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  • 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.

    October 2, 2013

  • 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.

    September 17, 2013

  • 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.

    September 17, 2013

  • 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.

    September 17, 2013

  • 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.

    September 5, 2013

  • 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.

    September 5, 2013

  • Kansas Grain Commodity Commission seeks candidates

    Kansas Grain Commodity Commissions announced they will begin accepting applications for candidates in central Kansas seeking a seat on one of the state’s five grain commodity commissions — corn, grain sorghum, soybeans, wheat and sunflowers.

    August 27, 2013

  • KSU Beef Stocker Field Day slated 9/26

    Presentations on beef stocker economics to environmental impact to cattle health and more are planned for Kansas State University’s 2013 Beef Stocker Field Day on Sept. 26.

    August 27, 2013

  • Garden for Good: Inmates finding peace, helping community

    On about one and one-half acres of fertile Kansas soil, neatly-kept rows of tomatoes, cucumbers, peppers, potatoes and other produce greet visitors to the Hutchinson Correctional Facility.

    August 27, 2013

  • buddy barrow show gc cfyvl 13.jpg Inter-State Fair Buddy Barrow show

    The Inter-State Fair was special for a Pittsburg, Kansas, man on Wednesday, Aug. 14.
    Jason Greenwood was Grand Champion for the Buddy Barrow show in Coffeyville.

    August 20, 2013 1 Photo

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