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Agricultural Producers Have Time to Apply

for direct farm ownership loan

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Missouri Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director, Mark Cadle, recently announced that farmers and ranchers still have time to apply for low interest 2014 loans available through FSA’s direct farm ownership program. The deadline to submit applications is Sept. 30.

Eligible producers can borrow up to $300,000 in direct farm ownership loans to buy or enlarge a farm, construct

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Capital Report: Celebrating Missouri’s State Fair

by State Sen. Brad Lager

Last week marked the beginning of the 2014 Missouri State Fair. As the events kick off at the fairgrounds in Sedalia, we are reminded of the important role agriculture has played in shaping the history and culture of our state.

The timing of this year’s fair is particularly appropriate, as two days prior to its opening, Missouri voters narrowly approved a constitutional amendment reaffirming and

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Brammer Awarded Two Scholarships

Breanne Brammer of Gallatin has been awarded the Don Heil Government Studies Internship and the Elyzabeth Schell Scholarship from the University of Missouri College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources for the 2014-2015 academic year.

“Scholarships enable us to recruit and retain outstanding students to our college,” said Bryan Garton, associate dean of academic programs.

Brammer, a senior majoring in science and agricultural journalism, is the daughter of Dennis and

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Two Cable Restraint Classes Offered in Area

Two cable restraint classes will be offered in the area, according to Daviess County Conservation Agent Alan Bradford.

The first class offered will be at Ropp’s Fur Buying at Jamesport on Aug. 30 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Class size is limited to 35 individuals. Pre-registration is required by calling Ropp’s Fur at 660-684-6284.

The second class offered is sponsored by the Missouri Trappers Association and the Missouri Department

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USDA Extends Deadline for Emergency Assistance

For livestock, honeybees, and farm-raised fish program

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) Administrator Juan M. Garcia announced today that the enrollment deadline for the 2012 and 2013 Emergency Assistance for Livestock, Honeybees and Farm-Raised Fish Program (ELAP) has been extended to Aug. 15, 2014. Originally, program sign-up was scheduled to end Aug. 1.

The new deadline gives livestock, honeybee, and farm-raised fish producers who experienced losses

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Fireblight Can Devastate Trees If Left Untreated

by Tim Baker, Horticulture Specialist

Four years ago, I wrote a couple of columns on fireblight, a bacterial disease of apples, pears, and related species. While the disease is usually around to some degree, some years are worse than others. This year fireblight has been a major problem all over the state. I saw some pretty bad cases of the disease in Lafayette and Saline counties… and it has been

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Letter to the Editor: Amendment #1

Dear Editor:

On Aug. 5 voters need to support Amendment #1 to help stop the runaway regulation that is taking place in our nation. The Missouri Farming Amendment is to help protect Missouri farmers from harmful and burdensome regulations. Don’t take me wrong, some regulations are needed, but we are being overrun with them. A lot of regulations are not based on science but someone’s idea that thinks we need

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MDC Encourages Missourians to Protect Deer

The Missouri Conservation Commission recently approved proposed regulation changes to the Missouri Wildlife Code regarding the operations of hunting preserves and wildlife breeding facilities that hold white-tailed deer, mule deer, and their hybrids.

The proposed regulation changes will be published in the Missouri Register through the Secretary of State’s Office at sos.mo.gov/adrules/moreg/moreg.asp for a 30-day public comment period beginning July 16.

Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) Director Robert Ziehmer stressed

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Nixon Protects Conservation Legacy with Two Vetoes

Gov. Jay Nixon today vetoed two bills that would have redefined the term “livestock” to include captive deer in order to eliminate the role of the Missouri Department of Conservation in regulating white-tailed deer. The governor said those provisions of Senate Bill 506 and House Bill 1326 would go against longstanding successful conservation practices and also would clearly violate the Missouri Constitution, which gives exclusive authority over game and wildlife

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