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Deer Season Forecast

Hunters’ harvest decisions determine the number and quality of deer on private land.

RFA Announces E85 "Post Your Price" Contest

The Renewable Fuels Association has announced a contest to promote E85 sales and track 

Russia Importing Chinese Pork

Eight hundred tons of pork is on its way to Russia, according to a report by food-market-dot-

EPA Study Suggest Neonicotinoid Seed Treatments Bring Little Benefit

A new Environmental Protection Agency analysis concluded neonicotinoid insecticide seed 

Lawsuit Filed To Reverse Approval of Dow Enlist

The Natural Resources Defense Council has filed a lawsuit seeking to reverse EPA approval of 

Chipotle Supporting State Labeling Measures

Chipotle has endorsed ballot measures in Colorado and Oregon that would require labeling for 

USDA reductions Helping Drop Federal Defici

Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew and the Office of Management and Budget announced the 

ASA, NCGA Welcome Registration of Enlist Herbicide

The American Soybean Association along with the National Corn Grower Association welcomes 

Mo. Governor Presents St Joseph Company with Ag Award

Gov. Nixon presents agricultural achievement award to animal nutrition company BioZyme, of 

MoDOT Waives Weight Limits to Help Farmers

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. – With heavy rains affecting farmers’ ability to harvest their crops in many 

Opponents of Missouri Farmers Continue Legal Attack on Missouri Agriculture

JEFFERSON CITY, MO (Oct. 15,2014) Despite a statewide vote in favor of Amendment #1 and 

Harvest Progress Remains Slow, Quality Still High

The National Corn Growers Association says farmers are working hard to harvest a record crop, 

Brazilian Beef Exports Down 16 percent

Beef exports by Brazil fell 16 percent by volume, nine percent in revenue for September. 

State Cattlemens’ Associations Don’t Want New USDA Checkoff

The National Cattlemens’ Beef Association announced Tuesday 45 cattlemens’ associations 

WTO Panel Favors US in Avian Influenza Retractions Dispute

U.S. trade Representative Michael Froman announced Tuesday alongside USDA Secretary 

Utah Farm Confirms PEDv

Utah’s largest swine operation and one of the biggest hog farms in the country has confirmed a 

Meat Export Volumes Drop, Values at Record Pace

July meat exports slowed but the values remain at a record pace.  The U.S. Meat Export 

Colorado Voting Guide Suggest GMO Labeling will Raise Food Prices

A guide published for voters in Colorado suggest that required labeling of genetically engineered 

Stakeholders call for Federal Help in Real Car Shortages

A wide spectrum of industry leaders called on the Surface Transportation Board to take action 

Purdue Foods Removing antibiotics from Chicken Hatcheries

Purdue Foods said this week the company has removed all antibiotics for growrth from its 

13 Senators want GIPSA Policy Limited Removed

13 Senators have signed a letter to the Senate Appropriations Committee asking for the 

USDA Loan Funds Turning Waste into Renewable Jet Fuel

USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack announced Thursday a loan guarantee to help a company turn 

Acreage, Yield Updates Due Soo

Farmers have until the end of the month to verify current base acres, yields and planting history 

Food Safety Concerns drop revenue for McDonald in China and Japan

(NAFB)--McDonalds reports a significant negative impact in China and Japan stemming from 

MO Farming Rights Amendment Passes

For many in Missouri Agriculture, it’s a win after Tuesday’s primary election. 

School Meals Study Paints Positive Picture

(NAFB)--A study by researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago and Michigan State 

Dairy Companies Try to Make Comeback

(NAFB)--According to the Wall Street Journal - the trend of looking for healthier food choices 

15th National Farmers Market Week

(NAFB)--August 3rd through the 9th has been declared as National Farmers Market Week. This 

Corn Crop Maturity Keeps Pace, Quality Remains High

(NCGA)--The percentage of corn acres having reached the silking stage remained one point 

Fresh Produce Pavilion at School Nutrition Association Conference

(NAFB)--The United Fresh Foundation has a Fresh Produce Pavilion at the School Nutrition 

