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Beef quality training planned throughout Mo.
The Missouri Cattlemen's Association (MCA), on behalf of the Missouri Beef Industry Council, is offering 15 on-site training seminars for Missouri cattlemen through the Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) Program.
Construction starts on research lab
A nearly year-long project to renovate and expand the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture’s Soil Testing and Research Laboratory got under way recently with ground being broken for the new facility. The facility’s receiving and laboratory buildings will be replaced with new and larger ones and the existing office wing will be improved.
Governor proclaims October Farm to School Month
Governor Brownback recently proclaimed the month of October as Kansas Farm to School Month and the week of October 14-18 as Farm to School Week.
Register now for the 2013 Master Cattleman Summit
Cattle producers interested in improving the profitability and sustainability of their ranches are encouraged to register now for the 2013 Master Cattleman Summit at Oklahoma State University’s Stillwater campus next month.
Phone call chemical scam in Missouri
Missourians planning to purchase chemicals, such as herbicides and insecticides, should be aware of a new scam. The Department of Agriculture has received several reports from farmers, gardeners and homeowners across the state of an over-the-phone chemical sales scam.
Tom Bradley to moderate The Food Dialogues
Missouri Farmers Care Assembles experts in conventional farming, organic farming, agronomy, food service, the grocery industry, veterinary medicine and animal welfare, moderated by Wake up Columbia's Tom Bradley, to discuss biotechnology and animal welfare as they relate to Missouri agriculture and food.
Americans continue to have questions about how their food is grown and raised.
Ark. grower has high yields
Two weeks after a Dumas soybean farmer’s yields were verified to be the first in Arkansas to break the 100-bushel-per-acre barrier, a McGehee farming family has shattered the mark with 107.63 bushels per acre.
Fall Forestry Field Day slated Oct. 10
The 2013 Fall Forestry Field Day will be held on October 10, 2013 in Labette County, one of the top pecan-producing counties in Kansas.
Fun for the whole family at south farm showcase
Each year, the University of Missouri College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources’s South Farm opens its laboratories and research centers to the public to share fun and excitement of science and discovery. This year, come join us for the annual South Farm Showcase on Saturday, Sept. 21.
Farmers will learn to reduce hay wastage at MU forage field day
Cows waste more hay than farmers guess. Justin Sexten, beef nutritionist, learned that by asking visitors at a University of Missouri field day.
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