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CRP Contract Early Out Deadline Approaching

CRP Contract Early Out Deadline Approaching

The Agricultural Act of 2014 requires the Secretary offer  producers the opportunity for an “early out” for certain CRP contracts during FY2015, if those contracts have been in effect for at least 5 years.  The signup period for CRP (Conservation Reserve Program) participants to terminate acreage ends January 30, 2015. Only CRP contracts with effective […]

Farm Bill’s New Wheat/Feed Grain Programs to be Discussed at Local Meetings

Farm Bill’s New Wheat/Feed Grain Programs to be Discussed at Local Meetings

New wheat/feed grain programs will be one of the topics of the new Farm Bill that will be discussed by Farm Service Agency (FSA) and University of Missouri Extension experts at a pair of local meetings in January. “The new programs are referred to as ARC (Agriculture Risk Coverage) and PLC (Price Loss Coverage),” said […]

MU Extension, USDA Farm Service Agency to Host Farm Bill Meetings

MU Extension, USDA Farm Service Agency to Host Farm Bill Meetings

The 2014 Farm Bill contains several new provisions that enable farmers and landowners to make decisions regarding their involvement in federal farm programs.  Landowners will have the opportunity to reallocate base acres on individual farms as well as update yield information that is used to determine some farm program payments.  Additionally, farmers will have the […]

Land Prices Peaking; Cattle Still On The Rise

Land Prices Peaking; Cattle Still On The Rise

Farmland prices have likely peaked, but expect cattle prices to continue upward. That was the message from Ron Plain, University of Missouri Extension agricultural economist, in his keynote address at the 2014 Missouri Livestock Symposium in Kirksville. Plain says farmland prices depend on interest rates and returns that can be generated by that land. Interest […]

MU Reports Strong Test Yields for State’s Soybean Crop

MU Reports Strong Test Yields for State’s Soybean Crop

Some 86-bushel-per-acre yields were reported. COLUMBIA – University of Missouri 2014 Variety Testing Program soybean yields topped state and national averages. MU Extension agronomy specialist Bill Wiebold said MU test sites topped statewide averages of 50-plus bushels and national averages of 44 bushels per acre. Missouri’s five-year state average is 37.8 bushels per acre. Sudden […]

Kander, Parson, Franklin Announce Legislation to Cut Red Tape for Family Farms 

Kander, Parson, Franklin Announce Legislation to Cut Red Tape for Family Farms 

Jefferson City, Mo. — Secretary of State Jason Kander today announced that he will push for legislation to make family farm corporations exempt from unnecessary paperwork and fees. The legislation has been filed on Secretary Kander’s behalf by Sen. Mike Parson (R-Bolivar) and Rep. Diane Franklin (R-Camdenton). It has the support of the Missouri Farm Bureau. […]

Local Leaders Attend Centennial Meeting of Missouri Farm Bureau

Local Leaders Attend Centennial Meeting of Missouri Farm Bureau

Just as members did nearly 100 years ago, leaders of the Scotland County Farm Bureau attended the Missouri Farm Bureau annual meeting to discuss and approve legislative policies for the coming year. They also took part in celebrating the centennial meeting of the state’s largest farm organization. The occasion drew a record crowd of almost […]

2014 Missouri Livestock Symposium December 5 & 6

2014 Missouri Livestock Symposium December 5 & 6

According to Garry L. Mathes, chair of the Missouri Livestock Symposium committee, “the 2014 Missouri Livestock Symposium features something for everyone.” This year’s Symposium will be held December 5 & 6 at the William Mathew Middle School, former Kirksville Middle School, 1515 S. Cottage Grove in Kirksville, MO. There is no cost to attend and […]

Missouri’s Thanksgiving Dinner Cost Slightly Higher than National Average

  By Diane Olson Fall is in the air. Harvest is nearing completion. Thanksgiving is almost here! Thanksgiving brings together family and friends to share a mostly traditional meal and fellowship. As a child growing up in a family retail food business, I recall the frenzy of making sure all the staples for the feast […]

Memphis FFA Team Takes Fourth at Livestock Judging Contest

Memphis FFA Team Takes Fourth at Livestock Judging Contest

John Wood Community College recently held its 10th annual Invitational Livestock Judging Contest at the JWCC Agricultural Education Center.  The event was hosted by JWCC Agriculture Alumni Association and the Livestock Evaluation Club, and sponsored by ADM Alliance Nutrition and Moorman’s Showtec. A total of 237 students from 21 high schools participated in the contest. […]

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