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McCaskill Slams House For Failing To Pass Farm Bill

Missouri Democratic Senator Claire McCaskill slammed the GOP-controlled House, and by extension her election opponent Republican Congressman Todd Akin, for …Read More

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Reuters Polls Analysts for Pre-Stocks Report Guesses

Reuters has polled 17 analysts ahead of the Quarterly Grain Stocks report due out Friday. The analysts expect USDA’s report …Read More

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Emerald Ash Borer Confirmed In Wyandotte County

The State of Kansas implemented a quarantine zone to prevent the further spread of a small beetle that causes big …Read More

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Gov. Nixon met with producers Tuesday at the United Producers Livestock Auction facility near Maryville.

State Awards more than $3.8 Million to Producers for Water Projects

Governor Jay Nixon announced in Maryville the state has awarded more than $3.8 million to producers in a water project …Read More

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HSUS Releases Another Undercover Video of Animal Cruelty

A new undercover video has been released by the Humane Society of the United States.  The video, shows cruel treatment of …Read More

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Moo-dini Escapes NYC Slaughterhouse

  Miranda Leitsinger, msnbc.com A young steer who broke out of a slaughterhouse in northern New Jersey, swam across a …Read More

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(VIDEO) Fair Oaks Farm Adventure

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2012 Western Farm Show

It’s time for the 2012 annual Western Farm Show at the American Royal Complex in Kansas City, Missouri.  The 51st …Read More

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30,000 Year Old Plant Regenerated

WASHINGTON- Fruit seeds stored away by squirrels more than 30,000 years ago and found in Siberian permafrost have been regenerated …Read More

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State Senator Brian Munzlinger

State Tax Commission Wants Higher Taxes on Missouri’s Best Farm Land

  Missouri lawmakers are considering a proposed tax increase on the four best grades of farmland. State Senator Brian Munzlinger, …Read More

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Something You Won’t See Every Day

Something you won’t see every day on many sheep operations here in the United States.  A ram and a deer …Read More

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51st Annual Western Farm Show

The 51st Annual Western Farm Show comes to the American Royal Complex Friday, Saturday, and Sunday February 24th through the …Read More

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Agriculture Tops Useless College Majors List

Yahoo published an article in January highlighting the top five useless college majors. Number one on the list was agriculture. …Read More

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Senator Holds Ag Townhall Tonight

Safe-guarding agriculture will be topic number one tonight when State Senator Rob Schaaf of Saint Joseph hosts a townhall meeting …Read More

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Kansas Officials Oppose Feedlot Regs

Kansas Governor Sam Brownback and Attorney General Derek Schmidt say the EPA is overreaching with its proposed regulation of Concentrated …Read More

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Forestry Advisory Committee Formed

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack is calling for nominations to serve on a newly-formed advisory committee that will guide better management …Read More

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USDA Offering Flood-Recovery Webinar

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) – The U.S. Agriculture Department is hosting a webinar for farmers affected by the 2011 Missouri River …Read More

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Kansas Officials Challenge Proposed Farm Regs

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) – Gov. Sam Brownback and other Kansas officials say proposed rules from the federal government would limit …Read More

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New Beef Cuts Being Made Available

State beef councils and the national Beef Checkoff Program have introduced a new retail beef marketing program that has the …Read More

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Kansas Drought Worsens; 11 Counties Moved To Emergency Status

(Topeka, KS) – Increasing drought conditions in Kansas have led Governor Sam Brownback to again update the Drought Declaration for …Read More

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Nixon Requests USDA Distaster Aid For Farms Hit By August Storms

Gov. Nixon requests disaster declaration from USDA to help farmers in seven northwest, west central counties impacted by hail, strong …Read More

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Harvest Report: Ken Pilsl

Ken Pilsl of Bartlett Grains in St Joseph joins KFEQ for the next in a series of Harvest Reports.  Ken reports that …Read More

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