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Food Manufacturers Say Proposed Animal Feed Rule Costly

(NAFB)--Food manufacturers send a lot of their waste to be turned into animal feed - including 

Stricter limits Coming for MO Deer Hunters

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Missouri Conservation Commission approved regulation changes 

Farm Bureau Opposes Eminent Domain for Grain Belt Express

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Missouri Farm Bureau’s board of directors has voted to intervene in 

Researchers Find Way to Effectively Treat E. coli

(NAFB)--Purdue University Researchers infected fresh spinach and ground beef with nearly 10-

East Buchanan Ag Foundation Internship and Scholarship

The East Buchanan Agricultural Foundation is offering a summer internship to an East 

Japan Considers Decrease of U.S. Beef Import Tariffs

(NAFB)--Reuters reports Japan is considering cutting U.S. beef import tariffs to less than 10-

Lucas to Step Down as House Ag Chair At End of Term

(NAFB)--According to the Hagstrom Report - House Ag Committee Chair Frank Lucas has 

2012 Census of Agriculture To be Released Next Month

(NAFB)--USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service has announced it will publish the full 

Producers Drive Change at Dairy Conference

Madison, Wis.  – More than 300 dairy calf and heifer growers, industry representatives and allied 

Rabobank Report Shows China at Center of Global Beef Demand

(NAFB)--According to Beef Magazine - a recent Rabobank report shows beef market 

Federal GMO Labeling Bill Introduced

(NAFB)--Representatives Mike Pompeo of Kansas and G.K Butterfield of North Carolina have 

USDA WASDE and Crop Production Reports

(KFEQ)--USDA cut ending stocks corn and soybeans in the latest supply and demand report (

Missouri House Recognizes Dairy Plight

April 8. Chesterfield…The Missouri House of Representatives has passed the “Missouri Dairy 

Missouri FSA Announces Livestock Disaster Program Signup

(COLUMBIA, Mo.), April 7, 2014 - U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency 

ASA Leadership Featured on The Minute by FMC

 April 8, 2014 – Involvement in industry associations leads to improvements at every level.  The 

2013/2014 Corn Export Cargo Quality Report

The U.S. Grains Council recently released its 2013/2014 Corn Export Cargo Quality Report and 

Missouri Soybean Association Names Wheeler as Director

Missouri Soybean Association announces the hiring of their new Executive Director/CEO, Garys

MF Global Making Final Payments to Customers

(NAFB)--Agri-Pulse reports the MF Global trustee has announced the company will start making 

Antidumping Case Could Cause Problems with Mexico

(NAFB)--The U.S. has been negotiating with Mexico on a variety of agricultural issues. Most 

NCBA on Japan, Australia Trade Agreement

WASHINGTON (April 7, 2014) – In response to the announcement of a Bilateral Trade 

Weed Scientists Provide Recommendations Regarding Palmer Amaranth

(NAFB)--The University of Illinois weed science program has developed some recommendations 

Prospective Plantings and Quarterly Grain Stocks Reports

(NAFB)--The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service released 

World Dairy Expo Trade Show Receives Industry Recognition

MADISON, WIS. –World Dairy Expo has been ranked 26th in Trade Show News

Inoculants Help Preserve Feed Quality

DES MOINES, Iowa, March 25, 2014 – An upward trend in milk and beef prices may have 

Last Call for Nominations for Farm Mom of the Year

ST. LOUIS – Monsanto Company is announcing the last call for nominations in its 

Oil Pipeline Completion Expected Mid Year

(AP) - A 600-mile pipeline extending from Illinois to Oklahoma could be ready by this summer.

USDA Announces Growth of U.S. Organic Industry

WASHINGTON, March 20, 2014 - The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced 

Breakfast Costs Increasing

(NAFB)--The Washington Post reports breakfast costs are rising. Paragon Economics 

Ethanol Plants Experience Profitable Year in 2013

(NAFB)--In 2013 - the average U.S. ethanol plant had the second-most profitable year on re

User Fee Increase Still Not Included in WRDA

(NAFB)--Congress could complete the Water Resources Development Act in May - accor

World Dairy Expo 2014 Honorees Announced

World Dairy Expo (WDE) along with the dairy industry will honor four 

BaconFest St. Joe, MO 2014 Announces Beneficiary

BaconFest St. Joe, MO is the hot, new and slightly quirky event coming to the St. Joseph Civic 

K-State University Beef Cattle Research

The Kansas State University beef cattle research is available online.  

