Missouri: 12 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas to Drought

🕔Aug 29, 2018Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated 12 Missouri counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers in Audrain, Barry, Barton, Boone, Callaway, Cooper, Dade, Jasper, Lawrence, Moniteau, Monroe and Newton counties who […]

Missouri Corn Growers – “Trade Aid Adds Insult to Injury”

🕔Aug 29, 2018Missouri Corn Growers Association President Kyle Kirby, a farmer from Barton County, released the following statement regarding today’s trade mitigation plan details. In the announcement, the USDA sets the payment […]

Missouri: 4 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Drought

🕔Aug 28, 2018Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated four counties in Missouri as primary natural disaster areas. Producers in Clark, Jackson, Lewis and Worth counties who suffered losses due to drought may be […]

Missouri Cash Rental: Crops, Pasture and Hunting Leases

🕔Aug 27, 2018The USDA reports that 35% of Missouri farmland is rented. That means that about 9.8 million acres of Missouri agricultural land is rented. To help both landowners and farmers, the […]

Missouri: 25 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Drought

🕔Aug 13, 2018Agricultural producers in Missouri who suffered losses and damages due to  recent drought on two separate occasions may be eligible for USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) emergency loans. The loans are […]

Livestock: Drought Hits Missouri Cattle – DTN

🕔Aug 9, 2018Brittany Wilbanks doesn’t need to look at the U.S. Drought Monitor map to know it is extremely dry in Missouri this growing season. Wilbanks and her husband, Seth, farm and […]

Missouri Corn: Southern Rust Makes 1st Seasonal Appearance

🕔Jul 11, 2018Southern rust (Puccinia polysora) is a relatively common, annually occurring disease of corn that can result in significant yield loss if infection is severe. Generally, it is observed in many, […]

Missouri Weeds: Waterhemp Confirmed with 6-Way Resistance

🕔Jun 22, 2018A study featured in the journal Weed Science is certain to keep many corn and soybean growers up at night. Researchers have identified a waterhemp population in Missouri that is resistant to […]

Missouri: Mizzou Pest Management Field Day, Columbia, July 10

🕔Jun 14, 2018The annual Mizzou Pest Management Field Day will be Tuesday July 10th at the Bradford Research and Extension Center, approximately 8 miles east of Columbia, Missouri. Registration will begin at […]

Missouri Corn, Soybeans: Heat, Drought Effects on Seedlings – 2 Concerns

🕔May 31, 2018A few parts of Missouri have nearly water-saturated soil conditions, but much of the Missouri grain crop growing area is experiencing dry soils and hot temperatures. The United States Drought […]

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