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Gov. Nixon Vetoes Change to Deer Oversight

The legislation would have shifted responsibility for regulating Missouri deer ranches to the Department of Agriculture instead of the Department of Conservation.

07/08/2014

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Speaker Names Members for Missouri AG Committee

House Speaker Tim Jones has announced the members of a committee tasked with investigating allegations of a hostile work environment in the Department of Agriculture.

11/20/2013

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Mo. Legislature to Investigate Alleged ‘Hostile Working Environment’

Speaker Tim Jones announced in a press release Tuesday he will create a special committee to investigate the allegations within the Nixon administration.

11/06/2013

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Proposed Mo. Rule Allowing E15 Gas Faces Challenge

A legislative committee scheduled a hearing Monday on whether the proposed rule change by the state Department of Agriculture exceeds what is allowed under state law.

10/07/2013

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Protest Scheduled at UniverSoul Circus in Florissant

“[Elephants] are trained using tasers now, and electrical rods. They are caged 96 percent of their lives and they are not provided with adequate conditions in transferring them.”

07/23/2013

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Missouri Relaxes Licensing Rules for Egg Sales

The state Department of Agriculture says it has lessened licensing requirements for such businesses. Those who sell eggs directly to consumers now only need a $5 retail license.

05/28/2013

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Possible Mississippi River Shutdown Threatens Thousands of Jobs

A nationwide drought, the worst to hit the U.S. in decades, has lowered water levels along the Mississippi River, threatening barge traffic.

11/30/2012

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Missouri Ag Department Puts Livestock Brands Online

In the category of “you can find almost anything on the Internet,” the Missouri Department of Agriculture has created an online directory of more than 6,400 unique brands used to mark livestock in the state.

11/16/2012

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Opinion: Stop, Michelle Obama! The Children Are Hungry

In recent decades, the government has taken to feeding needy children to combat the negativity of trying to learn while being hungry. Now, with new Obama administration regulations on school lunches, we have a government that is causing hunger.

09/26/2012

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Springfield Farmers’ Market Wins Mo. Award

A farmers’ market program in Springfield has been honored with an award by the state Department of Agriculture.

07/24/2012

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