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House Ag Committee Repeals COOL

House Ag Committee Repeals COOL

| May 21, 2015

The House Agriculture Committee approved H.R. 2393, a bill to repeal Country of Origin Labeling (COOL) requirements for beef, pork and chicken.

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Missouri Farm Bureau: Show-Me Snapshot Photo Contest Underway

Missouri Farm Bureau: Show-Me Snapshot Photo Contest Underway

| May 21, 2015

ÔÇťAnything that exemplifies modern farming, however you farm, or whatever your life is as a member of Missouri Farm bureau, just capturing those moments in photography.”

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Expansion Phase Near For U.S. Cattle Industry

Expansion Phase Near For U.S. Cattle Industry

| May 20, 2015

The USDA Cattle Inventory report confirmed a decisive upturn in the cattle inventory, marking the beginning of the expansion phase of the long-term cattle cycle.

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Give Turtles A Brake!

Give Turtles A Brake!

| May 20, 2015

Turtles are struck by cars throughout warmer months, but are at special risk this time of year because they are on the move, more than normal.

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Crop Progress For Week Ending May 17th

Crop Progress For Week Ending May 17th

| May 19, 2015

Row crop planting slowed last week as storms moved throughout the state, however seasonably average temperatures progressed corn emergence as well as wheat heading.

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Changes Being Considered For Deer Season

Changes Being Considered For Deer Season

| May 18, 2015

The Missouri Department of Conservation is considering some changes for the 2016-2017 deer hunting season.

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Storm Updates for May 16th-17th

Storm Updates for May 16th-17th

| May 17, 2015

A spring storm that stretched from Northern Texas to Southern Iowa brought heavy rain, strong winds, and at least one tornado through Missouri, causing large amounts of damage across the state.

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Important Crop Insurance Deadline Near

Important Crop Insurance Deadline Near

| May 14, 2015

Farmers and ranchers seeking federal crop insurance that they must have a Highly Erodible Land Conservation and Wetland Conservation Certification form, commonly called form AD-1026, on file with their local USDA service center by June 1.

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April Weather Above Normal Again

April Weather Above Normal Again

| May 13, 2015

There were April showers for some but not for others in the Show-Me State. The month also continued a trend of warmer-than-normal temperatures that has lasted for nearly two decades.

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