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Whither cash rent?

10-28-2014 webadmin

Cash rent is one of those issues that will be front-of-mind for landowners and renters this year. There will be discussions about rates. Apart from anecdotal evidence of land price...

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Check your numbers

10-28-2014 webadmin

Soil test for soybean cyst nematode and plan for next year Soybean cyst nematode is the most damaging pest in soybeans. In the United States SCN causes annual losses of about...

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Coming antibiotic regulations

10-28-2014 webadmin

New FDA regulations will phase out use of growth promotion indications in medically important antibiotics In 2012, the FDA finalized Guidance #209, which requests companies to phase out growth promotion indications...

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2014 Missouri State Fair Reserve Grand C…

09-26-2014 Chelsea Robinson

2014 Missouri State Fair Reserve Grand Champion Pen of Chickens

At the 2014 Missouri State Fair, the Reserve Grand Champion Pen of Chickens was exhibited by Austin Lasher. Lasher's broilers weighed an average of 6.44 pounds and sold for $1,600...

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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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Top Stories

10-28-2014
It pays to know your hay

A forage test is necessary to determine supplement needs Unless you are my spouse, spending money isn’t always fun. But sometimes, spending some money now can help you save more in...

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10-28-2014
The mine
The mine

An essential crop nutrient is buried deep underground in Canada. Getting it to your fields takes a complex industry. The elevator drops 3,400 feet in less than three minutes. Its occupants,...

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10-28-2014
Steer the change

Leadership is critical for agriculture’s place in society As a farmer, and part of agriculture, you are on a stage much larger than just growing food and fiber—whether you want to...

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10-28-2014
In this Nov '14 TF
In this Nov '14 TF

In this November issue of Today's Farmer magazine. The Mineby Chuck Lay Transportation woes will continueCommodities rush past transportation supplyby Steve Fairchild It pays to know your hayForage tests are necessary to determine...

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