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Innovative solution proposed to help rural Americans access broadband

| July 19, 2017

On Tuesday, July 12, 2017, Microsoft announced they are considering the use of TV white space to provide broadband access to more than 23 million rural Americans.

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Trump applauds farmers, American products during ‘Made in America’ speech

| July 19, 2017

WASHINGTON (DTN) — In his remarks Monday at his “Made in America Product Showcase,” President Donald Trump mentioned farmers several times and pointed out Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue.

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AFBF sending in recommendations for the 2018 Farm Bill

| July 19, 2017

MISSOURI — Congressional agricultural committee members are urged to consider recommendations from the American Farm Bureau Federation for the upcoming farm bill.

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Will the case of atypical mad cow disease affect the markets or exports?

| July 19, 2017

MISSOURI (DTN) — An “atypical” variety of the animal illness known as mad cow disease was found in an 11-year-old Alabama animal, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said on Tuesday.

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Ag Lenders Pessimistic About Farm Profits

| July 18, 2017

Nearly 90 percent of ag lenders report an overall decline in farm profitability over the last year. 84 percent indicate there are higher levels of operating leverage as a result.

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Japanese Beetles expected to stay in large numbers for several years

| July 18, 2017

According to an expert, the Japanese Beetles are in the colonization stage of population growth. This means for the next five to ten years, they will continue to breed and grow in numbers.

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Get info and share opinions at MDC 80th Anniversary Open Houses

| July 17, 2017

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — This year the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) is celebrating 80 years of serving nature and you. MDC was founded by Missourians — concerned by the state’s decimated fish, forests, and wildlife — through a constitutional amendment passed in 1936 to create the nation’s first apolitical conservation agency in 1937.

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Second largest soybean deal between U.S. and China signed Thursday

| July 17, 2017

MISSOURI — 12.53 million tonnes of U.S. soybeans are heading to China.

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Tennessee Joins Other States limiting Dicamba Use

| July 14, 2017

The Tennessee Department of Agriculture announced new limits on the use of dicamba-based herbicides this week.

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