Elizabeth Williams

DTN Special Correspondent
Elizabeth Williams
Elizabeth Williams lives in Indianola, Iowa, and has covered farm management, tax, land values, federal farm programs, conservation and ag marketing issues for over 25 years.

Before coming to DTN, she worked as a writer and editor for Top Producer, Professional Farmers of America and Farm Journal.

Elizabeth grew up on a farm where her family raised seed corn, soybeans and fed cattle. Her grandfather founded a seed corn company in South Dakota. Her family still owns and operates Curry Seed Company. Her non-journalistic work experience ranges from spending nine summers detasseling corn to spending a year in China teaching English at an agricultural university.

Recent Blogs by Author

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  • A 2015 USDA study looked at health insurance by different commodities. Dairy farmers stood out as the group least likely to have coverage. The failure of the health reform bill last week in Congress means farmers and other small businesses will continue to struggle with issues such as annual premium increases. (Graphic courtesy of USDA)

    Insurance Problems Remain

    Shelving health-care insurance reform doesn't make the problems go away that face farmers and other small businesses dealing with annual increases in premiums for their workers or themselves.