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Seven sessions across Missouri will discuss farm economy challenges

| July 5, 2016

The Missouri Department of Agriculture in conjunction with MU Extension will offer meetings to discuss stress on Missouri farms. Seven different sessions will take place across the state from July 7-14.

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Vermont labeling law in effect

| July 5, 2016

Despite years of lobbying and pressure from food and agriculture groups, Vermont’s GMO labeling law took effect Friday.

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Market declines reflected in $Values July 1

| July 1, 2016

The American Angus Association’s dollar-value indexes have served as a trusted tool for more than a decade, incorporating EPDs and real-world economic factors to simplify multi-trait selection.

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EU promises review of any Bayer-Monsanto merger

| June 30, 2016

The European Union’s antitrust agency this week says it will conduct a strict review of Bayer AG’s proposed $62 billion purchase of Monsanto and similar mergers by rivals.

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House members looking closely at Senate GMO labeling legislation

| June 30, 2016

Supporters of a national GMO labeling bill in the Senate are hoping to have a full Senate vote on the compromise soon to send to the House.

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Modest pork expansion in June survey

| June 29, 2016

Pork producers told the USDA in the June Hogs and Pigs Survey that they’d increased the size of the breeding herd by 1 percent over last year.

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Fourth of July cookout cost up slightly

| June 29, 2016

America’s favorite Fourth of July cookout foods include hot dogs, cheeseburgers, pork spare ribs, baked beans, potato salad, and milk, which will all cost a little more this year, according to the American Farm Bureau Federation.

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EU will decide region’s fate of glyphosate use this week

| June 28, 2016

The European Commission is expected to make a decision this week on the use of glyphosate in the European Union after politicians in the EU failed to reach an agreement.

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U.S. needs waterway system improvements amid Panama Canal expansion

| June 28, 2016

The grand opening of the Panama Canal expansion was held this past weekend. Larger vessels that can hold nearly double the amount of grain and oilseeds can now move through the canal.

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