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First Fridays at the Refuge begin.

| June 27, 2017

Bald Eagles coming to Swan Lake National Wildlife Refuge.

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Secretary Perdue to Travel to China to Mark Return of U.S. Beef

| June 27, 2017

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue will travel to China this week, joining with U.S. Ambassador to China Terry Branstad, to formally mark the return of U.S. beef to the Chinese market after a 13-year hiatus.

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Dicamba use under scrutiny by Missouri

| June 27, 2017

Missouri is waiting and watching this week as complaints related to dicamba drift issues roll in and other states contemplate temporary bans.

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Pollination begins, winter wheat finishes according to new report

| June 27, 2017

The Crop Progress and Conditions Report from the National Agricultural Statistics Service shows winter wheat progress, pollination signs, and little change in condition.

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Early testing kit for Foot-and-Mouth Disease just licensed

| June 26, 2017

MISSOURI — Foot-and-Mouth Disease (FMD) is a severe, highly contagious viral disease. This virus affects cloven-hoofed animals including cattle, pigs and small ruminants. It also impacts livestock trade economics.

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Dallas County celebrates Agri-Ready Designation

| June 26, 2017

DALLAS COUNTY, Mo. (press release) — On Thursday, June 22, 2017, Dallas County celebrated their Agri-Ready Designation during the Dallas County Youth Livestock Show.

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Help fight childhood hunger across Missouri

| June 26, 2017

MISSOURI — Missouri is facing a food problem where one in five people and one in three children face food insecurity. To help fight hunger, Missouri Farmers Care (MFC) has launched Drive to Feed Kids, which will leverage food bank distribution networks to deliver kid-friendly meals to hungry children across Missouri.

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USDA questioning safety of Brazilian beef

| June 23, 2017

Washington, DC (press release) – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced the suspension of all imports of fresh beef from Brazil because of recurring concerns about the safety of the products intended for the American market. The suspension of shipments will remain in place until the Brazilian Ministry of Agriculture takes corrective action which the USDA finds satisfactory.

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Weekly Wheat, Corn Exports Bullish

| June 22, 2017

This week’s export sales report should be viewed bullish for wheat and corn, neutral for soybeans and bearish for milo, according to DTN Analyst Todd Hultman.

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