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Farm Bill passes through the House of Representatives

| June 22, 2018

The House of Representatives passed their version of the 2018 Farm Bill on Thursday, June 21, by a narrow 2-vote margin.

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Dicamba weed application cutoff date quickly approaching

| June 22, 2018

The cutoff date for Dicamba application is July 15 for all Missouri counties except for specific counties in the boot hill.

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University of Missouri to benefit from Bayer-Monsanto merger

| June 21, 2018

The mayor of Columbia said he believes the merger will yield better results and add to the list of positive impacts for Missourians in all communities.

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Columbia Center for Urban Agriculture seeks public participation to make pilot program a success

| June 21, 2018

Four organizations in the Columbia area are partnering together to help nearly 1,000 elementary school students understand where their food comes from and how they can make healthy life choices.

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NEWSMAKER — Proposal approved for feedlot expansion causes concern

| June 21, 2018

While this expansion could bring new jobs to the Kansas City area and further add to the locally grown food market, some residents and businesses are concerned with its location.

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State senate protects livestock and poultry producers with new bill defining “meat”

| June 20, 2018

According to Senator Munzlinger, Missouri statutes prior to Senate Bill 627 say “meat” is anything derived from a two- or four-legged animal. The recently passed bill simply puts an emphasis on preexisting statutes.

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Missouri Crop Progress and Condition Report from USDA

| June 19, 2018

Lack of rain starting to take a toll on Missouri crops and hay supplies.

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MU Extension provides harvesting tip for vegetable growers

| June 18, 2018

In this week’s edition of Horticulture Tips, Baker explains how the time of day can make a difference in harvesting vegetables.

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MDC managed deer hunt applications available in July

| June 18, 2018

More than 100 managed hunts will be available at designated Missouri Department of Conservation state parks, conservation areas, national wildlife refuges and public hunting areas.

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