Missouri's Soybean Breeding Team Growing for Farmers
(Outdoors ~ 04/29/17)
(Jefferson City, Mo.) - The soybean research and breeding team at the Bay Farm Research Facility is expanding to include a USDA soybean geneticist. The addition will strengthen the already top-tier soybean breeding program and improve efficiency bringing information from research plots to Missouri farmers...
Search for Missouri Century Farms continues
(Outdoors ~ 04/29/17)
COLUMBIA, Mo. – If your farm has been in your family since Dec. 31, 1917, you can apply to have it recognized as a Missouri Century Farm. To qualify, farms must meet the following guidelines. The same family must have owned the farm for 100 consecutive years. ...
Blunt Discusses Future of Missouri Agriculture During Missouri State University Forum
(State News ~ 04/29/17)
WASHINGTON – “With world food demand expected to double in the next 30 to 40 years, it’s critical that we have the right policies in place for Missouri farmers to be able to take advantage of the economic opportunities ahead,” said Blunt. “This forum was a great opportunity to talk about the actions this administration and congressional Republicans are taking to rein in out-of-control regulations and give agriculture industry leaders the tools they need to be successful in a 21st century economy.”. ...
A Funny Thing Happened
(Column ~ 04/29/17)
At a nursing home in Florida, a group of senior citizens were sitting around talking about their aches and pains. “My arms are so weak I can hardly lift this cup of coffee,” said one. “I know what you mean. My cataracts are so bad I can’t even see my coffee,” replied another. ...
he New Madrid County Family Resource Center, Missouri Mentoring Partnership Staff present the It Only Takes One Teen Safe Driving Campaign
(Local News ~ 04/29/17)
Concerned students at Risco, Portageville and Gideon High Schools as well as members of the New Madrid County 4H Youth in Action club have joined other Missouri high schools to help their school and community understand the dangers of unsafe driving habits. ...
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