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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

Considering alternate forage crops

A forage specialist says the wet start to the year has impacted alfalfa production and quality, and dairy producers may need to consider alternative forages. Keith Johnson is an Extension specialist with Purdue University.  “One that I think about that might work is planting a late to mature soybean that would give a good quality …

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National ag policy forum at Minnesota Farmfest

Brownfield Anchor/Reporter Mark Dorenkamp will be the moderator for a National ag policy forum held during Minnesota Farmfest in Redwood Falls on August 6, 2019. Continue reading National ag policy forum at Minnesota Farmfest at Brownfield Ag News.      

Farmers’ working capital at “critical low”

The working capital of U.S. farmers is very low, according to the USDA Economic Research Service. Brent Gloy with Agricultural Economic Insights says he was surprised by the low number which is $38-Billion dollars for 2019. Although the report did not take into account the recent rise in commodity prices or the upcoming trade mitigation …

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Live hog prices soaring in China

African Swine Fever continues to spread across China wreaking havoc on its hog herd, sending live hog prices in the country soaring.  US Meat Export Federation economist Erin Borror says prices are at their highest levels since 2016.  “Seeing that price finally start to move up again is a signal that hog numbers are indeed …

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Authorities seize 20 tons of cannabis in massive California bust

Santa Barbara County Sheriffs Office(SANTA BARBARA, Calif.) — Around 350,000 plants and 20 tons of processed cannabis have been seized by a sheriff in California. The bust was so massive, it took authorities four days to complete, according to the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office, which directed the Cannabis Compliance Team to conduct the seizure …

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US-led Palestinian economic workshop opens to rejection, indifference

Brian Ach/Getty Images for TIME(WASHINGTON) — A U.S.-backed Palestinian economic workshop began in Bahrain Tuesday evening with no Palestinian or Israeli participation, facing rejection or indifference across much of the Middle East. Palestinian leadership had decided against participating in the Peace to Prosperity workshop in Bahrain’s capital, Manama, where Jared Kushner, President Trump’s son-in-law and …

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Amazon is doubling down on Prime Day this year

AdrianHancu/iStock(NEW YORK) — Amazon is doubling down on Prime Day, saying on Tuesday its annual make-down event for Prime members will be held July 15 and 16, after being a single-day event in years past. “Prime Day 2019 will feature more than one million deals globally, including the biggest Prime Day deals ever on Alexa-enabled …

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American Dairy Association of Indiana 30th annual Ice Cream Social

Brownfield Anchor/Reporter Amie Simpson will be in Indianapolis July 19, dipping ice cream as a Celebrity Scooper for the 2019 for the American Dairy Association of Indiana 30th annual Ice Cream Social benefitting Second Helpings. Continue reading American Dairy Association of Indiana 30th annual Ice Cream Social at Brownfield Ag News.      

Slow start for Kansas wheat

The Kansas wheat harvest is off to a slow start. The crop has been slow to mature this year. And now heavy rains in south-central Kansas are creating further delays and quality concerns says Marsha Boswell with the Kansas Wheat Commission. “Those drown out spots are obviously affecting yield because they’re not going to be …

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Pompeo makes surprise visit to Afghanistan ahead of next round of Taliban talks

JACQUELYN MARTIN/AFP/Getty Images(KABUL, Afghanistan) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made a surprise visit to Afghanistan on Tuesday, just days before the latest round of U.S. talks with the Taliban are set to begin. Pompeo said “real progress” has already been made, and he hopes to have an agreement by Sept. 1. But the security …

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Duchess of Cambridge takes over from Queen Elizabeth as patron of The Royal Photographic Society

Chris Jackson/Getty Images(LONDON) — Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, has picked up a new patronage that focuses on one of her favorite hobbies: photography. On Tuesday, the Royal Photographic Society announced that Kate, 37, was a patron. Queen Elizabeth II had previously held the role for 67 years. The Duchess of Cambridge is well-known for …

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A German village bans together to ensure there is no beer for Neo-Nazis

BravissimoS/iStock(BERLIN) — An alcohol ban in the East German village of Ostritz ensured that Neo-Nazis attending the Schild und Schwert (Sword and Shield) festival would be starved of a favorite German concert-going beverage. A court near Dresden called for a ban on booze at the music event, saying the festival had an “aggressive character” and …

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Pilot who crashed helicopter onto NYC building was lost, flying in and out of clouds: NTSB report

FDNY(NEW YORK) — A pilot who crashed on top of a New York City high rise building was lost and flying in and out of clouds just before the accident, according to a preliminary report from the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB). Tim McCormack was killed after he conducted a hard landing on top of …

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11-year-old Girl Scout killed by fallen tree at Indiana campground

jetcityimage/iStock(CANNELTON, Ind.) — An 11-year-old Girl Scout was killed when a tree fell in a “freak accident” at an Indiana campground on Monday, officials said. A 10-year-old girl and two women were also injured in the incident. The Perry County Sheriff’s Office said it received a call at around 11:30 a.m. local time about a …

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Flood Warning issued June 25 at 9:41AM 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

Women serving in the military reserves fight for paid maternity leave

Tara Fajardo Arteaga(WASHINGTON) — The thousands of women who serve the United States in the military reserves hope a piece of legislation will give them access to paid maternity leave. The Mothers of Military Service (MOMS) Leave Act is being considered by Congress as a possible amendment to the 2020 National Defense Authorization Act. If …

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Man charged with gunning down dentist outside office was allegedly ‘lying in wait’

Newport News Police Department(NEWPORT NEWS, Va.) — A man charged with gunning down a Virginia dentist was allegedly “lying in wait” outside the doctor’s office before the killing, according to court documents. Newport News dentist William Trolenberg, 65, was found shot in a parking lot outside his office just after 5 p.m. Wednesday, according to …

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Taylor Swift just trademarked her new kitten, Benjamin Button

Steve Granitz/WireImage(NEW YORK) — You’re not officially part of Taylor Swift’s cat family until you get trademarked. After previously trademarking “Meredith & Olivia Swift” — the names of her first two cats — Swift is now working on a trademark that includes her newest kitty, Benjamin Button. According to the official Trademark Office server, her …

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Investing in a Ferrari? The stock may be even hotter than a car these days

Morgan Korn(NEW YORK) — Want a Ferrari but can’t afford a car? There’s another way to own a piece of the legendary Italian marque. A Ferrari fan could spend $215,000 on the Portofino, the company’s newest convertible sports car and entry level model, or buy 1,335 shares of the company, which was recently trading at …

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Food allergy or intolerance?

Physical reactions to some foods are common, but most are caused by food intolerance, not a food allergy.  Healthy Living ~ food allergy or intolerance Continue reading Food allergy or intolerance? at Brownfield Ag News.