Minnesota is taking steps to limit the spread of highly pathogenic avian influenza. Governor Walz signed an executive order Wednesday that temporarily removes certain truck weight restrictions. He says the move will assist in depopulation efforts, transporting uninfected animals to processing facilities, and maintaining adequate supplies... Read More.
TOPEKA, Kan. (KNS) - Kansas Governor Laura Kelly wants the federal government to back off of proposed tighter restrictions for atrazine, a common herbicide. Kelly cites studies that show atrazine is safe. But scientists say the chemical’s maker, Syngenta, has muddied the facts with studies... Read More.
The recent Amtrak train crash in Missouri and a New Mexico flash flood have had an impact on certain agricultural railroad shipments. Mike Steenhoek with the Soy Transportation Coalition tells Brownfield a temporary Burlington Northern Santa Fe embargo affected producers in the Midwest and... Read More.