RSSFarm News

Bridges to Opportunity set to expand nationwide

| January 11, 2017

The United States Department of Agriculture’s Farm Service Agency has announce the expansion of a unique service for farmers and ranchers.

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Newsmaker — USDA to offer cost share opportunities to organic producers and handlers

| January 11, 2017

KMZU’s Sara Miles was able to talk to Rebecca Walker, the Carroll County Farm Service Agency Executive Director about the use of a new cost share program for organic farmers and handlers

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Johne’s Disease diagnostic kit licensed by USDA

| January 11, 2017

The USDA is licensing a diagnostic kit for Johne’s Disease in cattle.

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Final samples for CWD collected by the MDC

| January 10, 2017

The final results from the tissue samples tested for Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) in deer retrieved from mandatory sampling are in.

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Farm Service Agency offering acreage for CRP-SAFE quail program

| January 9, 2017

The Farm Service Agency has offered 20,000 acres to go into a CRP-SAFE quail program.

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Bioheat should help increase U.S. soybean farmers’ profitability

| January 9, 2017

The amount of biodiesel in heating oil is expected to rise.

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Local farmer gets first place in Missouri Soybean Yield Contest

| January 6, 2017

Winners were announced for the Missouri Soybean Yield Contest.

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Idaho dairy being sued for human trafficking

| January 6, 2017

Six Mexican veterinarians who say they were recruited to work at an Idaho dairy farm as animal scientists have filed a federal human trafficking lawsuit against the dairy’s owners and the lawyer who arranged work visas, claiming they were instead forced to work as laborers, milking cows and shoveling manure for about a year.

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Missouri grown cost share program

| January 6, 2017

The Missouri Department of Agriculture has made available funding to assist Missouri producers with costs associated with incorporating the “Missouri Grown” logo onto products for retail sale.

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