U.S. Department of Agriculture
Projects designed to cut down on fertilizer runoff, expand bird nesting areas and restore native grasslands are among those selected for funding under a new initiative that encourages conservation partnerships between government and private organizations.
Figures from the U.S. Department of Agriculture show Missouri farmers produced an estimated 435 million bushels of corn last year, up 76 percent from 2012.
Federal officials are proposing lifting restrictions on the use of some genetically modified seeds.
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.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – A Missouri electric cooperative is one of several around the nation that will receive funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The West Central Electric Cooperative was awarded a $20 […]
Many Missouri puppy mill owners are repeat offenders and some have dropped their U.S. Department of Agriculture licenses to avoid federal scrutiny and regulations.
Iowa still solidly led the pack with 1.87 billion bushels, followed by Minnesota’s 1.37 billion and Nebraska’s 1.29 billion.
St. Louis Area Foodbank President and CEO Frank Finnegan says passing the farm bill is critical.
Cows are developing quite a sweet tooth thanks to an unprecedented drought that has rocked cattle ranchers in the Midwest.
Todd Akin, who now serves in the U.S. House, was asked Thursday about the program, which provides money and surplus food for school lunches.