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...the Flood Warning Continues For The Following Rivers In Nebraska...south Dakota... Missouri River Near Greenwood Missouri River Near Verdel Missouri River At Niobrara Missouri River At Springfield ...Read More.
Effective: June 26, 2019 at 10:01amExpires: June 27, 2019 at 2:00pmTarget Area: Davison; Hanson

27-year-old allegedly stabbed her identical twin to death

iStock(CAMDEN, N.J.) — A 27-year-old woman is in custody in New Jersey after she allegedly stabbed her identical twin to death, prosecutors said. Amanda Ramirez was charged with first-degree aggravated manslaughter in the slaying of Anna Ramirez, who was found lying on the ground, stabbed in the chest, outside the Centennial Village apartment complex in …

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Numerous hay challenges in Missouri

Hay challenges abound for Missouri producers. With the near constant rain, MU Extension forage specialist Craig Roberts tells Brownfield Ag News, “By the time our hay was cut this year it was too mature, so there’s some mature hay put up. There’s some hay that will be put up that will be moldy. Also, we …

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Just say thanks!

Commentary. In recent weeks I’ve received emails, texts and phone calls inquiring about my interest in sponsoring banners, trophies and/or offering cash donations for prize money for various competitions at county and state fairs and other events.  Some of those inquiries were for a sponsorship from Brownfield and others were requesting financial support from our …

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Chinese importers applying for tariff waivers for US pork

US Meat Export Federation economist Erin Borror says there could be a workaround so US pork headed into China no longer faces tariffs. She says Chinese importers are preparing applications for waivers on import tariffs for more than 700 goods imported from the US.  “Beef and pork were on the eligible products list,” she says.  …

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Cattle futures surge higher on demand expectations

At the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, live cattle futures closed higher on carry over support from feeder cattle and increased demand expectations.  Feeder cattle closed sharply higher on higher demand and the day’s lower move in corn.  August live cattle closed $2.12 higher at $105.37 and October live cattle closed $1.70 higher at $106.55.  August feeder …

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Trump says what happens in Putin meeting is ‘none of your business’

Mikhail Svetlov/Getty Image(NEW YORK) — Ahead of a planned meeting with Vladimir Putin at the G20 summit in Japan, President Donald Trump on Wednesday said what he talks about with the Russian president is “none of your business.” That kind of dismissal has fueled concerns about their previous meetings, some of which are under investigation …

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Former USC gynecologist George Tyndall arrested on sexual assault charges

ABC News(LOS ANGELES) — Former University of Southern California gynecologist George Tyndall was arrested on Wednesday in the wake of allegations levied by hundreds of former students who claimed he sexually assaulted them under the guise of medical care. Tyndall, who has been accused of molesting more than 400 female patients over his decades-long career …

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Milk production forecast lower while components remain strong

Dairy economists expect forage quality issues and rising grain prices to impact milk production in the Upper Midwest and Northeast. “Corn is now $4.50 a bushel, way up, and soybeans so we’re looking at higher feed costs and farmers have culled more cows, less heifers—you’re not looking at any big expansion in milk production this …

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Most USDA ERS employees say they won’t move to KC

A survey by the American Federal Government Employees says nearly 70 percent of the USDA’s Economic Research Service say they will leave the agency instead of moving to Kansas City. The transition from Washington D.C. to Kansas City would move more than 550 jobs. The ERS along with employees of the National Institute of Food …

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Prevent plant will include corn silage, and a lot of rules

A farm management specialist says prevented plant is the most confusing crop insurance product but it’s helping farmers get through this year. “Most farmers that are taking large amounts of prevent plant payments will have low to even negative net incomes.”     Gary Schnitkey with the University of Illinois tells Brownfield USDA’s Risk Management Agency has …

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Below says avoid extreme changes

As the season grows shorter, a well-known crop specialist has been recommending against drastically changing maturity. Fred Below at the University of Illinois tells Brownfield Ag News he got many questions about shifting to faster maturing varieties. “If they would be normally growing a 114-day corn hybrid, do they go to a 95,” said Below …

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USDA mulls acreage recount

The USDA’s National Agriculture Statistics Service (NASS) is considering the possibility of re-surveying planted acreage numbers. The latest survey of planted acres and acres left to plant was done the first couple of weeks in June when many farmers hadn’t yet planted because of weather. The USDA will look at the percent of unplanted acres …

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Leaving for G20 in Osaka, Trump complains about US defense pact with Japan

AlxeyPnferov/iStock(WASHINGTON) — Just before taking off on Air Force One for the G20 summit in Osaka, President Donald Trump complained about the longstanding U.S. defense pact with Japan, America’s closest ally in Asia, and bashed some member countries for using the United States as a “piggy bank.” The president accused member countries of the G20 …

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In South Korea, specialized schools train wannabe YouTubers

ABC News(SEOUL) — Eileen Lee, 41, ditched her well-paying job at one of the top conglomerates in South Korea to become a YouTuber. Lee, who now runs her own firm, believes that a YouTube channel about successful consulting strategies will help expand her business. Even with her busy work schedule, twice a week she drives …

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Defense lawyer floats ‘revenge suicide’ theory for missing Connecticut mom Jennifer Dulos

New Canaan Police Department(NEW YORK) — The defense attorney for the estranged husband of a missing Connecticut mother of five is considering a “revenge suicide hypothesis as an explanation for her disappearance,” he told reporters on Wednesday. Jennifer Dulos vanished on May 24 amid the couple’s contentious custody battle over their five children. Investigators believe …

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Delta, JetBlue offering waivers for Dominican Republic flights after spate of US deaths

Boarding1Now/iStock(NEW YORK) — Delta and JetBlue are offering waivers for tickets to the Dominican Republic following the deaths of several U.S. tourists in the Caribbean country. Delta is offering options for Dominican-bound travelers “due to recent events,” airline officials said on Wednesday. JetBlue is also offering similar options. Delta travelers ticketed to Punta Cana in …

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One of the world’s largest cities is facing a devastating drought

stevanovicigor/iStock(NEW YORK) — One of the world’s largest cities is grappling with a water crisis that, at least in the short term, can only be fixed by rain. Chennai, the fourth-largest city in India with an estimated population in excess of 10 million, is facing a water crisis that’s prompting people to scavenge for whatever …

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Report: Robots could replace 20M manufacturing jobs worldwide by 2030

iStock(NEW YORK) — Robots are estimated to replace about 20 million manufacturing jobs by 2030, according to a new report. The global stock of industrial robots has more than doubled since 2010, and the rise of robots has already had a “profound effect” on industrial employment around the world, according to a report released Wednesday …

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Top NRA executive Chris Cox resigns amid tumultuous time for the gun group

Scott Olson/Getty Images(FAIRFAX, Va.) — A high-ranking leader of the NRA has resigned amid growing turmoil in the gun group. Chris Cox has stepped down from his post as the NRA’s chief lobbyist and principal political strategist for the Institute for Legislative Action — the lobbying arm for the NRA, according to Andrew Arulanandum, the …

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Flood Warning issued June 26 at 10:01AM MDT until further notice by NWS

…The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Nebraska…South Dakota… Missouri River Near Greenwood Missouri River Near Verdel Missouri River At Niobrara Missouri River At Springfield