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AFBF Survey shows cheaper food prices for Spring

| April 13, 2017

The survey found that the total cost of 16 food items was $50.03.

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Partnership formed to bring Missouri’s non-GMO high oleic soybean technology to growers

| April 12, 2017

The Missouri Soybean Merchandising Council’s efforts to grow farmers’ return on their soy checkoff investments have taken another leap forward. The leaders of Missouri’s premier organization for soybean research formalized a key partnership to bring Missouri’s non-GMO high oleic soybean technology to growers.

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Mississippi hog-dog rodeo busted

| April 12, 2017

The attraction, and hog hunting, are popular activities in Mississippi and Louisiana — and apparently lucrative ones as well.

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Hunters encouraged to practice safety this spring turkey season

| April 12, 2017

Spring turkey hunting season begins April 17, 2017 and runs through May 7,2017. The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) is urging people to practice safety while in the woods or hunting during turkey season.

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Hog Prices Expected to Increase in 2017, Despite Challenges

| April 11, 2017

Hog prices are expected to increase this year, even as pork production is expected to increase by three percent, according to a Purdue University agricultural economist.

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USDA research reveals farming’s contribution to GDP is declining

| April 11, 2017

Farming sees another decline in contribution to the U.S. Gross Domestic Product (GDP). Farming has contributed $136.7 billion in 2015.

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4-H members to travel abroad for service learning

| April 11, 2017

According to a news release, ten youth and four adult volunteers will be traveling to the Bahamas to complete a Service Learning Exchange Trip.

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Youth harvest over 4,000 birds during the 2017 spring youth season

| April 10, 2017

According to the Missouri Department of Conservation, youth from across the state participated in the 2017 spring youth season from April 8, 2017 to April 9, 2017 and checked 4,060 birds.

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Arbor Day celebrated at Missouri Department of Conservation headquarters

| April 10, 2017

A tree was planted by the Missouri Conservation Commission to celebrate Missouri Arbor Day on Friday, April 7, 2017.

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