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    ...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM TUESDAY TO 3 AM CST WEDNESDAY...
    Effective: February 27, 2024 @ 1:00pm
    Expires: February 28, 2024 @ 3:00am
    WHAT
    Northwest winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 45 mph expected.
    WHERE
    Portions of Central, South Central and Southeast Kansas.
    WHEN
    From 1 PM Tuesday to 3 AM CST Wednesday.
    IMPACTS
    Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects. Tree limbs could be blown down and a few power outages may result.
    PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS
    Use extra caution when driving, especially if operating a high profile vehicle. Secure outdoor objects.
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Rabobank: ASF persists in Asia, Europe

A protein analyst with Rabobank says herd health improvements continue to be a major task for pork producers around the world. Christine McCracken tells Brownfield African swine fever (ASF) has been persistent in Asia. “China continues to see outbreaks, especially in the northern part,”... Read More.

Pig farmers brace for possibility ASF enters U.S.

Pig farmers continue to brace for the possibility African swine fever enters the U.S. Dale Stevermer raises pigs near Easton in southern Minnesota and tells Brownfield the industry is fortunate to have a few years lead time following the first case of ASF in China. “And... Read More.

SHIC research on ASF mitigants in feed encouraging

New research shows certain feed ingredients lessen the threat of African swine fever. Megan Niederwerder with the Swine Health Information Center says their latest study tested three mitigants. “Two of them were medium-chain fatty acid blends, and one of them was a formaldehyde propionic acid product.... Read More.