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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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The 2017 Western Farm Show will showcase new technologies, latest equipment

| December 26, 2016

The American Royal Complex will once again be the destination for the Western Farm Show this coming February.

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High honors received at 47th Missouri Governor’s Conference

| December 23, 2016

The 47th Missouri Governor’s Conference on Agriculture was held on December 14, 2016 to December 16, 2016.

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Missouri last of four states to approve Grain Belt Express

| December 22, 2016

The Grain Belt Express is a proposed electric transmission line that will reportedly save Missourians money.

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