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North Las Vegas marks the opening of Tropical Parkway connector The City of North Las Vegas, Nevada Department of Transportation and other partners celebrated the opening of the Tropical Parkway conne... More Info...

Highway linking Phoenix and Las Vegas reopens to traffic

The main highway linking Phoenix and Las Vegas was temporarily closed in both directions today ... The man was subsequently taken into custody, and U.S. 93 was reopened, the Nevada Highway Patrol anno... More Info...

Police identify officer involved in southwest Las Vegas shopping - FOX

A dust, wind and rain storm knocked out power and caused damage across the Las Vegas Valley on Saturday night. Nevada Highway Patrol responded to a single-vehicle fatal accident that left one person d... More Info...

Las Vegas man gets probation for Green Party petition fraud

CARSON CITY (AP) - A 56-year-old Las Vegas man who admitted falsifying signatures on petitions to qualify the Nevada Green Party for the 2016 general election ballot has been given a suspended prison ... More Info...

Las Vegas police clear man who reportedly tried to lure kids into car

North Las Vegas marks the opening of Tropical Parkway connector The City of North Las Vegas, Nevada Department of Transportation and other partners celebrated the opening of the Tropical Parkway conne... More Info...

Nevada rematch pits rural voters against a booming Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS - Inside a bustling mall on a recent Saturday, volunteers working for the Nevada Democratic Party pester attendees at a job fair hosted by the Latin Chamber of Commerce to register to vote. ... More Info...

Las Vegas police investigate homicide near Russell, Boulder

Las Vegas police said they were investigating an officer-involved shooting at a Target shopping center in the southwest valley. Nevada Highway Patrol responded to a single-vehicle fatal accident that ... More Info...

One Priest Mentioned in Sexual Abuse Report Transferred to Reno-Las Ve

One of those accused priests was transferred to the Diocese of Reno-Las Vegas and served at St. Anne's in Las Vegas. The report, created after a two-year investigation, says Wuerl approved transfers f... More Info...

Vegas man gets probation for Green Party petition fraud

A 56-year-old Las Vegas man who admitted falsifying signatures on petitions to qualify the Nevada Green Party for the 2016 general election ballot has been given a suspended prison sentence and placed ... More Info...

Patrol: Highway linking Phoenix and Las Vegas reopens

LAS VEGAS — The main highway linking Phoenix and Las Vegas has reopened in both directions. The Nevada Highway Patrol says U.S. 93 reopened after a possibly suicidal man was taken into custody Wednesd... More Info...

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Daily Livestock Technicals (8.15.18)

What to expect from cattle and hogs in the back half of the week. More Info...

What I Need to Attach to Schedule k-1

Even more information will be required on passthrough income tax returns due to Section 199A. More Info...

When a group of newly weaned, co-mingled, stressed calves with unknown

When a group of newly weaned, co-mingled, stressed calves with unknown vaccination history or immune status arrive at a feedyard, managers and veterinarians can predict they are at a high risk for BRD. More Info...

While certain states’ crops flourish, drought, greensnap and disease

While certain states’ crops flourish, drought, greensnap and disease in other states indicate only combines will tell the true yield story of 2018. More Info...

With the U.S. Department of Agriculture proclaiming September as Natio

With the U.S. Department of Agriculture proclaiming September as National Mushroom Month, the Mushroom Council is promoting bowls as a meal option from breakfast to dinner. More Info...

When scouting, it’s a good idea to track productivity in your fields

When scouting, it’s a good idea to track productivity in your fields. Here are steps to determine production potential by individual field. More Info...

The 2018 edition of the Pro Farmer Midwest Crop tour steps-off this co

The 2018 edition of the Pro Farmer Midwest Crop tour steps-off this coming Monday. Will the 100+ scouts find those record breaking crops that USDA is projecting?​ More Info...

A sting operation in Oklahoma has resulted in the arrest of two cattle

A sting operation in Oklahoma has resulted in the arrest of two cattle thieves. More Info...

The California lemon market isn’t backing down from $50 cartons in m

The California lemon market isn’t backing down from $50 cartons in mid-August, and tight supplies could exist well into September and even October. More Info...

Tuesday Tillerman Seeds LLC., a holding company established last year,

Tuesday Tillerman Seeds LLC., a holding company established last year, acquired assets and real estate of Legacy Seeds, Inc. This acquisition builds on Tillerman’s earlier purchase of DF Seeds, LLC. More Info...

Dairy groups and businesses approve of USDA decision to purchase $50 m

Dairy groups and businesses approve of USDA decision to purchase $50 million of milk for distribution to food banks and assistance programs. More Info...

The Senate passed an extension to Electronic Logging Device (ELD) impl

The Senate passed an extension to Electronic Logging Device (ELD) implementation for livestock haulers that would potentially give more time for regulators and Congress to fix hours of service rules. More Info...

