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3,000 FFA students to make big impact at…

02-12-2016 TFadmin

3,000 FFA students to make big impact at 2016 Western Farm Show

The Western Farm Show is recognized for a number of impressive statistics – 55 consecutive years, more than 400,000 square feet of exhibit space under one roof, more than 500...

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Crop nutrients come and go

02-03-2016 TFadmin

Crop nutrients come and go

A challenge in making and applying fertilizer blends is that the nature of different fertilizers affects how we apply specific nutrients. Essential mineral plant nutrients differ in mobility in the soil....

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Local cooperatives contribute to MFA Inc…

02-03-2016 stevefairchild

Local cooperatives contribute to MFA Incorporated

In the spray rigs and feed trucks across MFA trade territory, and in the halls of the MFA home office, employees are proud to be part of a cooperative business. MFA’s...

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Watch wet wheat

02-03-2016 TFadmin

Watch wet wheat

University of Missouri agronomist Greg Luce warns that flooding, ice sheeting and generally waterlogged soils could have a significant impact on wheat crops across the MFA trade territory. “As with most...

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Check in on the Beef Checkoff

02-03-2016 TFadmin

Check in on the Beef Checkoff

In December 2015, Missouri Director of Agriculture Richard Fordyce approved the petition to conduct a referendum of Missouri cattle producers. The referendum is pursuant to section 275.352 RSMo as amended,...

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See you at the show

01-25-2016 TFadmin

See you at the show

Whether it’s shiny new equipment, livestock demonstrations or the roar of a tractor pull, the 2016 Western Farm Show offers a wide array of products and entertaining attractions for farming...

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Culver's donates over a million dollars …

01-05-2016 TFadmin

Culver's donates over a million dollars in support of agriculture

Culver's restaurants across the nation continue to build support of American agriculture as part of the chain's Thank You Farmers initiative. Since the program began in 2013 over a million...

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McCarty to lead Missouri Farmers Care

12-22-2015 TFadmin

McCarty to lead Missouri Farmers Care

Missouri Farmers Care, an organization that represents the state's farmers and ranchers, is pleased to announce Ashley McCarty of Kirksville, Mo., has accepted the position of executive director. McCarty and her...

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Glyphosate passes, again

12-18-2015 webadmin

Glyphosate passes, again

EU member states re-assess and find popular contact herbicide unlikely to be carcinogen The European Food Safety Agency and its EU member states recently released findings from a re-assessment of glyphosate....

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How will you grow it?

12-18-2015 webadmin

How will you grow it?

Interactive game helps students understand what it takes to make a crop Earlier this autumn, National Geographic and Bayer CropScience announced the release of “Top Crop: Farming for the Future,” an...

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Top Stories

02-03-2016
Forging into the dawn of a new era
Forging into the dawn of a new era

MFA's success in 2015 was evidence that a diversified portfolio of products and services mitigates the extremes of weather and markets. With supplies and personnel aligned for a promising year,...

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02-03-2016
Local cooperatives contribute to MFA Incorporated
Local cooperatives contribute to MFA Incorporated

In the spray rigs and feed trucks across MFA trade territory, and in the halls of the MFA home office, employees are proud to be part of a cooperative business. MFA’s...

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02-03-2016
Not a complete wash

I would love to deliver this column with the message that we harvested a bountiful crop at our research site last year. Instead, I have to tell you that our...

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02-01-2016
In this issue
In this issue

Managing wheat health    (Cover Story)How one farmer makes wheat workby Nancy Jorgensen Country CornerNot quite kulaks by Steve Fairchild UpFront/blogMcCarty leads Missouri Farmers CareCheck in on the Beef CheckoffWatch wet wheat Not a...

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01-25-2016
See you at the show
See you at the show

Whether it’s shiny new equipment, livestock demonstrations or the roar of a tractor pull, the 2016 Western Farm Show offers a wide array of products and entertaining attractions for farming...

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