and Don Wick of the Red River Farm Network talk about the narrow trading range for corn and soybeans, export news, South American weather, Mississippi River water levels and more on this week's Agweek Market Wrap.
As of Oct. 25, 25,000 tons remained to be brought in. The company experienced a shutdown due to a rain event the weekend prior but expected farmers to be back in the fields by Oct. 26. Earlier, heat had delayed harvest.