RSSFarm News

Producers look to cut costs

| February 26, 2016

Farmers are looking for ways to get the best return on their crops, and many are considering cutting costs in their management plans.

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National FFA Week, interviews with area students

| February 26, 2016

National FFA week was celebrated across the area February 20-27th.

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Grain Bin Safety Week: One survivor talks about his horrific experience

| February 24, 2016

In an effort to reduce grain entrapment’s, one survivor is talking about an incident last December which left him buried to his neck in corn.

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Winter flooding may disrupt Missouri’s upcoming trout season

| February 24, 2016

The record-breaking winter flooding in Missouri has led many to consider the impact of climate change on wildlife habitat – and the state’s hunters and anglers.

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GMO bill, not yet in Senate

| February 17, 2016

Ag committee chair, Pat Roberts, along with the committee’s ranking Democrat Debbie Stabenow, have been attempting to write bills that would stop state laws from mandating labeling of foods containing GMO ingredients.

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TPP education needs to start now

| February 16, 2016

The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative is currently working with congressional leaders to find the best time to submit a bill that would implement the agreement

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Veterinary Feed directive

| February 16, 2016

The Veterinary Feed Directive takes effect January 1, 2017. These changes will impact the use of antibiotics.

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Foot & Mouth Disease: A rising concern in the Continental U.S.

| February 16, 2016

The National Pork Producers Council has urged Congress to make foot-and-mouth disease a priority.

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Vilsack under fire after USDA proposes more budget cuts to industry insurance support

| February 15, 2016

Vilsack came under fire on Capitol Hill last week for the Administration’s latest proposal to further reduce crop insurance support; cuts that Vilsack argues are “reasonable.”

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