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South and Midwest Farmers Faceoff

The half-trillion-dollar bill setting farm policy into the future outlines dramatic changes in how farmers are protected from financial and natural disasters.

06/13/2012

Farming 1, Getty Images

Could be More than Knee High by the 4th of July

Weather conditions around Illinois and Missouri last week were nearly perfect for planting.

05/15/2012

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Army Corps: We Had to Blow the Levee

Corps officials say the decision to breech the Birds Point levee may have saved billions of dollars in damages.

04/25/2012

Gas Prices 1, Getty Images, photo by Nick M Do

Economy Breaking for High Cost of Gas

Creighton University economist Ernie Goss says there are signs that the higher energy and fuel prices are slowing growth in agriculture-dependent areas.

04/20/2012

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

Monsanto Tests Drought Resistant Corn

Monsanto says the corn won’t be a panacea for drought-stricken farmers but when combined with improved agricultural practices could help those in areas like the western Great Plains.

03/13/2012

Missouri River 1, Getty Images, Jamie Squire

Battle Lines Drawn on Missouri River Funding

Spending for environmental projects along the Missouri River is angering farmers who claim last year’s flooding is evidence that the spending focus needs to shift to flood protection.

03/13/2012

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E-15 Gets EPA Green Light

The U. S. Environmental Protection Agency has accepted the industry’s research into whether a 15 percent ethanol blend has any ill effects on public or environmental health.

02/21/2012

Jefferson City, MO

Missouri Politican’s Amendment to Bar Voters from Enacting Laws

The proposal would add a “right to raise livestock” to the Missouri Constitution.

02/21/2012

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AG Director Says Ethanol Will Survive Loss of Subsidies

Missouri’s Agriculture Director says industry is stable.

01/12/2012

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Monsanto Profits Surge

Revenue rose to $2.44 billion from $1.84 billion a year earlier.

01/05/2012

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