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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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Farmers confident in weather shifts

A change in the weather is amping up planting activity for some Michigan specialty crop farmers. Sixth-generation farmer Travis Fusilier tells Brownfield he’s thankful sporadic temperature changes the past few weeks haven’t caused crop damage. “We’ll be planting pretty heavily with more sensitive crops like... Read More.

Farmer confident industry can back soy crush boom

A soybean farmer says the industry is ready to meet demand from the expansion of soy crushing capacity in the US.  Lance of Rezac of Kansas says farmers should support a 30 percent increase in crushing capacity in the next five years. “If the... Read More.

CHS CEO confident in ag input supplies

There are signals ag inputs will be in ample supply when spring fieldwork begins. Jay Debertin is CEO of CHS, the nation’s largest agricultural cooperative. “We’re really positioned well. I’m going into this spring really confident that supplies will be sufficient.” He tells Brownfield the cost... Read More.

Wisconsin farmer confident about spring inputs

A western Wisconsin farmer says his spring crop inputs are lined up with one exception. Tom Gillis from River Falls tells Brownfield he did get some applications done in the fall. “We already applied our dry fertilizer, and haven’t locked in our nitrogen... Read More.

Soybean farmers feeling confident

The senior director of information for the Iowa Soybean Association says growers are more optimistic about their crops than they were a few weeks ago. Aaron Putze tells Brownfield, “As farmers head out this fall, I think they are going to see yields trending... Read More.