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Lending Rates for February 2015

| February 2, 2015

Commodity loan rate up slightly, while storage facility loan rate is slightly lower

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Beginning Farmers and Ranchers Get a Boost

| February 2, 2015

More than $18 million in grants to educate, mentor, and enhance the sustainability of the next generation of farmers.

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Court Sides With EPA; Livestock Operations Info

| January 29, 2015

Efforts to stop the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s release of farm owners’ personal information came up short in a federal district court earlier this week.

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Seed Prices Not Expected to Climb Much

| January 28, 2015

Seed companies say they are sensitive to how the lower commodity prices will squeeze farmer margins.

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Keystone Bill Stalls in Senate

| January 27, 2015

The Senate is expected to continue working on the bill this week, along with more amendment votes.

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MDC: Two New Cases of CWD Found

| January 26, 2015

One was found in an adult buck harvested by a hunter in Macon County and the other in an adult doe harvested by a hunter in Adair County.

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Fewer Heifers In Feedlots

| January 26, 2015

Placements in feedlots during December totaled 1.54 million, which is 8 percent lower than December 2013 placement levels.

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Beef Down, Pork Up in December

| January 23, 2015

There was recovery in pork production, as beef slaughter and production declined according to the latest report from USDA.

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Preventing Calf Scours

| January 21, 2015

Scour prevention tips from the University of Missouri extension.

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