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Attorney Steven Jeffrey, representing the Lone Jack Neighbors for Responsible Agriculture, asked the DNR to reschedule the hearing at a larger facility to allow .... Comments may be submitted by mail to the Missouri Department of Natural Resourdes, P.O. Box 176, Jefferson City, MO 65102, by fax at ...

Seeking to expand its cattle feeding and processing operation near Lone Jack, MO, about 30 miles southeast of Kansas City, Valley Oaks applied to the Missouri Department of Natural Resources for a permit to increase from the current 900 head to 6,999. Under Missouri rules, only feedlots with 7,000 ...
A specialty grant through the Missouri Department of Agriculture funds the hops trial. MU horticulturists harvested their first hops from Bradford last fall. While it takes about three years to create a good hop yard, the plants can produce for up to 40 years. Varieties at the research farm climb up to 15 feet ...
Each year the Missouri Department of Agriculture selects 30 sophomores from across the state who are involved in agriculture and are active members of 4-H or FFA. Gallatin junior Megan Chadwick was elected Area FFA Secretary for 2009-10 and will serve the 25 chapters from area schools. Megan was ...
The Missouri Department of Agriculture held a public hearing Wednesday to discuss a proposed emergency rule restricting the sales of two popular pesticides. Generally, the rule would stop sales of the weed killers dicamba and 2,4-D between April 15 and October 1 in Missouri. The department's goal is to ...

Rachel Heimericks, with the Missouri Department of Agriculture, will address programs and other resources that the department has available to help farmers' markets. Londa Nwadike, State Extension Consumer Food Safety Specialist for both the University of Missouri and Kansas State University, will give ...
The Missouri Department of Agriculture has funds available to assist Missouri producers with the cost associated with relabeling Missouri agriculture products for retail sale. The Missouri Department of Agriculture has funds available to assist Missouri producers with the cost associated with relabeling ...
According to a statement from the United States Department of Agriculture, the presence of the H7N1 strain of avian influenza was confirmed in a commercial flock of almost 20,000 turkeys. The outbreak was detected through pre-slaughter testing. The farm was quarantined by the Missouri Department ...
"The likelihood of this becoming a human issue is slim," says Tony Moehr with the Jasper County Health Department. "It's not zero, but it's slim." Moehr says while the USDA and Missouri Department of Agriculture investigate the turkey infections, local health officials will monitor farm workers who have had ...
The Missouri Department of Agriculture sponsored animal agriculture disaster planning and management sessions in every county. Livestock producers learned a disease-prompted halt to animal transport would prove devastating to the state economy. Producers were reminded of reportable livestock ...
Every time you use your credit or debit card to buy gas, there's a chance someone is trying to steal your personal info. But there are some things you can do to stay a step ahead of the bad guys. John Albert is a program administrator for the Missouri Department of Agriculture Weights and Measures Division.
The bill allows institutions of higher education to work with the Department of Agriculture to participate in the pilot program, but their plots of industrial hemp plants would be limited to 20 acres. ... The bill allows the Department of Agriculture to inspect a participant's hemp crop at any time during its growth.
... in the state to study the growth, cultivation, processing and marketing of industrial hemp in cooperation with Missouri's Department of Agriculture. ... The bill allows institutions of higher education to work with the Department of Agriculture to participate in the pilot program, but their plots of industrial hemp ...
The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) Animal Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) and the Missouri Department of Agriculture are conducting an in-depth epidemiological investigation and have stepped up surveillance and testing. Two other commercial poultry farms located within 10 kilometers of ...
Missouri Department of Agriculture Director Chris Chinn listens as she chats with Connie Burch and Michele Hopson during Tuesday night's First Bankers Trust Ag Banquet at Town and Country Inn and Suites in Quincy. Chinn was the keynote speaker at the banquet. The Ag Banquet also honored the ...
The Missouri Department of Agriculture will host a public hearing in Jefferson City for individuals to share their input on an emergency rule that restricts the sale of certain pesticides in Missouri. The hearing on March 21st begins at 10 o'clock at the East Elm Conference Center in the Roaring River Room.

