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Missouri Department of Agriculture



Official news releases issued by the Missouri Department of Agriculture



 












FarmScape at Ballpark Village offers Missourians an opportunity to ask experts about modern agriculture

Fri, 9 Sep 2016 00:00:00 GMT

Family friendly, free event includes livestock, farm equipment, youth activities and live music.



Applications Available Now for Farm to Table Value-Added Agriculture Grants

Wed, 7 Sep 2016 00:00:00 GMT

Deadline to apply is Oct. 28, 2016



Urban and non-traditional agriculture matching grants available

Thu, 1 Sep 2016 00:00:00 GMT

Applications must be received by Oct. 1, 2016






Department of Agriculture seizes grain assets of Harry Brill III, doing business as Ed Brill Farms

Mon, 1 Aug 2016 00:00:00 GMT

Producer's claims will be taken Aug. 1 through Aug. 20, 2016



Missouri Department of Agriculture now accepting nominations for annual awards

Fri, 29 Jul 2016 00:00:00 GMT

Missouri Agriculture Awards highlight industry leaders.



2016 Focus on Missouri Agriculture Photo Contest Winners Announced

Wed, 20 Jul 2016 00:00:00 GMT

Winning photographs on display throughout State Fair and available online









Get Your Recipes Ready for the First Lady's Pie Contest

Thu, 2 Jun 2016 00:00:00 GMT

Entry forms available online















Missouri producers vote against beef checkoff

Mon, 25 Apr 2016 09:01:20 GMT




Missouri Agriculture Photo Contest Captures Best of Farm, Rural Life

Wed, 6 Apr 2016 16:29:37 GMT

Entries must be submitted by June 15






Director of Ag Announces Grants for 4-H, FFA Youth Service Projects

Thu, 24 Mar 2016 13:32:46 GMT

22 youth organizations to receive funds for 2016






Department of Agriculture hosts youth event to celebrate National Agriculture Week

Mon, 14 Mar 2016 15:16:14 GMT

More than 100 students from Jefferson City attended to learn about the state's number one industry.



Department of Agriculture hosts youth event to celebrate National Agriculture Week

Mon, 14 Mar 2016 00:00:00 GMT

More than 100 students from Jefferson City attended to learn about the state's number one industry.






Missouri Agriculture Awarded 2 Million to Expand Cover Crops on Farmland

Wed, 9 Mar 2016 00:00:00 GMT

Missouri Agriculture Awarded $2.4 Million to Expand Cover Crops on Farmland



Department of Agriculture Announces Grants for Missouri Specialty Crop Producers

Tue, 1 Mar 2016 15:08:47 GMT

Deadline to apply for 2016-2017 funding is April 26.



Department of Agriculture Announces Grants for Missouri Specialty Crop Producers

Tue, 1 Mar 2016 00:00:00 GMT

Deadline to apply for 2016-2017 funding is April 26.









Director of Agriculture Approves Beef Referendum

Wed, 23 Dec 2015 14:16:02 GMT

Cattle producers will now have the opportunity to vote on a beef checkoff assessment.



Director of Agriculture Approves Beef Referendum

Wed, 23 Dec 2015 00:00:00 GMT

Cattle producers will now have the opportunity to vote on a beef checkoff assessment.









Director of Ag Honors Agriculture Leaders during Governor's Conference on Agriculture

Fri, 18 Dec 2015 09:25:39 GMT

Producers from across the state were recognized with Missouri Agriculture Awards



Director of Ag Honors Agriculture Leaders during Governors Conference on Agriculture

Fri, 18 Dec 2015 00:00:00 GMT

Producers from across the state were recognized with Missouri Agriculture Awards



Applications Now Available for 29th Missouri Agribusiness Academy

Thu, 10 Dec 2015 11:30:39 GMT

The 2016 class will convene in Springfield for a hands-on look at careers in agriculture.



Applications Now Available for 29th Missouri Agribusiness Academy

Thu, 10 Dec 2015 00:00:00 GMT

The 2016 class will convene in Springfield for a hands-on look at careers in agriculture.