There is a lot to talk about today on the Farmer Forum.

There is a lot to talk about today on the Farmer Forum. More Info...

Because the crop is further along in maturity than most years, Pro Far

Because the crop is further along in maturity than most years, Pro Farmer analysts expect results to be very close to actual yields. More Info...

Land O’Lakes gets creative in funding California digesters

Land O’Lakes gets creative in funding California digesters More Info...

According to the latest AEM Flash Report, July resulted in the second

According to the latest AEM Flash Report, July resulted in the second month in a row where all equipment categories tracked had positive sales year-to-date. More Info...

Along with their vigilance in avoiding any contact with foods or produ

Along with their vigilance in avoiding any contact with foods or products associated with animals, strict vegans also consume plenty of misguided ‘insights.’ More Info...

Procurement and quality assurance officials from four Japanese commerc

Procurement and quality assurance officials from four Japanese commercial feed millers visited the U.S. Grains Council late last month for an annual corn quality information exchange meeting. More Info...

Daily Grain Technicals & Fundamentals (8.15.18)

Are corn, soybeans, and wheat done rallying? More Info...

Crop Tours And Surveys Hope To Infuse Excitement Into Grains

Crop Tours And Surveys Hope To Infuse Excitement Into Grains More Info...

It’s a ‘sell it or smell it’ business, says the CEO of Smithfiel

It’s a ‘sell it or smell it’ business, says the CEO of Smithfield Foods, Inc., which it part of the Chinese-owned WH Group. With the high Chinese tariffs, the company is finding markets elsewhere for its products. More Info...

What Wages Qualify?

For higher income farmers W2 wages paid can be very important. We explain why and how to calculate these wages. More Info...

The University of Arkansas has released a new nectarine, Effie, named

The University of Arkansas has released a new nectarine, Effie, named for a long-time university employee. More Info...

One economist says he hopes these issues can be resolved quickly becau

One economist says he hopes these issues can be resolved quickly because they are “disruptive and needless.”  More Info...

Syngenta’s newest seed treatment, a premix of three fungicide active

Syngenta’s newest seed treatment, a premix of three fungicide active ingredients, recently received registration from the EPA. Vibrance Trio will be used on soybean seeds to ensure strong stands and fight disease. More Info...

Daily Livestock Technicals (8.14.18)

Cattle hold support again, time to buy? More Info...

Cattle feeding margins declined $34 per head last week as cash cattle

Cattle feeding margins declined $34 per head last week as cash cattle prices fell $2 per cwt. , leaving closeouts $5 per head in the red. More Info...

Denitrifying bioreactors, otherwise known as bark beds, are effective

Denitrifying bioreactors, otherwise known as bark beds, are effective in reducing nitrogen losses More Info...

U.S. soybean farmer’s biggest foreign competitor Brazil faces new ch

U.S. soybean farmer’s biggest foreign competitor Brazil faces new challenges as a judge moves to ban glyphosate until more toxicology studies are completed. The country will potentially increase soybean acres up to 5%. More Info...

As we saw last week in the USDA reports, the 2018 corn and soybean cro

As we saw last week in the USDA reports, the 2018 corn and soybean crops continue to grow. Jerry Gulke explains the consequences of growing too much of everything and the tariff war on U.S. agriculture. More Info...

Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer has added 22 counties into a drought emergency

Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer has added 22 counties into a drought emergency designation, helping open up water for emergency use. More Info...

In July, the Trump Administration tried to ease some farmers’ financ

In July, the Trump Administration tried to ease some farmers’ financial fears by announcing a $12 billion emergency aid package; aid that's still missing details on timing and amount. More Info...

R-CALF seeks to add states to injunction while NCBA vows to defend che

R-CALF seeks to add states to injunction while NCBA vows to defend checkoff against HSUS and other activists. More Info...

Farm Journal wants to help you address your agronomic management and t

Farm Journal wants to help you address your agronomic management and technology use this season with its 2018 Yield Tour program. The Tour is scheduled this Thursday in Murfreesboro, Tenn. More Info...

Guests include Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND), U.S. Cattlemen’s Associat

Guests include Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND), U.S. Cattlemen’s Association Transportation Committee Chairman Steve Hilker, RFA president Bob Dinneen, and Vince Malagna of LaSalle Economics discusses the general economy. More Info...

Because much of the nation’s spring wheat is grown in northern state

Because much of the nation’s spring wheat is grown in northern states, most of the crop has avoided debilitating drought. Compared to this past year’s crop, spring wheat should show significant improvement. More Info...

