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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Soybeans to Overtake Corn in 2019

| November 30, 2017

The U.S. Department of Agriculture released a preview of its long-term planting projections Tuesday.

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USDA Offers Targeted Farm Loan Funding for Underserved Groups and Beginning Farmers

| November 28, 2017

U.S. Department of Agriculture Missouri Farm Service Agency Executive Director Richard Fordyce reminds producers that FSA offers specially targeted farm ownership and farm operating loans to underserved applicants as well as beginning farmers and ranchers.

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USDA outlines top tips to prepare a safe turkey this Thanksgiving

| November 21, 2017

The USDA wants your Thanksgiving feast to be as safe as possible, so they have released a few tips on how to prepare your delicious turkey without the bacteria.

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Harvest 2017 slowly finishes up according to USDA

| November 14, 2017

Farmers around the state are finishing up harvest for the year, according to the National Agricultural Statistics Service.

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USDA announces rural infrastructure investment, including Missouri

| November 2, 2017

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue has announced that $2.5 billion will be invested in rural electric infrastructure improvements.

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Missouri farmers make progress in harvest, despite rainy conditions

| October 17, 2017

Farmers have made progress statewide this harvest season, according to the USDA Crop Progress and Condition Report.

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USDA Suspends CRP Enrollment

| October 12, 2017

The Department of Agriculture announced this week that it would process many pending eligible offers for enrollment in the Conservation Reserve Program.

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USDA Announces Farm Safety Net Payments

| October 5, 2017

The Department of Agriculture announced this week that more than $9.6 billion in payments would be made through farm safety net programs.

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