Process Turns Barley into High Protein Fish Food

(NAFB)--Barley typically contains 10 to 12-percent protein - but carnivorous fish - like rainbow 

TPP Meeting Ends Without Forward Movement

(NAFB)--The Japan Times reports Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiators finished their meeting in 

State Fair Food Drive Cans Make 4-H Clover

(SEDALIA, Mo.) – Visitors to this year's Missouri State Fair can help alleviate Missouri hunger 

The State of Missouri Agriculture

At the first State of Missouri Agriculture event held in Jefferson City, State Senator Brian 

Missouri Food Prices Trend Higher

(MFB)-- Missouri shoppers paid more for food in the first quarter of 2014 than the same period last year

Agritourism to be Highlighted at Conference

Missourians have the opportunity to learn more about agritourism and urban agriculture at the 

Update on Situation Regarding U.S. DDGS Imports to China

Kevin Roepke - U.S. Grains Council Director of Trade Development in China - says the situation 

CBO Releases Analysis on Renewable Fuels Mandate Situations

The Hill reports the Congressional Budget Office recently released an analysis based on 

Immigration Reform Labeled Dead

According to the Washington Post - lawmakers on both sides of the immigration

Quarterly Hogs and Pigs Report Released

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service released its Quarterly Hogs and Pigs report Friday. 

USDA Acreage Report

(USDA)--Acreage Report

Studies Test Possible Alternative to Antibiotics in Pigs

(NAFB)--According to Pig Progress - a naturally occurring enzyme - lysozyme - is being tested 

Expanding the Soil Renaissance

(NAFB)--The Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation and Farm Foundation have been working to

House Ag Subcommittee Holds Farm Credit Hearing

(NAFB)--The House Ag Subcommittee on Livestock, Rural Development and Credit held a...

Congresswomen Introduce Legislation Regarding Salmonella Recalls

(NAFB)--Representatives Rosa DeLauro of Connecticut and Louise Slaughter of New York 

USDA Accepting Content Suggestions for 2017 Census of Agriculture

The recent release of the 2012 Census of Agriculture is the end of an ongoing 5-year cycle that 

U.S. Consumers Among Most Wasteful Regarding Food

A recent survey by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Economic Research Service estimates 

Debate on Shutdown of Ex-Im Bank

On Sunday - incoming House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy called for the expiration of the 

House Passes CFTC Reauthorization Bill

The U.S. House of Representatives has passed H.R. 4413 - the Customer Protection 

MO State Fair Seeking Applicants for Women in Agriculture Award

(SEDALIA, Mo.) – The Missouri State Fair is calling for entries from female agriculturalists 
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Federal officials: Dallas nurse free of Ebola
JESSICA GRESKO, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The first nurse diagnosed with Ebola after treating an infected man at a ...Read More
Iconic Kansas City hotel damaged by fire
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The owner of the iconic Hotel Savoy in Kansas City says he's confident the business ...Read More
Kan. man guilty of using girlfriend as police shield
HUTCHINSON, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas man, also convicted in Leavenworth County,  is guilty of kidnapping after using his girlfriend ...Read More
Judge seals affidavits in KU rape allegations
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — A Douglas County judge says probable cause affidavits in the alleged rapes of two women last ...Read More
Sentencing delayed again in barroom slaying
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Sentencing for a 30-year-old Kansas man convicted of killing a patron at a Topeka bar in ...Read More
Brownback unveils Urban Opportunity Zone plan
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Gov. Sam Brownback has unveiled a new program intended to bring new economic development to ...Read More
Kansas Supreme Court to hear cases in Kansas City
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Supreme Court is traveling to Kansas City, Kansas, next week for a special ...Read More
Infant seat recall to fix sticky buckles
DETROIT (AP) — Evenflo is recalling more than 202,000 rear-facing infant seats because the buckles can become difficult to unlatch. ...Read More
Two Mo. teens hospitalized after 18-foot fall
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — The Columbia Fire Department says two 19-year-olds have been seriously injured after an 18-foot fall in ...Read More
Three found guilty of bringing meth from L.A. to Kansas City
United States Attorney TOPEKA, KAN. – Three defendants were convicted on drug charges Thursday during a federal jury trial in ...Read More