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Crop Progress Close To Average

Crop Progress Close To Average

| May 27, 2015

Even with what seems to be untimely rain, and below average temperatures across the state, the row crops are just barely behind the pace of the five year average.

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Conservation Department Values Public Opinions

Conservation Department Values Public Opinions

| May 26, 2015

The Missouri Department of Conservation wants to know what Missourians think about its nearly 1,000 conservation areas around the state.

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RFS Due June 1st

RFS Due June 1st

| May 25, 2015

The Environmental Protection Agency is tentatively scheduled to deliver a Renewable Fuels Standard or RFS by June 1st.

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Noisy Bugs Will Be Here Soon

Noisy Bugs Will Be Here Soon

| May 24, 2015

This could be a noisy summer for southeastern and western Missouri. A brood of 17-year periodical cicadas will emerge in northwestern Missouri, and a brood of 13-year periodical cicadas will surface in southeastern Missouri.

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Missouri Wine Industry Growing Quickly

Missouri Wine Industry Growing Quickly

| May 23, 2015

Grape growers and wine producers had an opportunity to learn about the promising work of the Missouri Grape and Wine Research Alliance.

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Livestock Markets, Sluggish Trade

Livestock Markets, Sluggish Trade

| May 22, 2015

The livestock markets were very thinly traded during Friday’s session as traders seemed more interested in making holiday plans rather than paying attention to the round of reports that came out on Friday morning.

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House Ag Committee Repeals COOL

House Ag Committee Repeals COOL

| May 21, 2015

The House Agriculture Committee approved H.R. 2393, a bill to repeal Country of Origin Labeling (COOL) requirements for beef, pork and chicken.

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Missouri Farm Bureau: Show-Me Snapshot Photo Contest Underway

Missouri Farm Bureau: Show-Me Snapshot Photo Contest Underway

| May 21, 2015

ÔÇťAnything that exemplifies modern farming, however you farm, or whatever your life is as a member of Missouri Farm bureau, just capturing those moments in photography.”

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Expansion Phase Near For U.S. Cattle Industry

Expansion Phase Near For U.S. Cattle Industry

| May 20, 2015

The USDA Cattle Inventory report confirmed a decisive upturn in the cattle inventory, marking the beginning of the expansion phase of the long-term cattle cycle.

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