Community Service Grants Available for Ag Youth Organizations

Thu, 19 Nov 2015 16:57:45 GMT

Applications must be postmarked by Dec. 1, 2015



Community Service Grants Available for Ag Youth Organizations

Thu, 19 Nov 2015 00:00:00 GMT

Applications must be postmarked by Dec. 1, 2015



Applications Available Now for Missouri Beef Initiative Grants

Wed, 18 Nov 2015 07:12:01 GMT

Deadline to apply is Dec. 7, 2015



Applications Available Now for Missouri Beef Initiative Grants

Wed, 18 Nov 2015 00:00:00 GMT

Deadline to apply is Dec. 7, 2015









Applications Available Now for Value-Added Agriculture Grants

Thu, 22 Oct 2015 09:36:53 GMT

Deadline to apply is Dec. 28, 2015



Applications Available Now for ValueAdded Agriculture Grants

Thu, 22 Oct 2015 00:00:00 GMT

Deadline to apply is Dec. 28, 2015









Missouri Department of Agriculture now accepting nominations for annual awards

Tue, 22 Sep 2015 16:19:42 GMT

Missouri Agriculture Awards highlight industry leaders



Missouri Department of Agriculture now accepting nominations for annual awards

Tue, 22 Sep 2015 00:00:00 GMT

Missouri Agriculture Awards highlight industry leaders



FarmScape at Ballpark Village Brings Agriculture to the Heart of St. Louis

Tue, 25 Aug 2015 13:17:26 GMT

Event will include livestock, farm equipment, youth activities and a concert.



Department of Agriculture Unveils Missouri Agriculture Magazine at Director's Dinner

Wed, 19 Aug 2015 19:10:09 GMT

More than 100 agriculture leaders gathered for the magazine launch



Missouri Department of Agriculture Announces Agricultural Stewardship Assurance Program

Thu, 13 Aug 2015 14:56:33 GMT

Program sign-up begins at the Missouri State Fair in the Agriculture Building



Military Appreciation Day Celebrates Service Men and Women

Tue, 11 Aug 2015 14:30:19 GMT

Sixth Annual Ceremony at Missouri State Fair



Applications Available Now for Farm to School Value-Added Agriculture Grants

Mon, 3 Aug 2015 08:54:37 GMT

Deadline to apply is Oct. 16, 2015



2015 Focus on Missouri Agriculture Photo Contest Winners Announced

Mon, 3 Aug 2015 08:37:25 GMT

Winning photographs on display throughout State Fair and available online



Urban and Non-Traditional Agriculture Matching Grants Available

Thu, 23 Jul 2015 14:13:24 GMT

Applications must be received by Sept. 1, 2015



St. James Winery Awarded 2015 Governor's Cup

Tue, 21 Jul 2015 10:22:03 GMT










Focus on Missouri Agriculture Contest Deadline Rapidly Approaching

Tue, 2 Jun 2015 11:21:31 GMT

Photos must be submitted by June 15



Get Your Recipes Ready for the First Lady's Pie Contest

Fri, 1 May 2015 08:26:55 GMT

Entry forms available online May 7









State Fair to Accept Online Competition Entries and Payment Starting May 7

Fri, 10 Apr 2015 08:45:23 GMT

Exhibitors encouraged to enter via online portal



MDA releases poultry quarantine in Jasper and Moniteau Counties

Thu, 9 Apr 2015 14:46:24 GMT

Test results show no further spread of avian influenza.



Missouri State Fair Scholarships Awarded to 4-H and FFA Youth

Wed, 8 Apr 2015 16:45:47 GMT

Recipients to be recognized at State FFA Convention in April






Department of Agriculture hosts youth event to celebrate National Agriculture Day

Wed, 18 Mar 2015 16:10:12 GMT

More than 130 students from Jefferson City attended to learn about the state's number one industry.






MDA confirms avian influenza in second Missouri facility

Mon, 9 Mar 2015 17:41:56 GMT

No public health concern as no human cases detected in the United States






Missouri Agriculture Photo Contest Captures Best of Farm, Rural Life

Tue, 24 Feb 2015 12:27:19 GMT

Entries must be submitted by June 15



Director of Ag Announces Grants for 4-H, FFA Youth Service Projects

Tue, 17 Feb 2015 10:29:10 GMT

21 youth organizations to receive funds for 2015



Department of Agriculture Announces Grants for Missouri Specialty Crop Producers

Fri, 13 Feb 2015 16:39:54 GMT

Deadline to apply for 2015-2016 funding is March 16



Applications Now Available for 28th Year of the Missouri Agribusiness Academy

Thu, 22 Jan 2015 10:03:08 GMT

The 2015 class is headed to St. Louis for a hands-on look at careers in agriculture.



