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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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Social Security beneficiaries get a raise
STEPHEN OHLEMACHER, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The government says millions of older Americans who rely on federal benefits will ...Read More
Mountain Lion confirmed in Southeast Kansas
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Company fined $25M for work-at-home scheme
BRIAN MELLEY, Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — A federal judge has fined a California company $25 million for misleading ...Read More
Man apprehended after jumping White House fence
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Secret Service has apprehended a man who jumped over the White House fence. This latest incident ...Read More
Charges dropped for 1 suspect in fatal fall of former Manhattan woman
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Google unveils app for managing Gmail inboxes
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — Google is introducing an application designed to make it easier for its Gmail users to ...Read More
Senate candidates in Kan. seek to bolster support
THOMAS BEAUMONT, Associated Press JOHN D. HANNA, Associated Press OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — Embattled three-term incumbent Republican Sen. Pat Roberts ...Read More
New clinic serves adult survivors of childhood cancer
By Dave Ranney KHI News Service KANSAS CITY, Kan. — The Midwest Cancer Alliance on Tuesday announced the formal opening ...Read More
Nixon seeks federal aid for Mo. storms
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Gov. Jay Nixon is seeking a federal disaster declaration for 20 northern Missouri counties that ...Read More
Mo. school bus driver cited in collision
LEE'S SUMMIT (AP) - The driver of a suburban Kansas City school involved in a collision that injured 13 students ...Read More