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Amendment I recount results, supporters’ comments

Secretary of State Jason Kander Missouri Secretary of State Jason Kander released the certified results Monday of the statewide recount of Constitutional Amendment 1, which appeared on Missouri’s  Aug. 5…

Ray County, state recounts uphold passage of Amendment I, the so-called ‘Right to Farm’ act

A recount for Missouri Amendment 1, known as Right to Farm, has confirmed its passage. Secretary of State Jason Kander certified the recount Monday, with 499,963 Missourians voting in favor…

NASS Crop Progress and Condition report

Crop Progress and Condition The state received much needed rain with an average of 1.56 inches statewide. There were 4.9 days suitable for fieldwork during the week ending Sept. 7.…

Missouri among top farmers market states

According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Missouri is among the top 10 states in the number of farmers markets with 245 listed in the National Farmers Market Directory. Since…

Livestock producers who sustained disaster losses urged to file application for relief before Oct. 1

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is encouraging producers who have suffered eligible disaster-related losses to act to secure assistance by Sept. 30, 2014, as congressionally mandated payment reductions will take…

NASS Crop Progress: Corn, soybean progress well ahead of last year

There were 5 days suitable for fieldwork during the week ending Aug. 31. Statewide, temperatures averaged 80 degrees, which is 4.4 degrees above normal. Rain averaged 0.66 inches statewide. Topsoil…

Elections: ‘Right to Farm’ vote will be recounted

Missouri Secretary of State Jason Kander announced Tuesday that a statewide recount of Constitutional Amendment 1, which appeared on the Aug. 5 primary ballot has been requested. Kander’s office has…

Farm Futures Survey: Shift to soybeans from corn could continue

The shift of acreage from corn to soybeans begun this spring could continue for another year, according to Farm Futures’ first survey of 2015 planting intentions. But changes could be…

NASS Crop Progress and Condition

Agricultural Summary Statewide, temperatures averaged 81.5 degrees for the week ending August 24, which is 5.5 degrees above normal. There were 0.14 inches of rain statewide. There were 5.8 days…

USDA predicting decline in farm income

By Kristofer Husted, Harvest Public Media Farmers can anticipate a sharp drop in income this year, according to a new report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. In fact, the…