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SEMO Launching Camera Drone To Monitor Farms

Southeast Missouri State University’s Department of Agriculture has something new at its farm — a drone unofficially dubbed “Ag Force One.”

08/04/2014

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Drone Being Used at Southeast Missouri State

Students and faculty are being trained on how to use the unmanned aerial vehicle.

08/02/2014

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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.”

06/19/2014

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Battle Over Sewer Sludge In Mascoutah

Should treated human waste be used for farming fertilizer?

05/11/2014

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Corn Planting Behind Schedule

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

04/15/2014

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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.

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

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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

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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.

09/23/2013

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