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FFA history essay contest

04-11-2014 stevefairchild

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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Zoom in on the crowd

03-25-2014 webadmin

Zoom in on the crowd

Interactive photo from MFA’s annual meeting   You may have seen the group photo taken at MFA’s 2013 annual meeting. It was a re-creation of traditional panoramic photos taken at annual...

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A shift in the ranks

03-25-2014 webadmin

Missouri regains No. 2 in cow numbers as national herd size continues decline Missouri returned as the No. 2 beef cow state in the nation, with a 63,000-cow increase in 2013....

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A land price bump?

03-25-2014 webadmin

More signs that the cropland price run has hit its ceiling We noted in the March edition that land prices had turned from a historic climb to a very slight retreat....

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April 2014 issue

03-21-2014 webadmin

April 2014 issue

  Volunteer Spirit Rural firefighters: Our Everyday Heros by Nancy Jorgenson   Crop-Trak: expert eyes in your field Crop scouting is fine-tuned farm management by Jason Worthington   Partners in progress MFA and Ralco join forces to make premium feed by...

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Dry subsoil persists

03-14-2014 stevefairchild

Dry subsoil persists

  A University of Missouri researcher says that soil in the Midwest has not recovered from the recent two-year drought despite significant precipitation this winter. Randall Miles, an associate professor of...

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FAPRI report available from Womack confe…

03-13-2014 webadmin

FAPRI report available from Womack conference

The Food and Agricultural Policy Research Institute (FAPRI) presented an outlook report today at the inaugural Abner W. Womack Missouri Agriculture Outlook Conference. The conference is ongoing today at the...

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Happy Birthday MFA

03-10-2014 webadmin

Happy Birthday MFA

Happy Birthday MFA Incorporated This month is MFA’s official 100th birthday. On March 10, MFA held a dedication ceremony that featured the corporate boards of both MFA Incorporated and it's...

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A new look for TF

02-28-2014 webadmin

A new look for TF

As MFA enters its 100th year of business, we have taken the opportunity to give Today’s Farmer a top-to-bottom overhaul. Popular magazine design is usually a highly competitive affair. Magazines that...

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Top Stories

03-25-2014
For beef, it’s time to grow
For beef, it’s time to grow

Convergence of market conditions shift the beef cycle 2014 should excite cattle producers. Cowherd expansion is underway, beef demand continues to grow and weather forecasts look favorable for crop and hay...

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03-25-2014
Livestock insurance 101
Livestock insurance 101

You can have a safety net if you pay your own way. For many corn and soybean growers, crop insurance has been a risk management mainstay for years now. Livestock insurance...

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03-25-2014
Good operators
Good operators

Skill and care are top traits in MFA’s best applicators We all are in for a more complicated life in the coming few years. New crop protection technology and formulations mean...

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03-21-2014
Power line, pipe line, public use, private takings
Power line, pipe line, public use, private takings

As utilities and wannabe utilities scramble to move energy from the hinterlands to power-hungry urban areas, farmland stands to be forever altered. Some projects are more controversial than others. The...

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03-21-2014
April 2014 issue
April 2014 issue

  Volunteer Spirit Rural firefighters: Our Everyday Heros by Nancy Jorgenson   Crop-Trak: expert eyes in your field Crop scouting is fine-tuned farm management by Jason Worthington   Partners in progress MFA and Ralco join forces to make premium feed by...

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The Centennial MFA photo

Tag yourself or friends in the big 99-megapixel panoramic Centennial MFA photo. 

Instructions:
You can zoom up on the image by double-clicking or using the + or - signs on the left of the image. Click and hold to pan around the image. Connect with Facebook using the login button at the lower left of the picture. (It is OK, Gigatag is with us.) To share a snapshot, zoom into the area you want to share and click the small camera button. To tag yourself or friends, drag the large tag or pin over the picture. Make the image full screen by clicking the box underneath the zoom. 
Click PRINT above to purchase a panorama or purchase an inexpensive poster HERE.

©2013 MFA Incorporated / Photo by James Fashing, Special thanks to Craig Weiland for his Photoshop talents.

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