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Effective: August 18, 2019 at 9:35amExpires: August 19, 2019 at 1:35pmTarget Area: Davison; Hanson

MFA applicators focus on early dicamba application

Missouri-based MFA cooperative is stressing caution to its applicators when it comes to over-the-top use of newer dicamba herbicides this growing season. Jason Weirich, MFA director of agronomy, tells Brownfield Ag News it’s important to remember that dicamba is not a silver bullet and is best used in the early growing season, “We’re really focused on using …

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Russia accused of ‘obscene masquerade’ after flying in alleged witnesses to Syrian chemical attack

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Russia has been accused by Britain and France of organizing an “obscene masquerade.” These claims come after Russia reportedly flew in several Syrians to the headquarters of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), who Russian officials claimed could prove the chemical attack in the Syrian town of Douma this …

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Parents meet 911 dispatcher who helped them deliver baby at home

iStock/Thinkstock(JESSUP, Pa.) — A couple forced to deliver their fourth child at home with the help of a 911 dispatcher on the line recently got to meet the woman they deemed their “real-life hero.” On April 17, around 1 a.m., Tim Benedict of Jessup, Pennsylvania, called 911 to report that his wife, Arlee Benedict, was …

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Will the North-South Korea talks be more successful than these historic summits?

Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — President Moon Jae-in of South Korea and North Korean leader Kim Jung Un are set to meet in a few hours on the border between their countries amid hopes the talks could lead to a formal end to the Korean War, or the beginning of a plan for denuclearization of …

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American Airlines sued after passenger who suffered midflight emergency dies

Oswell Family Handou(NEW YORK) — The family of a South Carolina woman who died after suffering a medical emergency midflight is now suing American Airlines alleging wrongful death. Brittany Oswell, 25, suffered an embolism while flying from Honolulu, Hawaii to Dallas, Texas two years ago. The lawsuit claims the flight crew never attempted to make …

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Bill Cosby accuser reacts to guilty verdict: ‘Women are being believed, finally’

Mark Makela/Getty Images(NORRISTOWN, Pa.) — A Bill Cosby accuser who’d traveled from California to attend the weeks-long trial in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, told ABC News today that she was “elated” after hearing the guilty verdict. “We [accusers] are finally believing in the system. The system is now working for us,” Victoria Valentino said. “Women are …

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Bill Cosby conviction: How prosecutors scored a victory against ‘America’s Dad’

Mark Makela/Getty Images(NORRISTOWN, Pa.) — After years of innuendo, allegations and ultimately two criminal trials — the second of which ended with a guilty verdict Thursday — Bill Cosby has been convicted on felony sexual assault charges. The actor and entertainer — known as “America’s Dad” during the 1980s and beyond — will be sentenced …

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Trump administration ends humanitarian program for Nepal

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — The Department of Homeland Security announced Thursday that it will end the humanitarian protection known as Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Nepal with a delay of 12 months to “allow for an orderly transition.” An immigrant advocacy group said the White House was turning its back on “vulnerable people.” There are roughly 9,000 …

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Florida deputies have no confidence in sheriff who presided over the Parkland shooting, union says

iStock/Thinkstock(PARKLAND, Fla.) — More than 500 deputies in Florida have voted that they no longer have confidence in the sheriff who presided over the Valentine’s Day shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School that killed 17 students and staff. Jeff Bell, president of the Broward Sheriff’s Office Deputies Association, said Thursday that out of 628 …

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Portraits of some of the ‘Golden State Killer’ victims

ABC News (LOS ANGELES) — The suspected “Golden State Killer,” believed to have committed 12 murders, at least 50 rapes and multiple home burglaries in the 1970s and 1980s, is now behind bars. The sudden arrest of 72-year-old Joseph James DeAngelo this week has shocked some of his victims and their family members, bringing their …

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Otto Warmbier’s family sues North Korea for ‘barbaric treatment’ of their son

Bill Pugliano/Getty Images(NEW YORK)– The parents of Otto Warmbier, the American college student who was imprisoned in North Korea for 17 months, have filed a wrongful death lawsuit against North Korea, charging that the regime tortured and killed their son. The complaint filed Thursday in U.S. District Court states that “North Korea, which is a …

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70-year-old Washington woman nabs ‘creeps’ who burglarized her home

KOMO(GIG HARBOR, Wash.) — A Washington state woman said she was determined to catch the “creeps” who recently burglarized her home and made off with electronics, jewelry, credit cards and even her family letters. Instead of panicking after the robbery, Mavi McFarlane, 70, said she chose to investigate the crime herself and she got a …

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Precision Ag bill moves forward in Senate

  Bipartisan legislation is moving forward in the U.S. Senate to increase broadband access in rural communities. Introduced by Senators Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota and Roger Wicker of Mississippi, the Precision Agriculture Connectivity Act of 2018 would establish a task force focused on improving high-speed internet access to support precision agriculture technology. The Act sets …

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More than 1,000 cattle die in Oklahoma wildfires; cattle groups ask Trump to survey damage 

Oklahoma agriculture leaders says more than 1,100 cattle have died from recent wildfires in Oklahoma. The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association and the Oklahoma Cattlemen’s Association have invited President Trump and Vice President Pence to survey the damage of the wildfires that have burned more than 320-thousand acres since April 12. NCBA is asking the leaders …

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MSGA president says nitrogen rule could be a game changer

As more details emerge, the president of the Minnesota Soybean Growers says the proposed nitrogen fertilizer rule could be a game changer for agriculture. The Minnesota Department of Ag (MDA) will publish the rule–now being called the Groundwater Protection Rule—April 30th, with an 80-day comment period to follow. Michael Petefish, who farms near Claremont in …

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NCBA leader says TPP would benefit U.S. beef

A leader with the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association says the organization was encouraged with President Trump’s recent announcement that he would consider rejoining the Trans Pacific Partnership, until he changed his mind and said it would need to be a better deal for the U.S. Kent Bacus, the director of international trade and market access …

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Congress members send letter to Lighthizer on NAFTA and dairy concerns

Sixty-eight Members of Congress signed a letter sent to U.S. Trade Ambassador Robert Lighthizer, urging him to end Canada’s Class Seven milk prices in the NAFTA renegotiation process. The lawmakers call the Class Seven program trade-distorting, dumping powder on the world market and eliminating U.S. market access for certain products. The President of the U.S. …

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South Korea, North Korea prepare for historic summit

Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — South and North Korea are bracing for a historic summit between its leaders Friday, with high hopes of setting the stage for a peaceful coexistence. But both nations are wary of how the results may affect the proposed subsequent meeting planned between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim …

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Details emerge about the victims of the Toronto van attack

Cole Burston/Getty Images(TORONTO) — Ten people were killed earlier this week when a rental van plowed into pedestrians on a roadway and sidewalks in northern Toronto, police said. Another 14 people were injured in Monday’s deadly attack. The alleged driver of the vehicle, identified as 25-year-old Alek Minassian of Toronto, has been arrested and charged …

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North and South Korea summit: Who’s who in each delegation

Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will sit down for a historic summit Friday and will be accompanied by the most powerful officials from both countries. The list comprises of all related parties who have worked out a meticulous process to materialize this summit …

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