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Saline County receives Agri-Ready designation

| June 29, 2017

Missouri Farmers Care added Saline County to its growing list of Agri-Ready Counties.

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USDA Seeking Public Input on GMO Labeling

| June 29, 2017

The Department of Agriculture is seeking public input on GMO labeling.

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MDC expands deer feeding ban to 41 counties in response to chronic wasting disease

| June 28, 2017

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (press release) – The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) has expanded restrictions on feeding deer and placing minerals for deer from 29 to 41 counties throughout the state, effective July 1, 2017. The goal of the expanded feeding ban is to help limit the spread of chronic wasting disease (CWD).

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Japanese beetles a problem for farmers during the summer months

| June 28, 2017

MISSOURI — Between June and August Japanese beetles (pests) emerge from the soil. Before this pest becomes a beetle, it is actually a grub that lives in the soil and feeds on roots of plants. You can identify the beetle by their metallic-green body with bronze-colored wing covers.

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WOTUS rule traveling back in time

| June 28, 2017

OMAHA (DTN) — The federal government is turning back the clock on the controversial waters of the United States, or WOTUS, rule — quite literally — with a proposal announced on Tuesday to recodify the law as it was written prior to 2015.

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Grain groups and produce groups at odds over NAFTA

| June 28, 2017

WASHINGTON (DTN) — Early testimony from agricultural industries Tuesday on the future of the North American Free Trade Agreement reflected an array of views on the impact of the trade deal and the Trump administration’s move to renegotiate NAFTA.

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First Fridays at the Refuge begin.

| June 27, 2017

Bald Eagles coming to Swan Lake National Wildlife Refuge.

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Secretary Perdue to Travel to China to Mark Return of U.S. Beef

| June 27, 2017

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue will travel to China this week, joining with U.S. Ambassador to China Terry Branstad, to formally mark the return of U.S. beef to the Chinese market after a 13-year hiatus.

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Dicamba use under scrutiny by Missouri

| June 27, 2017

Missouri is waiting and watching this week as complaints related to dicamba drift issues roll in and other states contemplate temporary bans.

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