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Rally Planned Against Missouri Farming Measure

Opponents are planning to rally at the Missouri Capitol against a proposed amendment to the state Constitution establishing a “right to farm.”


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Battle Over Sewer Sludge In Mascoutah

Should treated human waste be used for farming fertilizer?


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Corn Planting Behind Schedule

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


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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.


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Government Might Deregulate Corn, Soybean Seeds

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



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.


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Study: Ethanol Harms Environment More Than It Helps

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


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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.


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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.


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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.