RSSFarm News

Major impact made by Missouri, Kansas FFA

| March 16, 2017

More than 3,000 FFA Students flocked to the Western Farm Show in Kansas City to stand in the fight against hunger.

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Mexico man accused of threatening to kill woman, children

| March 15, 2017

David Kevin Elzea is accused of putting his family in danger on numerous occasions.

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Fencing donations made to those who lost everything in wildfires

| March 15, 2017

Cargill reportedly donated $50,000 in new fencing materials to ranchers in the Ashland area of Western Kansas after wildfires destroyed over 650,000 acres.

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Iowa Agriculture Department Urging Sound Biosecurity Measures in Poultry Flocks

| March 14, 2017

The Iowa Department of Agriculture is prepping for a potential avian influenza outbreak by recommending producers continue and improve biosecurity efforts.

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BQA certification will be more accessible to beef producers

| March 13, 2017

National Beef Quality Assurance, or BQA, offers a certification program that guides cattle producers toward the highest industry standards for animal husbandry and care.

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Grow Rural Education Program allows farmers to give back to rural schools

| March 10, 2017

America’s Farmers Grow Rural Education program is back and ready to give over $2.1 million dollars in grants to rural school districts for math and science programs.

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Two more cases of Chronic Wasting Disease confirmed in Missouri

| March 10, 2017

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) confirmed two new cases of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD), bringing the state total to nine for the past firearms season.

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Cattle, Wildlife, Suffer in Kansas Fires

| March 9, 2017

More than one million acres have burned over the last few days in the four states, while also burning up livestock and wildlife in the path of the flames.

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Millennials don’t know how to cook beef. Do your skills sizzle?

| March 8, 2017

The Missouri Beef Industry Council does a lot of market research to find out who their consumers are and who their target consumers need to be.

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