RSSFarm News

National Ag Week: Promoting agriculture and ag careers in a developing society

| March 16, 2016

Yesterday was National Ag day, centered in the middle of National Ag week, and many Missouri schools are taking this opportunity to focus on agriculture and the role it plays in our everyday lives.

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NFU changes positon on GMO labeling

| March 15, 2016

The change in position came after wrenching debates that pitted traditional NFU membership against farmers that are more likely to be growers of organic food crops.

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Agriculture vulnerable after budget hawks decline cuts to Social Security and Medicaid

| March 15, 2016

House GOP leaders will try this week to win over budget hawks opposed to last year’s deal to boost spending.

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Merkley Opposes Vilsack GMO Labeling Approach

| March 14, 2016

Merkley introduced a mandatory labeling bill just a day after the Senate Agriculture Committee approved a voluntary measure by Kansas Senator Pat Roberts.

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MU plant science researchers to receive $4.2 million grant

| March 10, 2016

Gov. Jay Nixon announced a 4.2 million dollar grant will be awarded to MU’s Division of Plant Sciences today during a visit to the Bradford Research Center.

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WASDE a shade friendly

| March 10, 2016

he March 11th USDA World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates report didn’t really change much.

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Many topics discussed at Lafayette County Cattlemen meeting

| March 9, 2016

The Lafayette County Cattlemen had their winter meeting, Saturday, March 7, 2016.

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First Aid App puts lifesaving information in the palm of your hand

| March 9, 2016

The re-booted First Aid App from the American Red Cross brings free, life-saving information to rural Missourians.

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Midwest enjoying drought-free stretch

| March 4, 2016

The latest U.S. Drought Monitor shows little to no drought conditions throughout the Midwest.

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