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Ethanol groups disappointed with EPA proposal for biofuels

| May 19, 2016

The Environmental Protection Agency is again calling for less biofuel consumption next year than mandated by Congress. The EPA says the proposal will satisfy 99 percent of the mandate.

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EPA proposes increase in renewable fuel levels

| May 19, 2016

The Environmental Protection Agency released a proposal Wednesday to increase renewable fuel volume requirements across all types of biofuels under the Renewable Fuel Standard.

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To stabilize grain farm income corn needs to be 4.20

| May 17, 2016

Grain farmers throughout the Midwest are suffering through a third straight year of losses and prices don’t look to go high enough, yet, to stabilize net incomes.

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Legislation banning packer ownership of livestock introduced

| May 17, 2016

Iowa Republican Senator Chuck Grassley introduced a bill last week that would make it unlawful for packers to own, feed, or control livestock intended for slaughter.

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Voters overwhelmingly support farmers and farm policy

| May 12, 2016

Nearly 90 percent of Americans have a favorable view of farmers, and 92 percent said it was important to provide farmers with federal funding, according to a new national poll released this week.

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MDC encourages motorists to watch for turtles on Missouri roadways

| May 10, 2016

Watch for turtles crossing roadways during this time of the year.

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MU Extension offers tips to keep spring flowering bulbs in good health

| May 10, 2016

As spring flowering bulbs quit producing blooms, gardeners may be tempted to mow them over. David Trinklein, horticulture specialist for MU extension says this will guarantee that your flowering bulbs will die out.

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Soy checkoff leads industry to think beyond the bushel

| May 10, 2016

The United Soybean Board continues implementation of the checkoff’s long-range strategic plan with the goal of maximizing profit opportunities for all U.S. soybean farmers.

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Partnering with NASCAR a win for ethanol and farmers

| May 9, 2016

The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series made a stop at the Kansas Speedway outside of Kansas, City, Kansas Saturday night for the Go Bowling 400.

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