NEWS
Ag Losses Mount in Pilger
Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter
Fri Jun 20, 2014 02:24 PM CDT

PILGER, Neb. (DTN) -- Jeff Dinklage knew all hell would break lose Monday afternoon when the radar on his smart phone displayed returns of a deep magenta color near Pilger, Neb.

"I could just tell it was a very serious cell," he said. "I went to my basement."

After twin tornadoes obliterated Pilger and destroyed feedlots between that town and Wisner to the east, Dinklage and his family arose from the basement unscathed.

His farm's future is not so certain.

"I'm out of business right now," Dinklage told DTN Thursday. When a farmer pays an insurance premium, he usually thinks ...

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