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Who’ll report the rain?

09-03-2014 Chelsea Robinson

Who’ll report the rain?

Volunteer-driven website includes daily precipitation reports; looks for more members Summers in the Midwest are often about the haves and have-nots. Some get the rain, while others watch as clouds roll past dry,...

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Price pressure on land

09-03-2014 Chelsea Robinson

Price pressure on land

Lower grain prices and the specter of rising interest rates Creighton University economist Ernie Goss manages a survey of economic conditions across the Midwest. Among respondents of the survey, falling prices for grain...

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Regulations under review

09-03-2014 Chelsea Robinson

Grain handlers ask EPA to clarify temporary storage rules Temporary grain storage is an important asset for companies like MFA. This year’s harvest will prove it. That’s why your cooperative is watching closely...

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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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Top Stories

09-03-2014
PowerCalf is a new way to manage your herd

Focused, full-herd management is the way forward It should be obvious to everyone in the beef industry that things are changing. Drastically. The value of what we produce has risen significantly due to a much...

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09-03-2014
A promise to protect
A promise to protect

Forrest Lucas has a mission against animal rights extremists Forrest Lucas is glad to show his expansive ranch at Cross Timbers, Mo. He loves the lay of the land, the vistas, the improved pastures,...

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09-03-2014
Sometimes last words are better than first

The Muck Boots fiasco had few winners When angry, count to four; when very angry swear. — Mark Twain A few weeks ago the posse got together again. From the looks of it, there had...

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09-02-2014
In the September '14 issue
In the September '14 issue

IN the September 2014 Today's Farmer Magazine issue. 2014 MFA Foundation ScholarshipsClick Here to see the winners A promise to protectForrest Lucas' mission against animal rights extremistsBy Steve Fairchild Spotlight: Burlington Jct. MFA...

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