Betsy Jibben

Betsy Jibben

Ag Day National Reporter
Farm Journal Media

Poinsettias: A Christmas Crop with a Short Market Window

Christmas may be over and so is the retail market window for growers to sell poinsettias. That's because it only has a retail market until Christmas Day. AgDay journeys to a greenhouse during the retail rush.

Michigan Farmer with EEE Fights for His Life In Hospital

One Michigan fruit farmer is fighting for his life after contracting Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE). AgDay National Reporter Betsy Jibben visits the farm in Eau Claire, Michigan.

Rare, Fatal Mosquito Borne Virus Cases Grow In Farming Community

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services reporting four new cases of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) have been confirmed in Southwest Michigan, including two that were fatal.

California Sweet Potato Condition Update

AgDay National Reporter Betsy Jibben takes us near Bakersfield, California for a look at the sweet potato condition.

Larger Farm Journal Initiative Focuses On Conservation, Education

The Voice of the Farmer is a new exhibit located on the National Mall.
It's just one component of a larger initiative called, “America’s Conservation Ag. Movement.”