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MDC hosts zoning and migration workshops for upcoming waterfowl seasons

| February 11, 2016

MDC stated that every survey completed at these workshops carry the same amount of weight and they take them seriously.

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Crop insurance on the budget chopping block

| February 10, 2016

The budget request to Congress calls for a ten-year, $18 billion cut to the federal crop insurance program.

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U.S. pork exports solid, beef exports trend lower

| February 9, 2016

The USDA numbers show beef exports posting the first full-year value decline since 2009.

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Proposed Budget Would Increase Ag Research

| February 8, 2016

The Budget proposal doubles the research spending from about $350 million to $700 million as required under the 2008 Farm Bill and reauthorized in the 2014 Farm Bill

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TPP vote not likely until after November election

| February 4, 2016

The trade deal was formally signed this week but still needs approval from the member countries.

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Poll shows farmers presidential election preferences

| February 3, 2016

A new poll finds, the majority of farmers and ranchers plan to vote for a Republican in the 2016 presidential election.

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CME Addresses volatility in cattle markets with trading change

| February 2, 2016

Cattle futures were added to a system that caps how many orders traders can send in relation to the number of trades they execute.

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House Agriculture Committee and EPA gear up again for upcoming hearing

| February 2, 2016

The House Agriculture Committee again plans to hear from the Environmental Protection Agency after rescheduling a hearing for next week with EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy.

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Iowa soybean research conference important for Missouri farmers

| February 2, 2016

Certified crop advisers have an extra incentive to attend the conference, as there are continuing education units available for attending and participating in the events.

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