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Alliance offers wind certification standards

Alliance offers wind certification standards

| January 26, 2016

The Interstate Turbine Advisory Council, managed by the Clean Energy States Alliance, helps to promote the potential of distributed wind through certifying small wind turbines.

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Midwest economy slowing on lower farm income

Midwest economy slowing on lower farm income

| January 25, 2016

The Rural Mainstreet Index, which ranges between 0 and 100, sank to 34.8 from December’s 41.5.

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Senate fails on WOTUS disapproval veto

Senate fails on WOTUS disapproval veto

| January 22, 2016

The motion failed a cloture vote 52-40 as the Senate needed 60 votes in favor to override the veto.

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Monsanto pushes the bar for seed strength and yield

Monsanto pushes the bar for seed strength and yield

| January 22, 2016

Monsanto recently announced the new developments coming through the company pipeline for 2016.

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Farmers could boost drone sales

Farmers could boost drone sales

| January 21, 2016

Sales of commercial drone sales could jump from $261 million in 2015 to $481 million this year, with 48% expected to come from agricultural applications.

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Regulations change for spotted bass at Truman Lake

Regulations change for spotted bass at Truman Lake

| January 21, 2016

A new regulation beginning on March 1, 2016 will reduce the length limit on spotted bass caught at Truman Lake from 15 to 12 inches.

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Missouri House passes resolution to stop tax hike on farmers

Missouri House passes resolution to stop tax hike on farmers

| January 20, 2016

The Missouri House of Representatives passed the legislation that will disapprove the recommendation of a five percent tax increase on Missouri farmers and ranchers.

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Tight times call for tight budgets

Tight times call for tight budgets

| January 20, 2016

Farmers are well aware that with the current prices on crops, they need to cut cost wherever they can.

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Gradual land value declines expected this year

Gradual land value declines expected this year

| January 20, 2016

Values for high-quality land are to continue holding steady, while lower quality land values may decline.

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