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Celebrations at the Missouri State Fair …

07-14-2014 webadmin

Celebrations at the Missouri State Fair on Opening Day

Come celebrate MFA Incorporated’s first 100 years at the 2014 Missouri State Fair on August 7. • Visitors will be able to keep cool on opening day with the commemorative MFA...

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Clean your plate

07-01-2014 webadmin

Clean your plate

Food waste is an economic sink but hard to reduce In the United States, 31 percent—or 133 billion pounds—of the 430 billion pounds of the available food supply at the retail...

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Retail meat price shock

07-01-2014 webadmin

Retail meat price shock

Consumers feel the pinch of diminished supply Beef prices still soar due to tight supply. And you’ve heard about the damage PED has done in hog barns in the Midwest. It...

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Making forage with ammoniated straw

06-17-2014 webadmin

Research updates findings with higher anhydrous ammonia costs In much of MFA’s trade territory, forages have rebounded greatly from dry conditions, but to the west, producers are still looking for cost-effective...

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Missouri FFA Convention booth winners an…

05-16-2014 webadmin

Missouri FFA Convention booth winners announced

Missouri FFA Convention Agronomy Guide App booth Thanks to all the FFA students who drop by MFA's Booth last Friday at the Missouri State FFA convention. Kids with...

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Missouri State Star Farmer award photos

05-14-2014 webadmin

Missouri State Star Farmer award photos

MFA Incorporated is proud to sponsor each year the FFA State Star Farmer awards. This year we took a few photos of MFA's vice president Don Houston handing out the...

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Power line route released

04-30-2014 webadmin

Power line route released

Grain Belt Express counties revealed, application filed with Public Service Commission Grain Belt Express Clean Line LLC announced its route in Missouri for the Grain Belt Express power line project, a...

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A barn for prosperity

04-30-2014 webadmin

A barn for prosperity

Jane Ragan wanted a tribute to honor her grandparents and the legacy of family farms. She hired Josh Gray to paint a barn mural depicting life on what her family...

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FFA history essay contest

04-11-2014 stevefairchild

FFA history essay contest

By 1919, at the urging of MFA founder William Hirth, farmers had organized to form some 1,000 farm clubs across Missouri. Many of those grew to become MFA stores and...

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The chicken was dead, the raccoon got aw…

04-01-2014 stevefairchild

Side effects of urban (and, indeed, urbane) animal husbandry include high tales of newly realized agricultural fundamentals.  Call it Chicken Coop Literature, wherein our first generation farming brethren realize that...

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Top Stories

06-12-2014
Calf growers and buyers get on track with MFA Health Track
Calf growers and buyers get on track with MFA Health Track

With almost half a million calves under its belt, MFA’s Health Track program is making calf growers and buyers sit up and take notice. Brandt Willer is one of 2,600...

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06-12-2014
Watching Missouri's Farmer Rights Amendment
Watching Missouri's Farmer Rights Amendment

Your vote will matter on August 5 When Missouri voters go to the polls on Aug. 5, they’ll find a Farming Rights constitutional amendment on the ballot. Blake Hurst and Sharon...

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04-30-2014
Summer 2014 Today's Farmer
Summer 2014 Today's Farmer

Click story links below to view story COVER STORYGet on track with MFA Health TrackPreconditioning pays its wayby Nancy Jorgensen MFA show feed can be rewardingPremiums and contest cash availableby Steve Fairchild Your...

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