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  • Thursday, July 30, 2015
    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Despite heavy rainfall and widespread reports of disease, wheat yields were good at most test sites in the University of Missouri Variety Testing Program.
  • Monday, July 27, 2015
    COLUMBIA, Mo. – This year’s record-breaking rain and continued wet weather has led to serious problems in wheat fields.
  • Monday, July 13, 2015
    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Record rainfall in the Midwest has kept farmers out of the field, leaving thousands of acres of row crops unplanted due to the weather.
  • Friday, June 26, 2015
    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Rain continues to reign in Missouri’s corn and soybean fields.
  • Tuesday, June 2, 2015
    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Rain, weeds and plant disease continue to worry farmers in northwestern Missouri, says Wayne Flanary, University of Missouri Extension agronomy specialist in Holt County.
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  • Thursday, October 16, 2014
    COLUMBIA, Mo.– When farmers choose one of the 2014 farm bill’s safety-net programs this winter, they are locked in for the next four years. A new online tool can help them evaluate which program is best for them.
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