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Director Chinn moves from “listening mode” to “doing mode” this week

| May 22, 2017

Friday marked 100 days Chris Chinn has served as the Director of Agriculture.

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Keep calm, Perdue is working to bring broadband to rural areas

| May 18, 2017

Internet access is considered a modern necessity. For anyone born after 1985, a world without internet might be foreign. Rural areas have suffered without broadband to keep them connected with the rest of the world. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue has made rural broadband a top priority. When he visited Kansas City on April 28 as […]

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MDC offers Free Fishing Days as a way to get hooked on fishing

| May 18, 2017

In a news release, MDC announced that June 10 and 11 will be Free Fishing Days. This allows anyone in the state without a fishing permit, trout permit, or trout park daily tag.

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Get your gear ready it’s almost squirrel and bass season

| May 17, 2017

The Missouri Department of Conservation issued a news release that reminds Missouri residents of the upcoming squirrel and black bass seasons.

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Start scouting your crops for armyworms, black cutworms

| May 17, 2017

ROCKVILLE, Md. (DTN) — If your corn survived heavy rains, flooding and cold soils, you’re lucky — but you’re not safe.

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Young archers from across Missouri were outstanding in National Tournament

| May 17, 2017

MISSOURI — Missouri schools were top notch during the National Archery in the Schools (NASP) National Tournament held May 11, 2017 through May 13, 2017 in Louisville, Kentucky.

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Hops are new to Bradford Research Farm

| May 16, 2017

According to the University of Missouri Extension, the rise in interest of craft beers has inspired staff to start the hops project.

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USDA releases cattle estimates

| May 16, 2017

Overall, Missouri has 2,052,000 beef cows and 4,350,000 cattle and calves.

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Farmers can see the finish line for corn planting

| May 16, 2017

According to this weeks Crop Progress and Condition Report, 87 percent of corn for the year is planted and 61 percent is emerged.

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