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...the Flood Warning Continues For The Following Rivers In Nebraska...south Dakota... Big Sioux River Near Brookings Missouri River Near Greenwood Missouri River Near Verdel Missouri River At Niobrara ...Read More.
Effective: August 19, 2019 at 9:56amExpires: August 20, 2019 at 1:55pmTarget Area: Davison; Hanson

AFBF members want to evaluate the milk marketing system

Dairy farmers at Farm Bureau’s Joint National Commodity Conference want policy to modernize the milk marketing system. Idaho dairyman and committee chair Steve Ballard tells Brownfield they’re crafting policy to protect dairy farmers’ access to markets that will hopefully be adopted at Farm Bureau’s annual meeting.  “There’s a lot of dairy producers around the country …

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Drier weather returns to parts of the Corn Belt

Across the Corn Belt, mostly dry weather has returned to western corn and soybean production areas, but major flooding continues along several Missouri River tributaries in western Iowa and environs. Currently, rain has shifted into the eastern Corn Belt, where pockets of excessive wetness also exist. On June 24, topsoil moisture was rated 45% surplus …

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Hate crime charges filed in fatal Charlottesville car attack case

Abermarle Charlottesville Regional Jail(CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.) — A federal jury has indicted an Ohio man on hate crime charges stemming from a deadly car attack last year in Charlottesville, Virginia, authorities said. James Alex Fields Jr., 21, of Maumee, Ohio, was indicted on 30 hate crime charges, including several in connection with the Aug. 12, 2017, …

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Ag labor visa provisions stripped from latest House immigration bill

Farmers and agribusinesses hoping for a year-round worker visa program will have to wait even longer. The proposed H2-C visa promoted by ag groups including the American Dairy Coalition was part of Representative Bob Goodlatte’s Ag Act, which the coalition’s Laurie Fischer says almost made it to the House floor.  “That particular Ag Act provision …

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Senate farm bill discussion continues

Discussion of the Senate farm bill continues today on the Senate floor. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he’s pleased the ag committee included his provision to allow legal farming of industrial hemp. “Industrial hemp is a completely different plant than its illicit cousin,” McConnell says. “It’s time we get Washington out of the way …

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Iowa and Nebraska groups react to RVO announcement

More reaction to the EPA announcement of the proposed RFS Renewable Volume Obligations (RVOs). Iowa Corn Growers Association president Mark Recker says by failing to reallocate the gallons of ethanol exempted through the small refinery process, farmers are faced with the further destruction of ethanol demand.  Recker says ICGA will continue fighting to protect the …

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Trump, Putin to hold summit, Kremlin says

Steffen Kugler /BPA/Getty Images(MOSCOW) — The United States and Russia have agreed to hold a summit between President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin, the Kremlin said on Wednesday. The two countries have also agreed on a date and location for the meeting, Kremlin aide Yuri Ushakov said. Ushakov spoke to reporters after a …

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French butchers seek protection after attacks from vegan activists

iStock/Thinkstock(PARIS) — French butchers want the government to protect them from alleged attacks by militant vegans over the last few months. Jean-Francois Guihard, the president of the French Confederation of Butchery, Butchers and Delicatessens (CFBCT), recently wrote a letter to Interior Minister Gerard Collomb about the situation. The letter was published on the confederation’s website. …

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Supreme Court says forcing public employees to pay union fees violates free speech

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — The Supreme Court has ruled in favor of public employees’ First Amendment rights to decline to pay union dues, marking a potential blow to the funding for influential unions of public employees. The decision marks a big moment for Justice Neil Gorsuch, who voted with the majority and broke the tie from 2016 …

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Ford says new tech could prevent ‘phantom’ traffic jams

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Ever been stuck in traffic, grumbling to yourself over the cause of an unexpected slowdown, only to see it dissipate seemingly for no reason? According to Ford Motor Co., these “phantom jams” — spontaneous traffic slowdowns with no obvious cause — stem from poor driving habits, such as breaking too hard or …

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued June 27 at 6:10AM MDT until June 27 at 6:30AM MDT by NWS

…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 730 AM CDT FOR SOUTHWESTERN DAVISON…SOUTHEASTERN AURORA…EASTERN DOUGLAS AND NORTHWESTERN HUTCHINSON COUNTIES… At 709 AM CDT, a severe thunderstorm was located 7 miles east of Corsica, or 14 miles west of Parkston, moving southeast at 35 mph. HAZARD…Ping pong ball size hail and 60 mph wind gusts.

