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World population increase pressuring agriculture

| April 7, 2016

Louisiana State University Vice-President of Agriculture and the Dean of the LSU College of Agriculture, Dr. Bill Richardson, points out the world is going to have a lot more people to feed and sooner than most expect.

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Reeds Spring man catches record breaking freshwater drum

| April 7, 2016

According to the Missouri Department of conservation, a new record has been set for the largest freshwater drum caught using alternative method fishing.

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U.S. Farmers and Ranchers Alliance brings the farm to the classroom

| April 5, 2016

U.S. Farmers and Ranchers Alliance spends the majority of their educational and promotional dollars to bridge the gap between urban and rural areas; their most recent effort takes the form of a live virtual field trip of a farm, showing the combination of technology and agriculture.

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Celebrate Chardonel wine this month in Missouri

| April 4, 2016

Support the Missouri wine industry by celebrating Chardonel Month at local wineries.

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Senator McCaskill calls for Department of Commerce to use full legal authority

| March 31, 2016

McCaskill urges an increase in efforts in the fight against illegal and unfair trade practices.

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USDA Toolkit designed to help pitch local foods

| March 31, 2016

The United States Department of Agriculture has been moving to support local food production throughout the nation. The agency is focusing on bringing new farmers and businesses into rural and urban areas.

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China moves to free corn stocks

| March 30, 2016

The Chinese government is expected to release its stock pile of corn into the free market later this year.

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Experts advise patience when preparing spring gardens

| March 30, 2016

With Spring in the air, many Missourians are preparing their gardens for planting, but experts advise patience to avoid damaging soil structure.

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Kansas ranchers assessing fire damage

| March 30, 2016

As firefighters work to wrap up their efforts to stop a massive Kansas wildfire, possible winds could rekindle hot spots.

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