Big cities in the Midwest are gaining ground on the rural communities that, for many decades, have thrived on the edges of urban development. Since 1980, the amount of land being farmed or grazed in the U.S. has dropped 13 percent, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Much of it now is covered by […]
More than five and a half years after six men were killed when a grain elevator blew up on the banks of the Missouri River, no clear cause has been pinpointed.
One rural school district in Missouri offers credit for online classes in an effort to give its students the educational opportunities it can’t afford.
Dicamba is suspected in the damage of tens of thousands of farm acres primarily in Arkansas, but also in southeast Missouri and in neighboring states.
Missouri is the second state to add the right to farm to its constitution, behind North Dakota.
Eleven people across four states have fallen ill after consuming contaminated beef. The USDA has traced the outbreak to Detroit-based Wolverine Packing Company.
Missouri soybeans are exported all over the world and markets are growing.
Raw milk is the likely culprit for E. coli outbreaks in Missouri and Oregon.
In Missouri, the General Assembly is poised to pass legislation that essentially would lock in the legality of current methods of pork production.
Missouri is home to almost 400 vineyards that employ thousands of workers who pick, crush and nurture grapes. Follow the wine making process from vine to glass.
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