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Expansion Phase Near For U.S. Cattle Industry

Expansion Phase Near For U.S. Cattle Industry

| May 20, 2015

The USDA Cattle Inventory report confirmed a decisive upturn in the cattle inventory, marking the beginning of the expansion phase of the long-term cattle cycle.

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Give Turtles A Brake!

Give Turtles A Brake!

| May 20, 2015

Turtles are struck by cars throughout warmer months, but are at special risk this time of year because they are on the move, more than normal.

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Crop Progress For Week Ending May 17th

Crop Progress For Week Ending May 17th

| May 19, 2015

Row crop planting slowed last week as storms moved throughout the state, however seasonably average temperatures progressed corn emergence as well as wheat heading.

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Changes Being Considered For Deer Season

Changes Being Considered For Deer Season

| May 18, 2015

The Missouri Department of Conservation is considering some changes for the 2016-2017 deer hunting season.

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Important Crop Insurance Deadline Near

Important Crop Insurance Deadline Near

| May 14, 2015

Farmers and ranchers seeking federal crop insurance that they must have a Highly Erodible Land Conservation and Wetland Conservation Certification form, commonly called form AD-1026, on file with their local USDA service center by June 1.

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April Weather Above Normal Again

April Weather Above Normal Again

| May 13, 2015

There were April showers for some but not for others in the Show-Me State. The month also continued a trend of warmer-than-normal temperatures that has lasted for nearly two decades.

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Crop Progress, Week Ending May 10th

Crop Progress, Week Ending May 10th

| May 12, 2015

Producers made good progress in planting row crops with dry conditions most of the week, while warmer temperatures helped emerging crops.

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Spring Turkey Harvest Up For Fourth Year Straight

Spring Turkey Harvest Up For Fourth Year Straight

| May 12, 2015

The Missouri Department of Conservation reported that turkey hunters checked 43,991 birds during Missouri’s 2015 regular spring turkey season April 20 through May 10.

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Measuring And Monitoring Pasture Growth

Measuring And Monitoring Pasture Growth

| May 8, 2015

The spring flush of cool-season grass growth has begun. University of Missouri Extension Livestock Specialist Gene Schmitz says he has recently noticed some tall fescue seed heads emerging

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