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Director of Ag Honors Lebanon-based International Exporter during Governor's Conference on Ag

Sat, 20 Dec 2014 22:45:43 GMT

Independent Stave Company received the International Exporter of the Year Award



Director of Ag Honors Outstanding Farm Broadcaster during Governor's Conference on Agriculture

Sat, 20 Dec 2014 22:40:24 GMT

Tom Steever received the Farm Broadcaster of the Year Award



Director of Ag Honors Cotton Producer during 45th Governor's Conference on Agriculture

Sat, 20 Dec 2014 22:35:42 GMT

David Blakemore Awarded Cotton Legacy Award



Director of Ag Honors Poultry Producer during 45th Governor's Conference on Agriculture

Sat, 20 Dec 2014 22:33:09 GMT

Don Steen Awarded Poultry Legacy Award



Director of Ag Honors Cattleman during 45th Governor's Conference on Agriculture

Sat, 20 Dec 2014 22:31:31 GMT

Jim McCann Awarded Beef Cattle Legacy Award



Director of Ag Honors Pork Producer during 45th Governor's Conference on Agriculture

Sat, 20 Dec 2014 22:26:20 GMT

Brent Sandidge Awarded Pork Legacy Award



Director of Ag Honors Forestry Producer during 45th Governor's Conference on Agriculture

Sat, 20 Dec 2014 22:26:05 GMT

Darwin Murray Awarded Forestry Legacy Award



Director of Ag Honors Soybean Producer during 45th Governor's Conference on Agriculture

Sat, 20 Dec 2014 22:19:19 GMT

Neal Bredehoeft Awarded Soybean Legacy Award



Director of Ag Honors Rice Producer during 45th Governor's Conference on Agriculture

Sat, 20 Dec 2014 22:12:15 GMT

Ronnie Berry Awarded Rice Legacy Award



Director of Ag Honors Food Animal Veterinarian during Governor's Conference on Agriculture

Sat, 20 Dec 2014 22:07:30 GMT

Dr. G.D. Windom received the Missouri Food Animal Veterinarian Award



Director of Ag Honors Ag Innovation during Governor's Conference on Agriculture

Sat, 20 Dec 2014 22:01:37 GMT

Bob Vandiver Cattle Company received the Missouri Farm Innovation Award



Director of Ag Honors Environmental Stewards during Governor's Conference on Agriculture

Sat, 20 Dec 2014 21:56:38 GMT

Steve and Sharon Oetting received the Missouri Environmental Stewardship Award



Director of Ag Honors Ag Educator during Governor's Conference on Agriculture

Sat, 20 Dec 2014 21:50:04 GMT

Harold Eckler received the Missouri Agriculture Education Leader Award



Director of Ag Honors Dairy Farmer during 45th Governor's Conference on Agriculture

Sat, 20 Dec 2014 20:15:00 GMT

Randy Mooney Awarded Dairy Legacy Award



Director of Ag Honors Corn Producer during 45th Governor's Conference on Agriculture

Sat, 20 Dec 2014 20:15:00 GMT

Mike Geske Awarded Corn Legacy Award



Director of Ag Honors Agriculture Leaders during Governor's Conference on Agriculture

Sat, 20 Dec 2014 18:30:47 GMT

Missouri Agriculture Awards were given to producers from across the state



Benefit Auction at Governor's Conference on Agriculture Raises more than $11,000

Sat, 20 Dec 2014 10:00:54 GMT

Proceeds support programs for 4-H and FFA youth, young professionals in ALOT






Director of Ag Honors Outstanding Local Agribusinesses during Governor's Conference on Agriculture

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 11:29:58 GMT

Duncan Family Farm, Uncle Bob's Spices and Blends and Fahrmeier Family Farms and Vineyard received AgriMissouri Awards






Missouri Agriculture Awards Highlight Industry Leaders

Tue, 28 Oct 2014 08:37:12 GMT

Department Accepting Nominations for Prestigious Awards