Missouri Corn Website

New officers assume roles in Missouri Corn Merchandising Council and Missouri Corn Growers Association

The Missouri Corn Merchandising Council (MCMC) and the Missouri Corn Growers Association (MCGA) have announced a new slate of officers, the appointment of recently elected board members and national committee assignments. The election of the 2019-20 MCMC officer team took place during an August board meeting held in Branson. The following MCMC leaders assumed their […]

Audio: Governor Parson signs agriculture bill into law pertaining to CAFOs

Legislation that prevents Missouri counties from imposing regulations on concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs) that are stricter than state regulations has been signed into law by Governor Mike Parson.     The bill is backed by many of the state’s commodity groups, including the Missouri Farm Bureau and the Missouri Cattlemen’s Association. Critics include St. […]

CAFO Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation

Missouri House approves SB-391 that prevents counties from passing health ordinances aimed at CAFOs

The Missouri House of Representatives has given final approval to Senate Bill 391, legislation that would prevent counties from passing health ordinances aimed at large agricultural operations. The House voted 103-44 to approve the bill, which would prevent county health boards or county commissioners from passing standards stricter than state law. The Missouri House of […]

Gas Tax

Audio: Missouri House committee considers incremental 10-cent gas tax hike

A Missouri House committee is considering whether to boost the state’s gas tax by 10 cents over four years to help pay for road and bridge improvements. Samantha Davis with the Missouri Corn Growers Association hopes changes are made to the measure that would also tax alternative fuels at a similar rate beginning in 2026. […]

National Corn Growers Association

Trenton farmer recognized as one of the top producers in the United States

A Trenton farmer received a first-place state yield award in the National Corn Growers Association National Corn Yield Contest. Adrian Cox was recognized as one of the top-yielding corn producers in the nation with a DeKalb brand blend corn yielding nearly 319 bushels per acre in the AA Non-Irrigated category. He was among DeKalb winners […]

Future Leader Academy

Area students attend Future Leaders Academy

High school students from the Linn County and Newtown-Harris school districts participated in Congressman Sam Graves’s annual Future Leaders Academy at Hannibal-Lagrange University Tuesday. Missouri State Treasurer Eric Schmitt was the keynote speaker. Other speakers included representatives from the Drug Enforcement Agency, Missouri Corn Growers Association, and Missouri Secretary of State’s Office. Topics discussed included […]

Missouri Corn Website

New Missouri corn organization officers to take charge

The Missouri Corn Merchandising Council and the Missouri Corn Growers Association have announced a new slate of officers, the appointment of recently elected board members and national committee assignments. The election of the 2018-19 MCMC officer team took place during an August board meeting held in Branson. The following MCMC leaders assumed their new roles […]

Missouri Corn Merchandising Council

New Missouri Corn Merchandising Council officers take office

The Missouri Corn Merchandising Council and the Missouri Corn Growers Association have announced a new slate of officers, the appointment of recently elected board members and national committee assignments.   The election of the 2017-18 MCMC officer team took place during an August board meeting held in Branson. The following MCMC leaders assumed their new roles […]

3 area farmers place high in National Corn Yield Competition

Improved seed varieties, advanced production techniques, and innovative growing practices helped corn growers achieve even higher yields in the 2016 National Corn Yield Contest. Additionally, a record five national entries surpassed the 400-plus bushel per acre mark. The Corn Yield Contest is in its 52nd year for the National Corn Growers Association. Participation remained strong […]