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Palmer amaranth posing as a potential problem for Missouri farmers

| January 26, 2017

An aggressive weed commonly known as Palmer amaranth has been showing up in southeast Missouri fields seeded for pollinator habitat and is starting to concern farmers in the North.

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Pesticide permit applications being accepted

| January 25, 2017

Classes are available now to earn your certification.

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NEWSMAKER — Plant Protection specialist weighs in on herbicide resistance

| January 25, 2017

KMZU’s Sara Miles was able to talk to Dr. Connor Ferguson, Assistant Professor and Plant Protection Specialist at Northwest Missouri State University while at the Global Ag Symposium on January 18th.

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Johnson County Extension to host “Grow Your Farm” series

| January 24, 2017

The University of Missouri Extension Johnson County is sponsoring a session series in Warrensburg

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Fourth Quarter 2016 Farm Lending Slows

| January 24, 2017

The Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City says farm lending during the fourth quarter of 2016 slowed significantly as lenders and borrowers assessed economic prospects for 2017.

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MDA Director, Chris Chinn, shows “Missouri Agriculture at a glance”

| January 24, 2017

Acting Missouri Department of Agriculture Director, Chris Chinn, delivered a presentation to a joint Senate-House committee on Monday about the impact of Missouri agriculture.

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Skittles possibly used for cattle feed

| January 23, 2017

Skittles were spilled from the back of a truck on a rural Wisconsin highway.

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Fever ticks becoming a problem in Texas

| January 23, 2017

Fever ticks have invaded seven counties in Texas and have become a big problem for cattle farmers.

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Sonny Perdue nominated as Secretary of Agriculture

| January 19, 2017

George “Sonny” Perdue, a former governor of Georgia and a veterinarian-turned-politician will lead the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

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