KMOX 1120AM

agriculture

Getty/Willard Clay

Corn Planting Behind Schedule

Soggy and/or cold soil is to blame in nation’s midsection

04/15/2014

Getty/Uriel Sinai

Ill. Agencies Propose Rules For Pot Dispensaries

The departments of Revenue, Agriculture and Financial and Professional Regulation posted draft rules online to address how dispensaries and cultivation centers will be regulated and taxed.

02/08/2014

Federal officials are proposing lifting restrictions on the use of some genetically modified seeds. (Getty Images)

Government Might Deregulate Corn, Soybean Seeds

Federal officials are proposing lifting restrictions on the use of some genetically modified seeds.

01/04/2014

(KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

St. Louis Fed ‘Cautiously Positive’ About Economy in 2014

The Burgundy Book, a quarterly snapshot of the local economy, shows a decrease in unemployment, which is fueling that positive sentiment.

12/16/2013

File photo of a tractor. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Study: Ethanol Harms Environment More Than It Helps

The Associated Press found ethanol production results in less land conservation and more farm fertilizer runoff.

11/13/2013

(Credit: Stock Xchng)

Disease Threatens Missouri’s Nation-Leading Walnut Crops

“We have almost twice as many walnut trees as any other state,” says Simeon Wright, a forest pathologist with the Missouri Department of Conservation.

09/23/2013

missouri state university

Missouri State’s Beef Now Sold at Specialty Meat Store

Missouri State University’s agriculture program has moved toward its goal of bringing MSU beef to local dinner plates.

08/05/2013

Farmer Mike Campbell shows some corn ears as small as a cigar from drought

Supporters, Opponents Gear Up For Another Farm Bill Fight

The stakes will again be high when the House considers a $500 billion farm bill this month. House members rejected a farm bill June 20 amid divisions over food subsidies and food stamps.

07/02/2013

Getty/Tim Boyle

Rain Keeps Mo. Farmers Out of Fields

The Missouri Agricultural Statistics Service says there were 1.4 days suitable for fieldwork, though farmers in the northern and central parts of the state had less than half a day.

06/04/2013

(credit: Thinkstock)

The Local Food Myth: Why Locavores May Be Getting It Wrong

Hitching health and greener planet hopes to the local food movement? You may want to reconsider.

02/20/2013

more