Nixon Signs Bill to Connect Prisons, Hospitals to Local FoodMissouri Gov. Jay Nixon has signed legislation to expand a state program aimed at serving locally grown food in school cafeterias.
Syngenta AG Rejects Monsanto's Buyout OfferMonsanto’s second $45 billion offer to snap up Swiss agriculture and chemical giant Syngenta AG was rejected by the company.
Missouri Sen. McCaskill For End to Trade Embargo with CubaMcCaskill says trade with Cuba could help Missouri farmers compete to export goods, particularly rice.
Missouri Seeks to Get More Local Food into SchoolsMissouri is offering grants to help get more locally produced food into school meals and snacks.
Missouri Dairy Farmers Urge Veto OverrideMissouri 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.
Right to Farm Opponents Weigh Recount OptionOpponents 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.
Missouri's Right to Farm Initiative Brings Many Pros and ConsThe pros and cons are flying when it comes to Amendment One, or Missouri's Right To Farm initiative.
Midwest Farmers Putting Up Roadblocks To Wind Power Line ProposalThe 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.
Farmers and Business Owners File Suit Over Missouri RiverThe 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.
Ill. Dept. of Agriculture Hosts Crop SeminarsSeminars to help farmers learn about crop conservation.
Farmer Sues Monsanto Over GMO Wheat DiscoveryA 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.
Opinion: Obama Is Trying To Buy The Hispanic And Female Vote With Another Government GiveawayConveniently-timed for Obama's reelection, the Hispanic and Women Farmers and Ranchers Claims Resolution program began September 24, 2012 – just a month-and-a-half before the election. Apparently the Obama administration did not care about this alleged injustice to females and Hispanics any time in the past three-and-a-half years. It just happened to be thought about and addressed now – just before voters pull the lever.