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Effective: April 25, 2019 at 9:22amExpires: April 26, 2019 at 1:21pmTarget Area: Davison; Hanson

Hot, windy weather takes over parts of western US

ABC News(NEW YORK) — Some of the hottest weather so far this summer is hitting parts of the West. In the last two days, temperatures have been near 100 degrees in the Pacific Northwest. It was 97 degrees in Portland, Oregon, and 99 degrees in Salem, Oregon, on Thursday. This hot, dry and windy weather …

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Hot, dry weather takes over much of West Coast

ABC News(NEW YORK) — Some of the hottest weather so far this summer is hitting parts of the West. In the last two days, temperatures have been near 100 degrees in the Pacific Northwest. It was 97 degrees in Portland, Oregon, and 99 degrees in Salem, Oregon, on Thursday. This hot, dry and windy weather …

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Wide-ranging crop, weather conditions Nationwide

    Across the Corn Belt, showers and thunderstorms are primarily confined to the upper Midwest. Drought continues to adversely affect some corn and soybeans in the southwestern and northeastern Corn Belt. On July 8, at least one-tenth of the corn and soybeans were rated in very poor to poor condition in Missouri (17 and 16%, …

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6-year-old girl heard asking through tears to call family is reunited with mother

KHOU(HOUSTON) — A 6-year-old girl whose voice shone a spotlight on the heartbreaking plight of separated families when she was captured on audio asking to call her relatives has finally been reunited with her mother. Alison Jimena Valencia Madrid and her mother, Cindy Madrid, were reunited in the wee hours of Friday morning at George …

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Wide-ranging crop, weather across the Heartland

    Across the Corn Belt, showers and thunderstorms are primarily confined to the upper Midwest. Drought continues to adversely affect some corn and soybeans in the southwestern and northeastern Corn Belt. On July 8, at least one-tenth of the corn and soybeans were rated in very poor to poor condition in Missouri (17 and 16%, …

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AFB economist: Trade disputes mean lost export sales, hurt farmers

The latest USDA data says through June 28, more than 5 million metric tons of soybean sales to China have been lost because of trade disputes. American Farm Bureau Federation economist Veronica Nigh says the resulting $2 loss in soybean futures prices has hit farmers hard. “We don’t necessarily know in advance that these trade …

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CME milk futures and most cash dairy down Friday

Milk futures and most cash dairy prices were down on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange Friday. July Class Three milk was down $.03 at $14.27.   August was down $.16 to $14.84. September was down $.13 to $15.26.  October was down $.08 to $15.49. The milk futures from November through next June ranged from four to nine …

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Four of the top five US defense firms to be led by women

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — At the start of 2019, four of America’s top defense companies will be led by women. On Thursday, the chairman and CEO of Northrop Grumman, Wes Bush, announced that he was stepping down and would be succeeded by Kathy Warden, Northrop’s current president and chief operating officer who has been with the …

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Body cam footage shows a 19-year-old with autism being shocked with a taser

WFAA(GRAHAM, Texas) — Footage showing a 19-year-old with autism being tasered by police has been released by a Texas police department. The incident occurred in the north central town of Graham on June 26, but the police body camera footage was not released until Thursday, July 12. The video shows Michael Moore, 19, being tossed …

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Elon Musk pledges to fix Flint water in homes with contamination

iStock/Thinkstock(FLINT, Mich.) — Elon Musk says he is redoubling his efforts to help Flint residents affected by the ongoing water crisis by pledging to fix the pipes in any Flint house with contaminated water. The 47-year-old billionaire and Tesla founder tweeted this week that he will also organize a weekend in Flint to add filters …

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Woman charged with attempted murder for allegedly beating 92-year-old with brick

iStock/Thinkstock(LOS ANGELES) — A woman accused of severely injuring a 92-year-old man with a brick is now facing charges of attempted murder and elder abuse, prosecutors said. Laquisha Jones, 30, allegedly attacked the elderly man with a brick south of Los Angeles on July 4, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office said. A “woman …

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SW Missouri farmer says crops take turn for the worse

A southwest Missouri farmer who described his crops in “garden conditions” at the end of May now tells Brownfield things have taken a turn for the worse, “The last time we talked, I was telling you things couldn’t be much better than they looked here and, we really haven’t had any meaningful rain since that …

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National Pork Board names social forces team

Twelve college students from across the country have been selected by the National Pork Board to tell the stories of pig farmers on social media. Wade Hutchens, a Senior at Illinois State University says he’s excited to include fun facts and historical details in some of his posts. “I think we’ve got to do a better …

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Iowa farmer shares his farm accident story

A cattle farmer in Southwest Iowa is one of the first to spread ag safety awareness through the “Telling the Story” Project. Rick Friday was changing a lightbulb in his barn on a 10-foot step ladder. When he reached the top, the ladder began to shake. He fell to the ground, breaking two ribs and …

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NPPC official reacts to FDA hearing on lab-produced meat

The Food and Drug Administration held a public hearing Thursday to provide interested parties an opportunity to comment on the technology used to produce meat in a laboratory and discuss regulations related to the technology. Dr. Dan Kovich, director of science and technology for the National Pork Producers Council, attended the hearing. “Well, it certainly was very interesting.  …

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The Trump Trade Strategy

Okay, I think I’ve got this right.  Tariff Terror Phase one:  President Trump threatens to impose punitive tariffs on imports from – fill in here your favorite nasty trade partner – and talks tough about his willingness to punish the trade transgressor.  This is when agriculture starts to get very nervous. Phase two:  For about …

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Boys rescued from Thailand cave are steadily recovering at hospital, officials say

Lauren DeCicca/Getty Images(CHIANG RAI, Thailand) — Twelve boys and their soccer coach who were rescued from a cave in northern Thailand earlier this week remain hospitalized, but are in good spirits and steadily improving, officials said Thursday. The boys, ages 11 to 16, and their 25-year-old coach were described as generally being in good condition …

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Trump’s criticizing May as she hosts him is called ‘appalling,’ ‘rude’ in UK

Jack Taylor/Getty Images(LONDON) — President Trump’s first visit to the U.K. since he took office has been overshadowed by fallout from a bombshell interview he gave to a British tabloid. In an interview with the political editor of The Sun, which is owned by media mogul Rupert Murdoch, Trump said Prime Minister Theresa May’s political …

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Info sought for new Missouri Extension Drought Impact Reporter

Missourians can report drought conditions directly to the National Drought Monitor to enhance reporting on-the-ground. University of Missouri Extension climatologist Pat Guinan says Missouri is the “bullseye” of the drought, “Here we are in the middle of July and conditions continue to deteriorate.” Guinan tells Brownfield Ag News information can be uploaded to the newly …

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China to import less soybeans for first time in 15 years

China is expected to import fewer soybeans in the coming year, the first decline in that country’s total soybean imports in 15 years. The USDA estimates Chinese soybean imports in the 2018-19 season will be 95 million metric tons, which would be a drop of two percent from the prior crop year. China is expected …

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