In this May 2021 Issue

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FEATURES

Rice rewards
No matter how they grow it, this global grain is a staple crop for Missouri Bootheel producers
by Kerri Lotven

Rooted in data
Soil Health Partnership digs deeper into long-term benefits of cover crops, nutrient management practices
by Allison Jenkins

Q&A with MFA
Learn more about your cooperative leaders; Davin Althoff

If you flood it, waterfowl will come
Agricultural wetlands attract diversity of wildlife for hunting and more
By Adam Jones

Meet MFA’s new director of agronomy Doug Spaunhorst
Missouri native brings extensive experience in crop research and management

No easy solution for tackling ticks
Pesticides, vaccines aren’t enough for long-term control in cattle
by Dr. Jim White

DEPARTMENTS

Country Corner
Share the road safely this spring
by Allison Jenkins

UpFront/Blog
Railroad merger to create first U.S.-Canada-Mexico network
State Fair back on track for Aug. 12-22
Today’s Farmer alum in hall of fame - Chuck Lay
Soy powers new eco-friendly battery

Markets
Corn: Ethanol use recovers from last spring’s lockdowns
Soybeans: Carryover stocks drop dramatically
Cattle: Modest summer slump in cattle prices expected
Wheat: Crop condition variable across U.S.

Recipes
Sauce to taste

BUY, sell, trade
Marketplace

Viewpoint
Infrastructure will be a burden either way
by Ernie Verslues

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