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Rain from east to west

 More than a foot of rain fell on the Ted Guetterman farm in Johnson County during a three-day stretch from Oct. 5-7. At roughly the same time, nearly four inches of rain fell on the Roger Glenn fami... Read More

Judge upholds Monsanto verdict, cuts award to $78 million

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A Northern California judge on Monday upheld a jury's verdict that found Monsanto's weed killer caused a groundskeeper's cancer, but she slashed the amount of money to be paid from $289 million to $78 million. In denying Mon... Read More

Missouri-based B2 lands in Colorado Springs after emergency

The Air Force says a Missouri-based B2 stealth bomber landed in Colorado Springs after an unspecified emergency. A spokesman for the 21st Space Wing at Peterson Air Force Base, Sgt. Brian Bender, said the base's first responders responded to an em... Read More

USDA’s “Beagle Brigade” Helping to Prevent African Swine Fever from Entering U.S.

WASHINGTON, October 22, 2018 – When Hardy, a U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) trained detector dog, sniffed out a roasted pig head in traveler baggage at Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International airport early this month, it underscored th... Read More

MU Extension Produces Short Videos on CAFOs

COLUMBIA, Mo. – University of Missouri Extension recently rolled out an educational program to give the public science-based information about Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFOs). The program includes a webpage and a series of five-mi... Read More

(Video) Agriculture News Update (Oct. 23, 2018)

Bryce Doeschot reports on agriculture news and information. Stories: New assessments by Georgia state officials show that damage to the state’s ag industry from Hurricane Michael is up to $3 billion.  Farm Bill on the Campaign Trail ... Read More

Local lotto retailers seeing surge in Mega Millions ticket sales

Tonight's Mega Millions jackpot has grown to a whopping $1.6 billion. As's Ryan Murphy explains, lotto mania has swept the country. ...... Read More

Japan Finds African Swine Fever in Travelers Suitcase from China

Japanese officials stopped a travelers luggage from China bound for Japan because of pork in the suitcase that later tested positive for African swine fever. Japan's Agriculture Ministry announced the finding Monday of sausages in a passengers luggag... Read More

Gering council approves Keno grant recommendations

The Gering city council Monday night approved $ 26,600  in keno grant recommendations, the largest being $14,000 for the Gering city Community Evergreen House. The money will be for a special project consisting of building a 200' long by 5' wide ... Read More

Perdue Promises Five Percent Budget Cut as part of Trump Plan

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue will help President Donald Trump reach his goal of reducing agency budgets by five percent next year. Perdue has promised to cut his budget five percent, as last week Trump asked every Cabinet agency except the P... Read More

Prison staffers suspended on allegations of excessive force

Two Nebraska prison staffers have been suspended following allegations of excessive force against an inmate at the Tecumseh State Correctional Institution. The Department of Correctional Services says one unidentified staffer was suspended Thursda... Read More