Livestock

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Missouri Dairy Farmers Urge Veto Override

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.

08/28/2014

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Grain Fungus Found That is Harmful to Cattle

Ergot is an airborne fungus that affects seed heads of cereal grains such as rye, barley, oat and wheat.

08/07/2014

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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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Pig Virus Means Higher Pork Prices

Porcine epidemic diarrhea has killed 4 to 5 million pigs nationwide and this will equate to higher pork prices this summer.

03/11/2014

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Woman Pleads Guilty In Cattle Fraud Scheme

A central Kansas woman has pleaded guilty to embezzling more than $211,000 from a feedlot where she worked to pay off losses from her own cattle trading.

06/24/2013

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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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