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...the Flood Warning Continues For The Following Rivers In Nebraska...south Dakota... Missouri River Near Greenwood Missouri River At Niobrara Missouri River At Springfield James River At Huron ...Read More.
Effective: January 20, 2020 at 8:05amExpires: January 27, 2020 at 3:05pmTarget Area: Davison; Hanson

Grassley says ‘RINs for exports’ would undermine RFS

A final proposal on RFS revisions could be released by the White House this week—possibly as early as today. A provision to make ethanol exports eligible for RINs—Renewable Identification Numbers—is expected to be part of the plan. But Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley says that would detract from the real purpose of the RFS in the …

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Organic industry cracks down on fraud

This summer the Organic Trade Association is piloting a program to prevent and detect organic fraud. CEO Laura Batcha tells Brownfield they want to see any loopholes in organic regulations closed and more collaboration across government agencies when it comes to enforcement.  “We think about the organic seal as this master brand on all the …

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NCGA fights to protect ethanol as it promotes new uses for corn

CEO Chris Novak tells Brownfield NCGA and other groups filed their petition this week with the EPA to force it to make up for lost biofuels volumes because of inappropriate waivers given to refiners, “We fully expect EPA to deny that petition, deny that request that we have filed. And, yet, then that is the next …

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Fashion designer Kate Spade found dead in apparent suicide

Andrew Toth/FilmMagic via GettyImages(NEW YORK) — Award-winning fashion designer Kate Spade was found hanged in her Park Avenue apartment on Tuesday, the New York Police Department has confirmed to ABC News. She was 55. Police were called to the apartment by a household employee at about 10 a.m. They are treating the death as an …

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This world leader makes a mess of Parliament but then grabs a mop to delight of cleaning crew

ABC News(AMSTERDAM) — Most politicians could stand to spruce up their image but the Dutch prime minister made a nearly clean sweep of things Tuesday after accidentally dropping his cup of coffee on the way to Parliament. Mark Rutte, who has led the Netherlands since 2010, took a hands-on approach to sopping up his mess …

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How Apple plans to help you spend less time on your iPhone

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — If you want to curb your kids’ screen time or your own, you have an unlikely ally in the battle against phone addiction. Apple’s latest software update, iOS 12, will come with new tools to help users control the amount of time they spend on their iPhones and iPads. Here are the …

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‘Swatting’ prank reported at home of Parkland teen activist David Hogg

ABC News(NEW YORK) — A hoax call to police was reported Tuesday morning at the Florida home of Parkland activist David Hogg, county officials said. Someone called authorities at 8:39 a.m. claiming there was a barricaded person at Hogg’s Parkland home, according to the Broward County Sheriff’s Office. SWAT officers responded and found no one …

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Harvey Weinstein pleads not guilty to rape charges

Drew Angerer/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Movie mogul Harvey Weinstein Tuesday pleaded not guilty to rape and criminal sex act charges in a New York City courtroom. Weinstein, 66, wearing dark jeans, a blazer and white shirt, answered “not guilty” in a soft voice when asked how he pleaded to the indictment by a Manhattan grand …

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New information on the cost of buying and renting ag land

  Senior Business Economist David Oppedahl with the Federal Reserve Bank in Chicago has some new information on what it costs to buy and rent ag land. Continue reading New information on the cost of buying and renting ag land at Brownfield Ag News.      

Yogurt before high fat meals reduces risky inflammation

A new study of women shows low-fat yogurt eaten before a meal helps reduce the risk of inflammation in the body, which is linked to several diseases. Dr. Chris Cifelli with the National Dairy Council, which funded the study, tells Brownfield the women ate one and half servings of low-fat yogurt before eating high-fat, high-calorie meals. …

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Passenger’s suitcase arrives at Texas airport in shreds, American Airlines apologizes

Kristen Horabin(DALLAS) — Clothes ripped to shreds and covered in black grease and toothpaste. That’s what American Airlines passenger Kristen Horabin said she found Sunday when she went to claim her suitcase at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, according to ABC Dallas affiliate WFAA-TV. “The suitcase was shredded,” Horabin told the station. “Most of the clothes …

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Nine-month-old girl dies after she’s left in scorching hot car in Texas: Officials

KTRK(HOUSTON) — A 9-month-old girl has died after she was left in a scorching hot car near Houston on Monday, officials said. The baby “was apparently left unattended for an extended period of time” in Baytown, Texas, about 30 miles east of Houston, the Harris County Sheriff’s Office said. Deputies found the baby unresponsive in …

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Same-sex couple in SCOTUS discrimination case says fight for rights ‘going to continue’

AAron Ontiveroz/The Denver Post via Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — The Colorado couple that lost a Supreme Court discrimination case on Monday said it plans to remain “hopeful” and continue with its fight for gay rights in America. Charlie Craig and Dave Mullins said they were devastated on Monday afternoon when the top court sided with the …

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Police officer fired for hitting fleeing suspect with car hired days later by neighboring county

Athens-Clarke County Police Department(ATHENS, Ga.) — The Georgia police officer who was fired for hitting a fleeing suspect with his cop car on Saturday was out of work for just two days. Taylor Saulters, who was fired by Athens-Clarke County Police Department on Saturday for running down a suspect with his car, was hired by …

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New details tie suspect to 6 killings within days in Arizona; targets connected to his divorce: Police

ABC News(PHOENIX) — A man is now linked to the killings of six people over several days in Arizona, police said Monday, and it appears the victims were connected to the suspect’s divorce. Dwight Lamon Jones, 56, died early Monday at an Extended Stay America hotel after a police standoff, officials said. Jones, who allegedly …

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Lava flowing faster and hotter than ever as rescuers search for those trapped by the magma

USGS via Zuma Press(PAHOA, Hawaii) — A river of lava fed by the erupting Kilauea volcano on the Big Island of Hawaii and its many fissures was moving faster and hotter than ever before as authorities raced to find people who defied evacuation orders and are now surrounded by the bubbling magma. A lava river …

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Nebraska’s corn and bean crops earn high marks

Nebraska’s corn and soybean crops are cruising right along. Corn has a good-to-excellent rating of 87 percent this week, with soybeans close behind at 86 percent. Pasture and range conditions continue to improve, now rated 57 percent good to excellent. Winter wheat rates 65 percent good to excellent, with 72 percent headed, slightly ahead of …

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Iowa’s crops are looking good

With most of its spring planting problems in the rear-view mirror, Iowa’s corn and soybean crops are looking good. The latest crop progress report has a good-to-excellent rating of 81 percent on corn and 80 percent on soybeans. Hay and pasture conditions also improved with good-to-excellent ratings of 69 percent on hay and 63 percent …

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South Dakota corn is 70 percent good to excellent

South Dakota topsoil moisture is 73 adequate to surplus.  Corn’s in good shape at 70 percent good to excellent and was almost all planted as of Sunday.  Soybeans are 67 percent good to excellent, with 87 percent of the planting finished.  Winter wheat is 45 percent good to excellent, but only 30 percent is headed, …

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Illinois gets much needed rain

Much needed rain was reported in Illinois this past week.  Topsoil moisture is 78 percent adequate to surplus. Ninety-one percent of the corn is up and is 81 percent good to excellent. Soybean planting is 94 percent done, which is ahead of normal. Winter wheat is 98 percent headed and is 62 percent good to …

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