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Master Gardener conference to be held in September

| August 22, 2016

Garden enthusiasts are encouraged to attend the 21st annual Missouri Master Gardener State Conference September 16-18, 2016.

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Record-Breaking 2016 Missouri State Fair Sale of Champions

| August 21, 2016

The Missouri State Fair celebrated Youth in Agriculture Day, sponsored by the Missouri Department of Agriculture, Saturday, Aug. 20. The annual Sale of Champions highlighted the day, with record-breaking prices, raising a total record amount of $157,350.

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Monsanto allowing Bayer limited access to its books

| August 19, 2016

Monsanto has allowed Bayer AG a glimpse into the St. Louis, Missouri-based seed company’s books amid ongoing merger talks.

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2017 forecasted to bring some relief from record heat

| August 19, 2016

NASA predicts 2016 will be the warmest year on record for Earth, but forecasters offer a prediction of relief for 2017.

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Building soil with conservation practices

| August 18, 2016

The White House Office of Science and Technology is calling on the nation to find ways to reduce soil erosion.

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Trump’s new ag advisors take aim at regulatory overreach

| August 18, 2016

The list of ag advisors to Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is a long one, containing 65 names.

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Cancelling atrazine would cost farmers $2.5 billion

| August 18, 2016

The Environmental Protection Agency released its draft report on ecological risks of atrazine in June of this year as part of its re-registration process for the herbicide.

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Obama Administration releases carbon-emission standards for big trucks

| August 17, 2016

The Obama Administration Tuesday announced new carbon-emission standards for ‘big trucks’ in the administration’s efforts to clamp down on greenhouse gas emissions.

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Bayer may consider hostile Monsanto takeover

| August 17, 2016

Bayer AG could turn “directly to shareholders” in its quest to acquire Monsanto.

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