Missouri Department of Agriculture
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.
The elk are scheduled to arrive at the refuge area of Peck Ranch on May 18 from a capture site in eastern Kentucky.
One of the dogs is blind; several appeared to have eye problems and matted coats.