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Extra Caution Needed During Extreme Heat

The National Weather Service is reminding the public each afternoon through Saturday that air temperatures will range from the middle 90s to around 100 degrees and heat index values will range from 102 to 107 degrees. With the prolonged period of heat expected…the risk for heat related illnesses will increase each day during the peak afternoon hours. Take extra precautions ... Read More »

Heat Wave Affecting Livestock

A heat wave engulfing Kansas for the next few days is threatening cattle in the state‘s feedlots while further stressing crops already struggling with drought conditions. Feedlot owners are making preparations to cope with triple-digit temperatures expected across much of the state. Livestock producers are expecting the heat index for livestock to reach emergency levels today into the weekend. Producers ... Read More »