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Mixed views on China’s need for soybean imports

There are conflicting views about whether China can reduce soybean imports. A report from Chinese state media Economic Daily says China can cut soybean imports by more than ten million tons by using livestock feed with less protein, using more rapeseed, cotton seeds, sunflower seeds and palm kernels.  China’s Ministry of Agriculture also says soybean …

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Wisconsin custom harvester says hay production down because of weather

A crop farmer and custom harvester says making hay has been tough because of this year’s weather patterns. Zeb Zuehls makes large bales for clients in central Wisconsin and says the hay he cut last Wednesday was almost dry enough to bring in three times but is almost charcoal black now.  “What was two thousand …

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Red meat exports starting 2018 strong

Red meat exports are off to a strong start for 2018. Joe Schuele with the US Meat Export Federation says beef exports are growing around the world, but US mainstay Asian markets – Japan, South Korea, Hong Kong, and Taiwan are leading the way.  “Through the first half of the year beef export volume was up …

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US officials to dodge Iraqi import laws by sending painkillers in diplomatic mail

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — The U.S. government has apparently resorted to packing powerful painkillers in diplomatic pouches usually reserved for sensitive documents in order to circumvent import laws in Iraq and ensure paramilitary medics are well-stocked in case of emergency, according to a new government report. The disclosure came in a State Department Inspector General report published …

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Black Women’s Equal Pay Day reminds and the continuing women’s pay gap

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The month of August, eight months into the year, is how far into 2018 a typical black woman must work to bring home what a typical white male was paid at the end of 2017, according to the organizers of Black Women’s Equal Pay Day. Black Women’s Equal Pay Day, observed Tuesday, …

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Europe battles wildfires amid massive heat wave

iStock/Thinkstock(LONDON) — Europe is still experiencing a major heat wave, but forecasters promise some respite over the next 24 hours as rain in Scandinavia and thunderstorms across the United Kingdom help bring temperatures down. In Portugal, an oppressive four-day wildfire in the south of the country flared up again Tuesday, a day after the Portuguese …

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FarmFest features four candidate forums

Rural Minnesotans are being reminded of the potential impact of this year’s elections as FarmFest gets underway in Redwood County. Farm management analyst Kent Thiesse coordinates the forums held at FarmFest each year.  He says this year there will be four major candidate forums featuring some high-profile races. “With two U.S. Senate seats due to …

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Opening ceremonies, Missouri State Fair

Tom Steever and Shannon Yokley will be on the ground in Sedalia for the Opening Ceremonies at the Missouri State Fair on Thursday, August 9, 2018. Continue reading Opening ceremonies, Missouri State Fair at Brownfield Ag News.      

Hoosier Homestead Award ceremony

Brownfield Anchor/Reporter Amie Sites will be on the Indiana State Fairgrounds Friday August 10 for the Hoosier Homestead Award ceremony. Continue reading Hoosier Homestead Award ceremony at Brownfield Ag News.      

Cheese Sculpture Unveiling by “The Cheese Lady”

Brownfield Anchor/Reporter Amie Sites will be on the Indiana State Fairgrounds Friday August 10 for the Cheese Sculpture Unveiling by “The Cheese Lady”   Continue reading Cheese Sculpture Unveiling by “The Cheese Lady” at Brownfield Ag News.      

Make it Cheesy Media Competition

Brownfield Anchor/Reporter Amie Sites will be on the Indiana State Fairgrounds Friday August 10 for the Make it Cheesy Media Competition.  She will attempt to carve the Brownfield logo into a block of cheese.  Go get ‘em Amie!         Continue reading Make it Cheesy Media Competition at Brownfield Ag News.      

‘We can’t stand it anymore’: Chicago pastors plead for shooting ‘carnage’ to stop

Joshua Lott/Getty Images(CHICAGO) — Pastors and community leaders in Chicago gathered on Tuesday to galvanize city residents to come together after 12 people were killed and 54 others were injured in shootings over the weekend. Darius Randall, a local pastor, talked about the “carnage” and “evil plaguing our society.” “We have to come together as …

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Watching weather before and after applying dicamba important

Dr. Rodrigo Werle is a weed scientist with the University of Wisconsin and the UW Extension, and he shares some of the early findings in their large-scale testing of dicamba drift and volatility.   He says knowing the weather on and after spray day is vital.   Continue reading Watching weather before and after applying dicamba important …

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Elon Musk’s SpaceX successfully re-launches rocket

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) –Elon Musk’s SpaceX successfully launched a Falcon 9 rocket for a second time early Tuesday morning from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida, according to a statement from the company. The rocket carried the Merah Putih satellite into orbit, which will provide internet and phone services across Indonesia and Southeast Asia, according …

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‘Kill me’: Parkland shooter’s alleged confession to police released

Joe Raedle/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Nikolas Cruz, the 19-year-old accused of killing 17 students and teachers at a Florida high school, said he felt “worthless” and repeatedly indicated that he wanted to die, according to a newly-released transcript of what Cruz told police following the Feb. 14 shooting. Cruz allegedly admitted to carrying out the …

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Ex-Marine sentenced to 15 years after planning ISIS-inspired terror attack

iStock/Thinkstock(SAN FRANCISCO) — The former U.S. Marine who pleaded guilty to planning an ISIS-inspired terror attack in San Francisco last year has been sentenced to 15 years in prison. Everitt Aaron Jameson, 27, was sentenced on Monday after pleading guilty to charges that he provided material support to ISIS and planned to carry out a …

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Only 25 customers still without power in Puerto Rico, nearly 11 months after Maria

Alex Wroblewski/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Twenty-five customers are still without power in Puerto Rico, nearly 11 months after Hurricane Maria hit the island, the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA) announced Monday night. Hurricane Maria slammed into Puerto Rico as a Category 4 storm on Sept. 20, 2017, plunging the island into total darkness, causing …

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Survey shows Americans hate online fraud, but call password practices “overkill”

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — A new survey of 2,000 Americans revealed that while fighting online fraud is critical, 81% of those polled call cutting edge password practices are overkill. The poll from analytics software firm FICO revealed 78% of those surveyed have trouble keeping track of their passwords, and 7 in 10 are sick of those …

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Survey says we hate online fraud, but also hate computer security

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — A new survey of 2,000 Americans revealed that while fighting online fraud is critical, 81% of those polled call cutting edge password practices are overkill. The poll from analytics software firm FICO revealed 78% of those surveyed have trouble keeping track of their passwords, and 7 in 10 are sick of those …

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Survey says millennials most want to take family trips; “cringe” at romantic getaways

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) —  A new survey reveals that millennials are the most likely to want to take a trip with their families. The poll, commissioned by the travel site Ebates, found that 61% of millennials want to travel with their families — and want to go on romantic vacations the least. The Ebates Summer Survey …

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