Another Beef Check-Off Looming

| November 6, 2014 | 5:56 am

U.S. Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack is moving ahead with plans to create a second beef check off.

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NCGA Accepting Applications For Board

| November 5, 2014 | 11:11 am

The nomination period for the National Corn Board is underway with applications due by January 9, 2015.

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The Fight Over COOL Still Hot

| November 4, 2014 | 11:05 am

The latest ruling from the World Trade Organization is still having a rippling effect on several ag groups.

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Missouri Crop Progress Week Ending November 2nd

| November 4, 2014 | 8:01 am

Mother Nature cooperated last week, which allowed for progress to be made.

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Mid-Term Elections Critical For Ag

| November 4, 2014 | 5:50 am

With a lot on the line, these mid-term elections are more important than ever for agriculture.

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Exceptional Harvest Causes Some Storage Issues

| November 2, 2014 | 6:00 am

From the exceptional yields in both corn and soybeans to infrastructure faults, this time of year is an adventure for all of the area grain storage facilities.

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COOL Appeal Not Likely This Year

| October 31, 2014 | 5:25 am

Requests by the World Trade Organization and demands by trade partners will likely delay any appeal for Country Of Origin Labeling.

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Another Checkoff Program For Beef Producers

| October 31, 2014 | 5:16 am

The USDA is reportedly looking into implementing an additional checkoff program.

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National FFA Foundation With New Corporate Partner

| October 30, 2014 | 7:18 am

The new partnership was announced at the National FFA Convention and is showing immediate benefits for members.

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