Tolman to Retire as NCGA Chief Executive Officer

The following is a statement from National Corn Growers Association President Martin Barbre.

Lawsuit Filled Against Corps of Engineers

A lawsuit has been filed against the US Army Corps of Engineers on behalf of 200 

Big Donation to HSUS Thanks to Oscar Selfie

The picture of several celebrities captured during the Oscars Sunday that went viral on 

ASA Open Resolution Process Topics

During the annual meeting of its voting delegates at last week’s 

Farm Bureau Supports Move to Strengthen Coexistence Among Farmer

The American Farm Bureau Federation is supporting USDA’s decision to move forward 

Steward Recognition Program Honors Farmer for Conservation

The National Corn Growers Association recognized good stewardship last week during the 2014 

Top Growers Offer Yield-Increasing Tips in New Video

(NAFB)--A video that offers tips from perennial high-yield entrants of the National Corn 

EPA Proposal, Proposed Budget, Don't Mix

Americans United for Change hailed the proposed fiscal year 2015 budget - highlighting 

Secretary Vilsack on Proposed FY 2015 USDA Budge

U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack says the President’s proposed budget for USDA in

Stress Emergence Ratings Differentiate Hybrids

Deep in the DNA of a corn seed lies a genetic predisposition to thrive in tropical 

USCG Addresses Ukraine Conflict

The U.S. Grains Council today addressed the ever-changing political situation in...

Mo Corn Grower Inducted to National Corn Hall of Fame

-Rob Korff of Norborne, Mo., was inducted into the National Corn Growers Association 

NWMO Sprayer Specialist Featured on FMC's The Minute

Proper calibration of sprayer equipment could be the difference between a poor or plentiful crop and landscape.

ASA Awards Dave Drennan with Lifetime Achievement Award

The American Soybean Association (ASA) recognized Dave Drennan from Chesterfield, Mo. with 

Windsor Mo FFA Wins Western Farm Show Food Drive

The Windsor, Mo., FFA collected 1,500 food items in the annual Missouri-Kansas “Border War”


Launching New Bison Herds Without Risk to Cattle

According to a USDA study - using wild bison deemed free of cattle disease

EPA Finalizes New Fuel and Car Standards

The Environmental Protection Agency has finalized emission standards for cars and 
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Kansas voter program checks nationwide
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Mo. Lawmakers to Send Nixon Criminal Code
JEFFERSON CITY (AP) - Missouri lawmakers are poised to send Gov. Jay Nixon legislation to overhaul the state's criminal laws. ...Read More
House Plans Debate on Missouri Student Transfers
JEFFERSON CITY (AP) - Missouri House members plan to advance legislation that seeks to address a student transfer law requiring ...Read More
Kraft Foods recalls Oscar Mayer products from Mo. plant
NEW YORK (AP) - Kraft Foods is recalling 96,000 pounds of its Oscar Mayer wieners because they may mistakenly contain ...Read More
Kansas Guard fishing event marks 10 years
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A northeast Kansas fishing tournament honoring the memory of fallen National Guard soldiers is hitting the ...Read More
Dole returns to Kansas for events in 10 cities
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — Kansas political icon Bob Dole has returned to his home state for 10 receptions and ...Read More
Study: Fuels from corn waste not better than gas
DINA CAPPIELLO, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A study paid for by the federal government says biofuels made from the ...Read More
Mo. Survivor of Pearl Harbor Dies
SPRINGFIELD (AP) - The last known Pearl Harbor survivor living in the Ozarks has died. The Springfield News-Leader reports William ...Read More
Brownback to attend KU Medical Center event
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Gov. Sam Brownback and other officials are expected to gather at the KU Medical Center ...Read More
Dress for safety on the farm
What's today's fashionable farmer wearing to work? If you guessed any of the high fashions featured in GQ, Vanity Fair ...Read More