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Missouri Wine Industry Growing Quickly

Missouri Wine Industry Growing Quickly

| May 23, 2015

Grape growers and wine producers had an opportunity to learn about the promising work of the Missouri Grape and Wine Research Alliance.

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Livestock Markets, Sluggish Trade

Livestock Markets, Sluggish Trade

| May 22, 2015

The livestock markets were very thinly traded during Friday’s session as traders seemed more interested in making holiday plans rather than paying attention to the round of reports that came out on Friday morning.

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House Ag Committee Repeals COOL

House Ag Committee Repeals COOL

| May 21, 2015

The House Agriculture Committee approved H.R. 2393, a bill to repeal Country of Origin Labeling (COOL) requirements for beef, pork and chicken.

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Expansion Phase Near For U.S. Cattle Industry

Expansion Phase Near For U.S. Cattle Industry

| May 20, 2015

The USDA Cattle Inventory report confirmed a decisive upturn in the cattle inventory, marking the beginning of the expansion phase of the long-term cattle cycle.

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Give Turtles A Brake!

Give Turtles A Brake!

| May 20, 2015

Turtles are struck by cars throughout warmer months, but are at special risk this time of year because they are on the move, more than normal.

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Crop Progress For Week Ending May 17th

Crop Progress For Week Ending May 17th

| May 19, 2015

Row crop planting slowed last week as storms moved throughout the state, however seasonably average temperatures progressed corn emergence as well as wheat heading.

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Changes Being Considered For Deer Season

Changes Being Considered For Deer Season

| May 18, 2015

The Missouri Department of Conservation is considering some changes for the 2016-2017 deer hunting season.

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Important Crop Insurance Deadline Near

Important Crop Insurance Deadline Near

| May 14, 2015

Farmers and ranchers seeking federal crop insurance that they must have a Highly Erodible Land Conservation and Wetland Conservation Certification form, commonly called form AD-1026, on file with their local USDA service center by June 1.

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April Weather Above Normal Again

April Weather Above Normal Again

| May 13, 2015

There were April showers for some but not for others in the Show-Me State. The month also continued a trend of warmer-than-normal temperatures that has lasted for nearly two decades.

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