Steve Nedved

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Nov 25

Canadian company offers new tool to detect white mold in soybeans

The decision to apply fungicides to soybeans can be challenging. A Canadian company has developed a new product to help farmers make that decision. Heather Deobald, general manager of Saskatoon-based Quantum Genetix, tells us about Q-protect. (We spoke with Deobald at a precision ag conference in Saskatoon, one of stops on the Global Affairs Canada Ag Technology …

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Nov 25

Long harvest for Canadian farmer

A Canadian farmer says he was especially relieved to finish his harvest this year. Steve Adams of Birch Hills, Saskatchewan says the canola harvest in northern Canada was particularly challenging. It began in mid-August and ran through the end of October. “Four snowfalls on the crop, I believe,” Adams says. “Never huge amounts—just little shots …

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Nov 25

Parents of man killed at Alabama mall ‘outraged’ by police conduct: ‘You shot a loving person’

ABC News(HOOVER, Alabama) — The mother and father of the man shot and killed by police at an Alabama mall on Friday are calling for “equal justice” after they say authorities shot someone who was simply a good Samaritan. Emantic Fitzgerald Bradford Jr., 21, was killed by police at Riverchase Galleria mall in Hoover, Alabama, …

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Nov 25

California’s Camp Fire now almost completely contained, officials say

iStock/Thinkstock(PARADISE, Calif.) — After more than two weeks of catastrophic infernos that indiscriminately devoured thousands and thousands of homes and structures and claimed scores of lives, both of California’s wildfires are now almost completely contained. Northern California fire officials reported late Saturday night that the devastating Camp Fire in Butte County is 98 percent contained, …

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Nov 25

Mexico sends mixed signals on plan to host US asylum-seekers, as Trump doubles down

ABC News(MEXICO CITY) — After the White House declined on Saturday to deny a new report saying that President Donald Trump’s administration had reached a deal with Mexico that would require asylum-seeking migrants to wait there while their claims are decided by U.S. courts, Mexican officials denied it themselves. “There is no agreement of any …

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Nov 24

Marijuana business owner loses home in California wildfire days after historic vote

Sam Boyer(LOS ANGELES) —  Days after celebrating a historic vote to legalize marijuana sales in the city, the owners of Malibu’s only cannabis dispensary are now picking up the charred remnants of their life in the wake of the devastating Woolsey Fire. Earlier this year, Yvonne DeLaRosa Green, the co-owner of 99 High Tide Collective …

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Nov 24

Paris burning: Protesters set streets on fire on 8th day of protests against rising fuel taxes

iStock/Thinkstock(PARIS) — Paris was burning. Violence erupted on the streets of the city of lights on Saturday as about 8,000 protesters faced off against thousands of police deployed to contain the demonstrations. As angry protesters blocked streets and lit various materials on fire, including large sheets of plywood and garbage bins, police hurled tear gas …

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Nov 24

‘They killed him for no reason,’ says aunt of 21-year-old armed man shot dead at Alabama mall

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The aunt of a 21-year-old man shot dead at an Alabama mall said her nephew was killed by police “for no reason at all.” Emantic Fitzgerald Bradford, who was armed, was shot Thanksgiving night when another man — first believed to be Bradford — and an 18-year-old got into a physical altercation …

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Nov 24

One injured, gunman at-large after shooting at New Jersey mall

iStock/Thinkstock(ELIZABETH, N.J.) — A man was injured in a shooting at a mall in New Jersey on Black Friday — at least the second shooting to take place at a mall on one of the biggest shopping days of the year. The shooting at The Mills at Jersey Gardens in Elizabeth, New Jersey, less than …

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Nov 24

Camp Fire leaves over 13K without homes this Thanksgiving weekend

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) — More than 13,000 families were left without homes this Thanksgiving in the wake of the devastating Camp Fire that ripped through Butte County in Northern California. The death toll from that fire has climbed to 84, making the Camp Fire the deadliest ever in the state. The same day the …

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