Missouri Department of Agriculture
A southeast Missouri animal rescue organization has agreed to suspend operations for 30 days until a trial begins in a lawsuit filed by the state alleging violations of the Animal Care Facilities Act.
Today kicks off a 30-day period when the Missouri Department of Agriculture will accept applications to produce hemp extract in the state.
Missouri is offering grants to help get more locally produced food into school meals and snacks.
Ergot is an airborne fungus that affects seed heads of cereal grains such as rye, barley, oat and wheat.
Gov. Jay Nixon picked fourth-generation farmer Richard Fordyce to take over a state agency that has been led by an interim director since October.
A hearing was held Monday to discuss whether to repeal the Agricultural Department’s cap of ten percent on the amount of ethanol allowed in gasoline.
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.
The new crackdown will force these breeders to apply for federal licenses. Up until now, in Missouri repeat puppy mill offenders have bypassed receiving the federal license.
State agriculture department says product sold at some St. Louis area restaurants and markets may contain unpasteurized milk.
The Missouri Department of Agriculture says the plant license for Homestead Creamery of Jamesport was reinstated following an inspection this week.