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Monsanto rejects second chance at Bayer deal

| June 14, 2016

Monsanto has rejected a second attempt by Bayer AG to purchase Monsanto.

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Missouri Crop Progress and Condition

| June 14, 2016

Drier weather this week has allowed planting and haying to progress. Corn and beans on schedule.

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Missouri frogging set to begin June 30

| June 13, 2016

The Missouri Department of Conservation reports frogging season will begin on June 30, 2016 at sunset and ends October 31, 2016.

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Building trust with consumers

| June 10, 2016

Connecting with beef consumers and establishing a positive narrative around America’s farms and ranches is a critical mission for the future of the cattle industry.

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EPA’s plan to boost ethanol use in gasoline gets hearing

| June 9, 2016

All sides of the ethanol and biofuels debate are getting the chance to weigh in on a federal agency’s proposal to boost the amount of renewable fuels blended into gasoline.

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Profitability calculator helps farmers track success

| June 9, 2016

With crops in the field, now is a good time for farmers to review their grain marketing strategy.

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TTIP negotiations to continue next month

| June 8, 2016

Negotiations on the trade agreement between the European Union and the United States will continue in July. The American Farm Bureau’s trade specialist, Dave Salmonsen, says many agriculture issues must be resolved to complete the deal.

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Higher hog prices battling higher feed costs

| June 8, 2016

American hog farmers are caught between higher prices from growing exports and the higher cost of feed due to lower South American corn and soybean production and weather concerns for U.S. crops.

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MU Extension will host Agricultural Outlook Round Table for local producers

| June 7, 2016

The Johnson County MU Extension office will sponsor an Agricultural Outlook Round Table on July 14. Topics that will be discussed include: Commodity price projections, insurance options for producers to consider, agricultural macroeconomics and interest rate outlook, and marketing Missouri products internationally.

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