The dicamba drift that has plagued crops has the Missouri Department of Agriculture (MDA) running short on staff members. Missouri Governor Eric Greitens signs pesticide legislation into law on March 31, 2017 in Portageville (photo courtesy of Gov. Greitens' office). This weed-killer can spread to ...
Senate Bill 787 would direct the Missouri Department of Agriculture to apply for a federal grant to assist low-income senior citizens in Missouri. If approved, the funding will be used to offer vouchers to eligible seniors redeemable for food at farmers' markets, roadside stands and community-supported ...
Missouri Department of Agriculture Director Chris Chinn was at Mozingo Lake Recreation Park Wednesday to speak at the Agriculture and Food Literacy Summit ... The Agriculture and Food Literacy Summit was the first major event related to a two-year, $150,000 grant awarded to Northwest by the U.S. ...
A variety of large agribusinesses have chosen to locate their headquarters in Missouri, recognizing the critical mass of agriculture innovation and excellence. To see more Missouri ag highlights, visit http://agriculture.mo.gov/topcommodities.php. To learn more about the Missouri Department of Agriculture, ...
Rob Dixon, director of the Missouri Department of Economic Development, speaks to a group Friday afternoon at Hannibal Regional Medical Group as part of a three-city economic development tour of ... Dixon said his department and the Missouri Department of Agriculture were recently directed by Gov.
The Springfield Livestock Marketing Center, Springfield, Missouri, reported receipts of 734 head on Jan. 23, compared to 352 head last month and 655 head last year, according to the Missouri Department of Agriculture-USDA Market News Service, Jefferson City, Missouri. The supply was moderate and ...
Under the measure, the Missouri Department of Agriculture would license medical cannabis growers and production facilities. Lichtenegger said that while she supports the use of medical marijuana, she opposes legalizing recreational marijuana. Medical marijuana has the support of the National Council ...
The Missouri Senate Agriculture, Food Production and Outdoor Resources Committee has approved the bill from State Sen. Kiki Curls, D-Kansas City, which would require the Missouri Department of Agriculture (MDA) to apply for a federal grant to provide low-income seniors with vouchers that could be ...
The EPA approved new herbicide labeling as of October of 2017 and has major changes. Please study the labels on the Missouri Department of Ag website for the Federal label and 24c label, which is Missouri specific. Growers and certified applicators who will be applying the product will be required to ...
The new liaison is the first step of a partnership between the Missouri Department of Economic Development and the Missouri Department of Agriculture; Greitens announced the new position on Tuesday. The governor's news release said the two agencies will work to expand broadband infrastructure in ...
Eric Greitens announced Tuesday the Missouri Department of Economic Development, in partnership with the Missouri Department of Agriculture, is launching a new statewide initiative to expand ... “The disparity in broadband access is literally making winners and losers in agriculture and other industries.
The Republican lawmaker from Williamstown is sponsoring Senate Bill 547, which would create an industrial hemp pilot program under the Missouri Department of Agriculture to study the growth, cultivation and marketing of industrial hemp. Production of industrial hemp, which comes from the cannabis ...
Eric Greitens made available $660,000 to fund a dairy risk management program created by the Missouri Dairy Revitalization Act. The Missouri Agricultural and Small Business Development Authority (MASBDA), housed within the Missouri Department of Agriculture, will begin accepting applications for the ...
... pilot program in Missouri is being considered by the Senate Agriculture, Food Production and Outdoor Resources Committee. The bill, sponsored by State Sen. Brian Munzlinger, R-Williamstown, would create a pilot program to allow those licensed by the Missouri Department of Agriculture (MDA) to grow ...
The Missouri Senate Agriculture, Food Production and Outdoor Resources Committee will hold a hearing Monday at 2 p.m. about legislation from State Sen. Brian Munzlinger, R-Williamstown, which would create a pilot program to allow those licensed by the Missouri Department of Agriculture (MDA) to ...
The Missouri Department of Agriculture requires certified applicators to complete online or in-person training before buying or using dicamba. MDA designated MU Extension as the sole source for dicamba training. Only certified applicators may purchase or apply dicamba. Visit agriculture.mo.gov/dicamba ...
