Dicamba

Department releases statewide stop sale for Dicamba products labeled for agricultural use

Missouri Director of Agriculture Chris Chinn issued a Notice of Release from the Stop Sale, Use or Removal Order of all products containing Dicamba labeled for agricultural use on Sept. 29, 2017. The Special Local Need registrations for XTENDIMAX™ with VaporGrip™ Technology,  ENGENIA™ Herbicide, and DUPONT™ FEXAPAN™ PLUS VAPORGRIP™ TECHNOLOGY HERBICIDE will remain in effect until Dec. 1, 2017. Older Dicamba […]

Fruits and Vegetables

Produce safety training offered for fruit, vegetable growers in area communities

Fruit and vegetable growers can meet training requirements of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) at workshops at several locations throughout Missouri. FSMA includes rules for produce growers intended to reduce the risk of contamination from E. coli, listeria, salmonella and other disease-causing microbes. The rules set standards related to water quality, use of manure […]

Thompson Farm Field Day

Attendees have busy day at Thompson Research Center Field Day near Spickard

Guests attending the Thompson Research Center Field Day near Spickard Thursday received a free dinner, took a farm tour, and heard several presentations. The farm tour included discussion of timber practices by Wurdack Research Center Superintendent Dusty Walter as well as a drone presentation by Hundley-Whaley Research Center Superintendent Bruce Burdick. University of Missouri Animal […]