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Missouri Crop Conditions and Progress report for week ending July 23

| July 25, 2017

Crops across Missouri looking good.

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MDC confirms harmful zebra mussels in three Jackson County lakes

| July 24, 2017

Kansas City, Mo. – The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) has confirmed that zebra mussels are now in the chain lakes of Prairie Lee, Lake Jacomo and Blue Springs Lake. Zebra mussels are a prolific invasive species that can harm boats, docks, and the aquatic ecology that supports sport fish. Boaters and anglers are asked to take steps to prevent them from spreading to other lakes.

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Southern corn rust becoming a problem for Midwest farmers

| July 24, 2017

MISSOURI (DTN) — Hot and dry conditions can sometimes affect farmers livelihood but along with heat comes another problem that has infiltrated itself into corn crops extremely early this year.

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View the eclipse with the Missouri Department of Conservation

| July 24, 2017

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (press release) — Discover some unique activities in nature during the upcoming total solar eclipse on Aug. 21 by watching the rare event at one of 54 Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) areas that lie in the solar eclipse’s primary path across Missouri.

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Carroll County Farm Bureau holds Annual Meeting

| July 22, 2017

Carroll County residents gathered in Carrollton last night for the annual meeting of the Carroll County Farm Bureau.

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MDC seeking public comments on regulations as part of state review

| July 21, 2017

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (press release) — In accordance with Gov. Eric Greitens’ executive order issued in January, the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) is undergoing a thorough review of and seeking public comment on all regulations of the Wildlife Code of Missouri under the Missouri Code of State Regulations.

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Small family farms dominating U.S. farm count

| July 21, 2017

MISSOURI (USDA) — Small family farms are dominating the U.S. farm count while midsize and large-scale family farms are dominating production.

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Soy acres gaining on corn acres

| July 21, 2017

CHICAGO (press release) – The U.S. soybean industry is turning a corner. This year, soy acres closed in on corn acres, narrowing the gap between the two crops.

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NEWSMAKER — Tick diseases in Missouri are higher than normal

| July 21, 2017

MISSOURI — Lyme disease is one of the most prominent diseases you can acquire from ticks however, here in Missouri it’s not as common as some might think.

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