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“FARMometer” Survey shows Missouri farmers are optimistic

| December 29, 2016

The Missouri Farm Bureau and the Missouri Department of Agriculture surveyed 298 farmers across the state to find that farmers are optimistic regardless of challenges.

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U.S. dairy exports show massive growth

| December 29, 2016

USDA’s Economic Research Service reports the value of U.S. dairy exports more than quadrupled between 2004-2014.

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MDC to release online application for turkey hunters

| December 29, 2016

Turkey hunters will be able to apply for spring turkey hunts starting on January 6 through February 28, 2017.

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2017 projected to be a strong year for farmers

| December 28, 2016

2017 could bring relief to farmers struggling with low commodity prices. Global consumption is expected to rise, while corn and soybean supplies decline.

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Congress’ budget patch averts national farm loan crisis

| December 28, 2016

U.S. farmers drained all available government agricultural loan money this past fiscal year to get through one of the worst agricultural downturns in recent years.

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Norton grape to be recognized in the month of January

| December 28, 2016

January has been deemed Norton month by the Missouri Wine and Grape Board.

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New director of agriculture appointed

| December 28, 2016

Chris Chinn appointed to head Ag Department.

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New research suggests financial stress for farms is here to stay

| December 27, 2016

Research conducted by two universities shows that financial stress on farmers is expected to continue for some time.

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Worker Protection Standard revisions now in effect

| December 27, 2016

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a number of changes in the Worker Protection Standard (WPS) in 2015. These changes are currently in effect

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