U.S. and Mexico to set up joint team to fight drug cartels

U.S. and Mexican law enforcement authorities will set up a joint team based in Chicago targeting the leaders and finances of drug cartels that ship opioids into the United States, aiming to stanch a spike in overdose deaths, officials said on Wednesday.
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New Mexico compound member in U.S. illegally over 20 years: government

A Haitian woman who was charged with child abuse at a New Mexico compound has been taken into custody by immigration authorities after living in the United States illegally for over 20 years, immigration officials said on Wednesday.
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Senate to consider massive spending bill, faces Trump objections

U.S. senators agreed on Wednesday to debate and vote in the next few days on more than $850 billion in spending on defense, labor and healthcare programs, as the Trump administration announced its objections to some parts of the bill.
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Lula registers for Brazil race from jail as thousands rally

Brazil's Workers Party registered jailed former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva on Wednesday as its presidential candidate while he sat in prison serving a 12-year graft sentence expected to block his candidacy.
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SEC scrutiny of Tesla grows as Goldman hints at adviser role

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has sent subpoenas to Tesla Inc regarding Chief Executive Elon Musk's plan to take the company private and his statement that funding was "secured," Fox Business Network reported on Wednesday, citing sources.
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Malaysian court to rule on women accused of killing brother of North K

A Malaysian court will decide on Thursday whether to continue hearing a case against two women charged with the murder of the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, or acquit them.
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Cambodia's ruling party won all seats in July vote: election commissio

Cambodia's ruling Cambodian People's Party (CPP) won all 125 parliamentary seats in a national election in July, electoral authorities said on Wednesday as the opposition called the result illegitimate.
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Ex-Trump aide Manafort had 'huge dumpster of hidden money,' jury told

Paul Manafort had "a huge dumpster of hidden money" abroad, a prosecutor said on Wednesday, urging a jury to convict U.S. President Donald Trump's former campaign chief on financial fraud charges based more on a paper trail of evidence than on the testimony of a former protege.
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Trump revokes ex-CIA chief's security clearance, slamming critic

U.S. President Donald Trump moved to penalize a sharp critic on Wednesday, revoking the security clearance of Obama-era CIA Director John Brennan for making what he called "a series of unfounded and outrageous allegations" about his administration.
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U.S. clergy sex abuse revelation fuels push to reform assault laws

The latest revelation of widespread child sexual abuse by Roman Catholic clergy has given impetus to efforts by legislators, including a Pennsylvania lawmaker who has said he was raped by a priest as a child, to make it easier to prosecute such cases.
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U.S. and Mexico to set up joint team to fight drug cartels

U.S. and Mexican law enforcement authorities will set up a joint team based in Chicago targeting the leaders and finances of drug cartels that ship opioids into the United States, aiming to stanch a spike in overdose deaths, officials said on Wednesday.
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White House cannot shield information on transgender military ban: jud

A federal judge in Baltimore rejected the Trump administration's request to shield information it employed when deciding to ban transgender people from the U.S. military.
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New Mexico compound member in U.S. illegally over 20 years: government

A Haitian woman who was charged with child abuse at a New Mexico compound has been taken into custody by immigration authorities after living in the United States illegally for over 20 years, immigration officials said on Wednesday.
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Ex-NYC union head convicted of taking bribe to invest in fund

A former head of New York City's correction officers' union was found guilty on Wednesday of accepting a bribe to steer union money to now-defunct hedge fund Platinum Partners for investing.
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U.S. clergy sex abuse revelation fuels push to reform assault laws

The latest revelation of widespread child sexual abuse by Roman Catholic clergy has given impetus to efforts by legislators, including a Pennsylvania lawmaker who has said he was raped by a priest as a child, to make it easier to prosecute such cases.
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Pennsylvania report details decades of sexual abuse by priests

Roman Catholic priests in Pennsylvania sexually abused thousands of children over a 70-year period and silenced victims through "the weaponization of faith" and a systematic cover-up campaign by their bishops, the state attorney general said on Tuesday.
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Turkish court rejects U.S. pastor's appeal, upper court yet to rule: l

One Turkish court has rejected an American Christian pastor's appeal to be released from house arrest and for his travel ban to be lifted, but an upper court is yet to rule on the appeal, his lawyer told Reuters on Wednesday.
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U.S. and Mexico to set up joint team to fight drug cartels

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration and Mexico will set up a joint team based in Chicago to target Mexican drug cartels, their leaders, and finances, officials said on Wednesday.
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As more women run for office, U.S. state legislatures are poised to ch

As women line up to run for U.S. political office at historic rates, state legislatures - where some of America's most critical policy decisions get made - could see a slew of new female lawmakers after November's vote, according to a Reuters analysis of election data.
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BNSF adds to restrictions on older oil-tank cars ahead of phase-out: s

BNSF Railway Inc, the largest U.S. railroad, is expanding efforts to remove older oil tank cars from its lines ahead of a federal deadline, according to three people familiar with the matter, adding to restrictions that could worsen transport bottlenecks.
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