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Hog production approaching packer capacity levels

Hog production approaching packer capacity levels

| January 18, 2016

Before the end of 2016, hog production will be at or approaching packer capacity levels.

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Falling oil prices Impact  ethanol industry

Falling oil prices Impact ethanol industry

| January 18, 2016

Low oil prices impact the ethanol industry’s push for blending more than the Renewable Fuel Standard of 10 percent into gasoline.

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Consumers still unwilling to pay more for meat

Consumers still unwilling to pay more for meat

| January 18, 2016

Consumers are still holding tightly to their pocketbooks when it comes to paying more for food products.

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Some farmers may face turmoil in 2016, margin managing a must

Some farmers may face turmoil in 2016, margin managing a must

| January 15, 2016

Farmers need to be realistic about the economic headwinds ahead for agriculture.

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American farm boom, all but over

American farm boom, all but over

| January 14, 2016

Farmland values are down from all-time highs and a global surplus of crops is driving prices lower.

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House passes resolution to disapprove WOTUS

House passes resolution to disapprove WOTUS

| January 14, 2016

The U.S. House passed a joint resolution to disapprove the Waters of the United States rule under a Congressional Review Act.

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Cass County MU Extension hosting annual Soil and Crop Conference

Cass County MU Extension hosting annual Soil and Crop Conference

| January 14, 2016

David Hoffman, the MU Extension Regional Livestock Specialist, explains how this years conference will be different.

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Boone County man awarded Cattlemen of the Year

Boone County man awarded Cattlemen of the Year

| January 13, 2016

A Hallsville farmer was awarded Cattlemen of the Year at this years Missouri Cattle Industry Convention.

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Producers offered opportunity for pesticide applicant training

Producers offered opportunity for pesticide applicant training

| January 13, 2016

Agricultural commodity producers in the area have the opportunity to attend a private pesticide applicant training course.

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