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View the eclipse with the Missouri Department of Conservation

| July 24, 2017

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (press release) — Discover some unique activities in nature during the upcoming total solar eclipse on Aug. 21 by watching the rare event at one of 54 Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) areas that lie in the solar eclipse’s primary path across Missouri.

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Carroll County Farm Bureau holds Annual Meeting

| July 22, 2017

Carroll County residents gathered in Carrollton last night for the annual meeting of the Carroll County Farm Bureau.

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MDC seeking public comments on regulations as part of state review

| July 21, 2017

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (press release) — In accordance with Gov. Eric Greitens’ executive order issued in January, the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) is undergoing a thorough review of and seeking public comment on all regulations of the Wildlife Code of Missouri under the Missouri Code of State Regulations.

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Small family farms dominating U.S. farm count

| July 21, 2017

MISSOURI (USDA) — Small family farms are dominating the U.S. farm count while midsize and large-scale family farms are dominating production.

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Soy acres gaining on corn acres

| July 21, 2017

CHICAGO (press release) – The U.S. soybean industry is turning a corner. This year, soy acres closed in on corn acres, narrowing the gap between the two crops.

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NEWSMAKER — Tick diseases in Missouri are higher than normal

| July 21, 2017

MISSOURI — Lyme disease is one of the most prominent diseases you can acquire from ticks however, here in Missouri it’s not as common as some might think.

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McKinney and Clovis nominated to join USDA leadership team

| July 20, 2017

Two more people have been nominated to join the leadership team at USDA, and Secretary Sonny Perdue approves of both.

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Missouri grower elected to National Corn Board

| July 19, 2017

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.(press release)–Farmer-leaders from across the nation elected Missouri Corn Growers Association President Gary Porter to the National Corn Board today. The election was held during the National Corn Growers Association’s Corn Congress currently taking place in Washington, D.C.

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Innovative solution proposed to help rural Americans access broadband

| July 19, 2017

On Tuesday, July 12, 2017, Microsoft announced they are considering the use of TV white space to provide broadband access to more than 23 million rural Americans.

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