RSSFarm News

Potential worsening weed problems correspond with herbicide use

| June 26, 2016

Beginning in the 1970’s herbicide resistant weed populations have slowly increased, corresponding to the varieties of, and increasing use of herbicides.

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Missouri Crop Progress and Condition

| June 14, 2016

Drier weather this week has allowed planting and haying to progress. Corn and beans on schedule.

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EPA proposes increase in renewable fuel levels

| May 19, 2016

The Environmental Protection Agency released a proposal Wednesday to increase renewable fuel volume requirements across all types of biofuels under the Renewable Fuel Standard.

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Beef checkoff voted down by beef producers

| April 26, 2016

The Missouri Department of Agriculture and Director of Agriculture Richard Fordyce announces Missouri will not establish a new beef checkoff.

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Farm leaders say next farm bill needs changes

| April 19, 2016

The committee members pointed out that it’s time to look beyond the farm safety net for deficit reduction and budget savings.

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U.S. Farmers and Ranchers Alliance brings the farm to the classroom

| April 5, 2016

U.S. Farmers and Ranchers Alliance spends the majority of their educational and promotional dollars to bridge the gap between urban and rural areas; their most recent effort takes the form of a live virtual field trip of a farm, showing the combination of technology and agriculture.

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American Farm Bureau works to provide safe practices information for Ag industry

| April 1, 2016

A coalition of more than 70 universities from every state in the union is backing a major effort to make farms safer places to work and live.

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KMZU Celebrates National Ag Week

| March 21, 2016

Last week was National Agriculture week, and KMZU paid a visit to several area elementary classrooms.

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Trade, Ag groups ask that talks start early

| March 21, 2016

The 113 organizations representing trade and agribusiness groups are asking the parties to conclude labor talks before the expiration of the current contract.

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