MU to host free ag lenders webinar Oct. 7

The University of Missouri will host a free webinar for agricultural lenders, credit managers, rural land appraisers, congressional staffers, county commissioners and ag service providers 10:30 a.m.-noon Friday, Oct. 7.

Avian influenza confirmed in Midwest during fall migratory season

Missouri poultry producers are encouraged to review and tighten biosecurity protocols in light of the avian influenza virus confirmation in poultry throughout the Midwest.

Missouri recognizes Farm Safety and Health Week

• Farm Safety Week is set for Sept. 19-23, 2022.
The Missouri Department of Agriculture is celebrating Farm Safety and Health Week, which has been recognized during the third week of September since established by President Roosevelt in 1944. This year’s theme, coined by the National Education Center for Agricultural Safety (NECAS), is Protecting Agriculture’s Future.

Missouri Soybeans Introduces Soy Innovation Challenge

The Missouri Soybean Merchandising Council (MSMC) is partnering with Missouri FFA to introduce the Soy Innovation Challenge to high school agricultural education classes. The Soy Innovation Challenge aims to engage FFA members in creating valuable exhibits and ideas based on the soy value chain to display at Missouri Soybeans’ Center for Soy Innovation.

Missouri Pork Association now accepting applications for 2023 internship program

                  Internship programs are a great opportunity for college students to make contacts and gain experience while still in school. One such opportunity is with the Missouri Pork Association and their internship program.

Missouri farmers seeking rollover protection devices for tractors

Since 2016, more than 70 Missouri farmers asked for help to install tractor rollover protection (ROP) devices from a national program that provides rebates, but the waiting list is long, and only one Missouri farmer has received assistance so far.