Crop insurance does not cover damage from pesticide drift, according to the crop insurance manual of the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Risk Management ... Missouri Department of Agriculture requires all certified applicators to complete online or in-person training before buying or using dicamba.
Downtown Joplin Alliance's newly announced Empire Market received a shot in the arm, thanks to a grant awarded by the Missouri Department of Agriculture. The nearly $43 thousand dollar grant was funded by the USDA's specialty Crop Block grant program, which aims to improve the competitiveness of ...
In October, Missouri Department of Agriculture Director Chris Chinn said that fines for dicamba drift damage were forthcoming. Saturday, she announced those fines along with locations. The first round focused on complaints in Dunklin County in southeast Missouri. Federal officials are still investigating six ...
The Missouri Department of Agriculture has extended its restrictions on dicamba herbicides to products manufactured by Monsanto and DuPont. The new rules are part of the state's effort to curb crop damage for farmers who don't use genetically modified soybeans. In the 2018 growing season, farmers in ...
Missouri State University's Darr College of Agriculture was awarded the three grants by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Specialty Crop Block Grant Program. The program supports the enhancement of competitiveness of specialty crops, which include fruits, vegetables, tree nuts, dried fruits, horticulture ...
The new policy will be responsive to actual growing conditions, which could be more restrictive than guidelines announced by the Missouri Department of Agriculture in November, according to Jason Weirich, MFA Incorporated director of agronomy. “We need dicamba technology to combat weed resistance ...
Sedalia – The Missouri State Fair Foundation Youth in Agriculture scholarship application for Missouri High School seniors graduating in 2018 is now available. Applications should be submitted to the Missouri State Fair and must be postmarked by Feb. 1. Applicants must submit an original copy of their ...
Jefferson City – In a collaborative effort to safeguard Missouri agriculture, the Missouri Department of Agriculture has issued a 24c Special Local Need label for Engenia herbicide, EPA Registration Number 7969-345 – SLN label MO-180001. The Department anticipates issuing similar labels for Xtendimax ...
The Missouri Department of Agriculture has unveiled its new Missouri Grown web site, www. ... Missouri Grown promotes food and non-food products, retailers, farmers' markets, agritourism and agricultural experience destinations, through a variety of marketing efforts and promotional events. Visit www.
A portion of each animal's sale price is allocated to the scholarship program. Additional support is also provided by Guesa USA/Dairy Queen of Sedalia, Guesa USA/Steak 'n Shake of Sedalia, the Missouri Department of Agriculture's Annual Ag Golf Classic and the Missouri State Fair Foundation.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — The Missouri Department of Agriculture last week issued a Special Local Need label for the Engenia herbicide and anticipates issuing similar labels for XTENDIMAX and FEXAPAN in the near future. “Our intent in issuing the Special Local Need label is to protect this technology ...
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - The Missouri Department of Agriculture announced Friday it is altering its rules for use of BASF's dicamba herbicide on cotton and soybeans. Farmers will not be able to use the weed killer on the two crops after June 1 in some southeastern counties. The weed killer will be banned ...
“Our collective hope is to create a completely sustainable vegetable production system that supports soil enrichment and producer profitability,” said Dr. Mike Aide, professor of agriculture at Southeast. “We also hope to advance small acreage entrepreneurship understanding using the extension outreach ...
The Missouri Department of Agriculture reported receiving complaints about dicamba drifting onto farmer's fields and damaging crops.
It would have allowed those licensed by the Missouri Department of Agriculture (MDA) to “grow, harvest and cultivate” industrial hemp.
Chris Chinn, a fifth generation Missouri farmer from Clarence, was named director of the Missouri Department of Agriculture in January.
28, the Missouri Department of Agriculture received 310 complaints of damage related to the herbicide ingredient dicamba from farmers across ...


 

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