Bird Flu Leads to Cheaper Chicken in the U.S.A bird flu outbreak in the Midwest that's boosted prices for eggs and roasting turkeys has actually resulted in cheaper chicken in the U.S.
Missouri Company Recalls 4K Pounds of BeefJackson-based Fruitland American Meat is recalling about 4,012 pounds of beef because the dorsal root ganglia may not have been completely removed.
Missouri Electric Coop Gets $20M Federal Loan
Wet Fields Continue to Hurt Midwest Corn CropsAt this time last year, 88 percent of Illinois' corn crop was in the ground. This year, just seven percent is.
Illinois Corn Crop Struggles Between Drought And Flood“Corn planting remains stalled at 1 percent complete. That compares to 56 percent one year ago, when we had that wonderful early spring," the USDA says.
Meat Recall ExpandedUSDA says Manda Packing meats sent to 13 states, including Missouri and Illinois, may contain harmful bacteria.
Farm Bill And Fiscal Cliff Worry Area FoodbankSt. Louis Area Foodbank President and CEO Frank Finnegan says passing the farm bill is critical.
Chimp's Starvation Results In Fine For KC ZooOther animals in exhibit were stealing victim's food.
Rain Is A Bittersweet Victory For Illinois FarmersThe harvest advanced from 80 to 87 percent, as farmers switched to soybeans or were kept out of the fields by rain.
Southern Illinois Drought Finally Starts To EaseStatewide, topsoil moisture is now 44 percent adequate and 4 percent surplus – not enough to help this year’s corn and soybeans, but good news for next year.
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.
Opinion: Stop, Michelle Obama! The Children Are HungryIn recent decades, the government has taken to feeding needy children to combat the negativity of trying to learn while being hungry. Now, with new Obama administration regulations on school lunches, we have a government that is causing hunger.