Monsanto’s second $45 billion offer to snap up Swiss agriculture and chemical giant Syngenta AG was rejected by the company.
McCaskill says trade with Cuba could help Missouri farmers compete to export goods, particularly rice.
Missouri is offering grants to help get more locally produced food into school meals and snacks.
Missouri dairy farmers warned Thursday that consumers could face higher milk prices if lawmakers don’t override Gov. Jay Nixon’s veto of legislation authorizing financial incentives for their industry.
Opponents of Missouri’s Right to Farm constitutional amendment were weighing a recount request Wednesday, a day after the measure appeared to pass by the slimmest of margins.
The pros and cons are flying when it comes to Amendment One, or Missouri’s Right To Farm initiative.
The windy plains of Kansas could be a treasure trove in the nation’s effort to harness clean energy, but a major proposal to move wind-generated electricity eastward is running into a roadblock: Farmers who don’t want high-power transmission lines on their land.
The group is suing the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, claiming the agency mismanaged the Missouri River since 2006 and contributed to major flooding in five states.
Seminars to help farmers learn about crop conservation.
A Kansas farmer has sued seed giant Monsanto over last week’s discovery of genetically engineered experimental wheat in an 80-acre field in Oregon, claiming the company’s gross negligence hurt U.S. growers by driving down wheat prices and causing some international markets to suspend certain imports.