Severe Weather Statement issued June 27 at 6:10AM MDT until June 27 at 9:00AM MDT by NWS

…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 730 AM CDT FOR SOUTHWESTERN DAVISON…SOUTHEASTERN AURORA…EASTERN DOUGLAS AND NORTHWESTERN HUTCHINSON COUNTIES… At 709 AM CDT, a severe thunderstorm was located 7 miles east of Corsica, or 14 miles west of Parkston, moving southeast at 35 mph. HAZARD…Ping pong ball size hail and 60 mph wind gusts.

Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued June 27 at 5:55AM MDT until June 27 at 6:30AM MDT by NWS

The National Weather Service in Sioux Falls has issued a * Severe Thunderstorm Warning for… Southwestern Davison County in southeastern South Dakota… Southeastern Aurora County in south central South Dakota… Douglas County in south central South Dakota… Northwestern Hutchinson County in southeastern South Dakota…

Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued June 27 at 5:39AM MDT until June 27 at 6:00AM MDT by NWS

…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 700 AM CDT FOR SOUTHWESTERN DAVISON…SOUTHERN AURORA…NORTHERN CHARLES MIX… DOUGLAS AND SOUTHEASTERN BRULE COUNTIES… At 639 AM CDT, a severe thunderstorm was located near Aurora Center, or 15 miles south of Plankinton, moving southeast at 45 mph. HAZARD…Ping pong ball size hail and 60 mph wind gusts.

Severe Weather Statement issued June 27 at 5:39AM MDT until June 27 at 9:00AM MDT by NWS

…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 700 AM CDT FOR SOUTHWESTERN DAVISON…SOUTHERN AURORA…NORTHERN CHARLES MIX… DOUGLAS AND SOUTHEASTERN BRULE COUNTIES… At 639 AM CDT, a severe thunderstorm was located near Aurora Center, or 15 miles south of Plankinton, moving southeast at 45 mph. HAZARD…Ping pong ball size hail and 60 mph wind gusts.

Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued June 27 at 5:25AM MDT until June 27 at 6:00AM MDT by NWS

The National Weather Service in Sioux Falls has issued a * Severe Thunderstorm Warning for… Southwestern Davison County in southeastern South Dakota… Southern Aurora County in south central South Dakota… Northern Charles Mix County in south central South Dakota… Douglas County in south central South Dakota…

Be on lookout for SCN

A plant pathologist at Iowa State University says record heat in May resulted in the earliest presence of soybean cyst nematode (SCN) in his nearly 30 years studying the pest. But, a wetter and cooler June might’ve helped to offset those populations. At any rate, Greg Tylka is urging all soybean growers to scout for …

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Nearly 3,000 firefighters deployed as wildfire rages in Northern California

iStock/Thinkstock(LAKE COUNTY, Calif.) — A raging wildfire in Northern California grew by about 3,000 acres on Tuesday as firefighters fought to contain the blaze, which has already destroyed at least 22 homes and buildings, authorities said. The Pawnee fire has burned at least 13,000 acres in Lake County, California, north of San Francisco, as as …

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FBI agents storm JetBlue plane at JFK after hijacking ‘false alarm’

@JoshEiniger7/Twitter(NEW YORK) — FBI agents descended upon a packed JetBlue flight in New York after a radio error signaled that the plane may have been hijacked, authorities said. Authorities at John F. Kennedy International in Queens, New York, activated the airport’s hijacking protocols at around 8 p.m. Tuesday, just before takeoff, when the aircraft lost …

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