The Nebraska Department of Agriculture and USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection service have confirmed the state’s 14the case of highly pathogenic avian influenza. NDA says a backyard flock in Northeast Nebraska’s Knox County has tested positive. A 6.2-mile surveillance zone will be... Read More.
The Kansas Highway Patrol is releasing its Thanksgiving Weekend Holiday Activity Report. The reporting period for the holiday ran from 6 p.m. on Wednesday, November 23 through 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, November 27. The Kansas Highway Patrol worked three fatal crashes over the... Read More.
RICE COUNTY, Kan. – On Monday, Nov. 21, Rice County Sheriff's Office received a report of a deceased person located on 31st road and Ave S in Rice County. Rice County Sheriff's Office responded to the location. Upon arrival, a single motorcycle fatality accident was... Read More.
Reno County, Kan. - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Health Advisory because of increasing emergency department visits for children due to respiratory viruses including COVID-19, RSV, and influenza in Kansas and nationally. The Reno County Health Department wants to... Read More.
By Tim Carpenter, Kansas Reflector TOPEKA, Kan. — Tax revenue to the state of Kansas in October exceeded projections of analysts for the 27th consecutive month by adding $704 million to the government treasury — more than $70 million greater than forecast. The Kansas Department of... Read More.
Highly pathogenic avian influenza has been detected in a commercial poultry flock in north-central Iowa. The Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship says the virus was found in an egg-laying facility in Wright County. Iowa Ag Secretary Mike Naig is emphasizing strict biosecurity on poultry... Read More.
The Nebraska Brand Committee says recent wildfires and changes in grazing management could be causing an increase in reports of missing cattle. John Widdowson is the committee’s executive director. “We are seeing basically normal activity in these potential missing cattle. I can’t answer if... Read More.
The chairman of the Michigan Corn Growers Association says weather this fall has made fieldwork fairly easy. While digging sugarbeets last week, Matt Frostic told Brownfield rains had little impact on the pace of harvest. “Our soil moisture bank is pretty dry right now so... Read More.
LYONS, Kan. – Lyons USD 405 reported a vague threat of school violence posted to social media Thursday morning. In a letter to district families, Superintendent Bill Day said, “This issue has been addressed and law enforcement notified.” District officials and law enforcement are continuing to... Read More.
Missouri Ag Director Chris Chinn says harvest is picking up steam across the state. “If you go down to the southwest part of the state, they ended having to chop a lot of their corn for silage,” Chinn said. “There’s a lot of challenges... Read More.
The USDA’s weekly export sales reports have resumed, with the department releasing four weeks of delayed data. Sales for the week ending September 8th generally look routine, with wheat, beef, soybean oil, and rice up from the September 1st numbers, while corn, soybeans,... Read More.
Soybeans were solidly higher on fund and technical buying but finished the week lower. Soybean products were up on solid demand, the broader market was mostly bullish during the session, and the dollar index was down. There is some rain in the forecast... Read More.