Tag: farm news

More than 7,000 hogs to be housed in new Cooper County operation

| June 20, 2018

The Missouri Department of Natural Resources issued a permit Tuesday, giving the hog lot a green light from state regulators.

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Hay market deals with shortage, toxicity and poor quality

| June 12, 2018

University of Missouri Extension Professor Craig Roberts said that producers who grow hay have encountered a “triple-whammy” this year.

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2018 Missouri State FFA Convention

| April 20, 2018

All interviews include local FFA students from across the area.

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Missouri Department of Agriculture to host public hearing on pesticide emergency rule

| February 20, 2018

At 10 a.m. on Wednesday, March 21, 2018, the Missouri Department of Agriculture will host a public hearing at which interested parties may share their input on an emergency rule to restrict the sale and use of certain pesticides in Missouri.

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Agriculture Sec. Perdue Names Appointees to the Missouri USDA Farm Service Agency State Committee

| January 18, 2018

COLUMBIA, Mo (news release)¬†– U. S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue recently announced the individuals who will serve on the Missouri USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) state committee. The state committee is responsible for the oversight of farm programs and county committee operations, resolving appeals from the agriculture community, and helping to keep producers informed […]

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Howard County University of Missouri Extension Council elections announced

| January 16, 2018

Citizens of voting age in Howard County will have an opportunity to vote and elect members to the University of Missouri Extension Council January 19-26.

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Agriculture praises passage of tax bill

| December 21, 2017

A variety of people in the agricultural industry are applauding the passage of the tax bill.

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Civil penalties issued in Dunklin County for pesticide drift

| December 15, 2017

According to a news release from the Missouri Department of Agriculture, civil penalties have been issued to applicators, all from Dunklin County, as a result of investigations of complaints during the 2016 growing season.

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Missouri State Fair recognized as one of the best in the world

| December 7, 2017

The International Association of Fairs and Expositions has recognized the Missouri State Fair for another year of outstanding work.

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