Oscar Mensa arrived in the United States over 40 years ago with the hopes of raising not just his young family in a land of opportunity, but also cattle on Northern Missouri’s lush grasslands.
The Missouri Clean Water Commission will hear an appeal Monday morning on whether a Johnson County farm can expand its cattle feeding operation. Valley Oaks Steak was initially granted a permit in June by the […]
Until recently, roughly one out of every three rows of soybeans in the U.S. was headed for China. Now, trade disputes flaring up between the world’s two largest economies have left farm exports, among others, […]
Much of Henry and Johnson counties are still abnormally dry, along with significant portions of Southwest Missouri.
A longtime ag senator is publicly questioning his support for the Farm Bill after Southern lawmakers won a key victory. Republican Chuck Grassley of Iowa fought unsuccessfully again in this farm bill to limit farm […]
The surprising defeat of Proposition D at last month’s polls, coupled with the success of Amendment One, is giving several Missouri Farm Bureau members pause as the new legislative session approaches. President Blake Hurst says […]
At their annual meeting this past weekend, members of Missouri Farmers Union affirmed their opposition to legislation that would make Missouri a right-to-work state. MFU President Tom Coudron… Springfield Republican Eric Burlison has pre-filed a […]
Five projects improving water infrastructure in rural Missouri were among more than 200 projects that will receive USDA investment in the most recent round of grant and loan announcements. USDA announced Tuesday that improvement projects […]
Orlando will have national champions this February when the top-yielding crop farmers join commodity leaders, equipment manufacturers, and other ag movers and shakers at Commodity Classic. Wade Cowan is co-chair of the organizing committee and […]
The recent signing of the new U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement and a purported truce in the trade war between the U.S. and China had attendees at the Missouri Farm Bureau annual meeting this week optimistic. Before his […]