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Entry deadlines for the Missouri State Fair

| June 27, 2016

A news release from the Missouri State Fair lists deadlines for entries into State Fair contests.

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Supreme Court ruling a win for the constitution

| June 27, 2016

Thanks to a 4-4 deadlock last week, the Supreme Court blocked President Obama’s effort to prevent more than 4 million undocumented immigrants from the threat of deportation.

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Potential worsening weed problems correspond with herbicide use

| June 26, 2016

Beginning in the 1970’s herbicide resistant weed populations have slowly increased, corresponding to the varieties of, and increasing use of herbicides.

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Implications of Great Britain’s exit from the EU unknown

| June 24, 2016

The news Friday morning that Great Britain has voted to leave the European Union sent shock waves throughout the financial sector, on a global basis.

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GMO opposition group takes to Capitol Hill

| June 23, 2016

Honeycutt share’s a message to farmers; she says you’ve been lied too. “I truly appreciate that you are trying to grow food the best way that you know how with the best tools that you have. I simply believe that you have been lied to about the health impacts of these chemicals for many many years. “

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FAA to allow commercial drone use

| June 22, 2016

The Federal Aviation Administration Tuesday announced a rule that will allow the use of drones commercially, including for agriculture purposes.

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Compromise near on National GMO Labeling Law

| June 22, 2016

The ranking Democrat on the Senate Agriculture Committee, Michigan’s Debbie Stabenow, says lawmakers are getting “close” to reaching a deal on GMO labeling.

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Canada lawmaker introduces GMO Labeling Bill

| June 21, 2016

Canada is joining the United States in again considering a GMO labeling bill that would create a national standard.

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Soybean stocks, acreage, and weather

| June 21, 2016

The price of soybeans has rallied so much this season that one agricultural economist is doubtful there is much additional upside potential.

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