Steve Nedved

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Nov 26

ISU Integrated Crop Management Conference

On November 28 Brownfield Anchor/Reporter Ken Anderson will be on the ground in AMes, Iowa for the ISU Integrated Crop Management Conference. Continue reading ISU Integrated Crop Management Conference at Brownfield Ag News.      

Nov 26

Nearly 6,000 flights canceled or delayed as dangerous storm pushes East

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Airlines were forced to cancel or delay nearly 6,000 flights on Sunday as a dangerous winter storm blanketed parts of the Midwest with heavy snow. At least 1,265 U.S. flights were canceled and another 5,000 or so were delayed on the final day of the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, considered the busiest travel …

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Nov 26

Russia accuses Ukraine of provocation after seizing Ukrainian ships close to Crimea

iStock/Thinkstock(MOSCOW) — The United Nations Security Council will hold an emergency session on Monday to discuss the confrontation between Russia and Ukraine in the Black Sea after Russia seized three Ukrainian navy ships close to Crimea. Sunday’s incident marked a sharp spike in tensions between the two countries, prompting concerns that it could escalate the …

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Nov 26

Mitchell merchant celebrates the start of the Christmas holiday shopping season

It was a double-barrel opening to the 2019 Christmas holiday shopping season with Black Friday followed by Small Business Saturday. Cathy Weber of the Little Red Hen in Mitchell says it was a great day. “We had a steady stream of customers from the time we even turned on one light until we closed the …

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Nov 26

Dog given to South Korea by North Korea gives birth to 6 ‘peace puppies’

Photo courtesy South Korean government(SEOUL, South Korea) — South Korea’s presidential office on Sunday introduced a half dozen “peace puppies,” offspring from a traditional North Korean hunting dog that was a gift from Kim Jong Un. The North Korean leader in September presented a pair of dogs, from a breed called pungsan, to President Moon …

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Nov 26

About 137 women killed by someone they knew every day in 2017: UN report

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — More than half of the approximately 87,000 women killed in 2017 died at the hands of intimate partners or family members, according to a report released Sunday by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. Some 50,000 were killed globally by someone they knew, the organization estimated. That works out to …

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Nov 26

It’s important to keep up with ag technology

In his talks to farmers, Chad Colby advocates vigorously for every bit of technology producers can muster. At the heart of Colby’s ministry is that the latest hardware and software lead to greater productivity and profitability. He leads by example, employing the latest technology in aircraft navigation, broadcasting and communications. His message to farmers is …

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Nov 25

A & L Canada is one of Canada’s largest ag labs

A & L Canada Laboratories is one of Canada’s largest agricultural and environmental labs.  During a stop at a precision ag conference in Saskatoon, as part of the Global Affairs Canada Ag Technology Media Tour, we spoke with Nevin McDougall, president and CEO of A & L Canada.  He told us about their new soil health diagnostic tool …

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Nov 25

Calgary-based company specializes in manure treatment technology

Another interesting stop on the Global Affairs Canada Ag Technology Media Tour was Livestock Water Recycling, based in Calgary, Alberta. LWR bills itself “the world’s leading provider of manure treatment technology”. LWR works with farms around the world to help reduce greenhouse gas emissions, concentrate and segregate nutrients for strategic fertilizer application, and recycle clean, …

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Nov 25

Arizona grandmother and teen connected by accidental text spend 3rd Thanksgiving together

Courtesy Jamal Hinton(PHOENIX) — The Arizona grandmother who accidentally invited a teen to her Thanksgiving dinner — thinking it was her grandson — celebrated the holiday with that same teen again this year, for the third year in a row. The sweet holiday tradition began in 2016 when Wanda Dench, now 61, sent Jamal Hinton, …

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