Bear Standing on Hill

Missouri Department of Conservation sets proposed bear-hunting framework for future seasons

The Missouri Conservation Commission recently approved a proposed hunting framework by the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) for a potential future black bear season in Missouri. The Commission approved the framework at its Sept. 4 open meeting in Jefferson City and is asking for final public input Oct. 16 through Nov. 14. If the season […]

Nestle Sign in front of Corporate offices

Nestle Purina investing $115 million in southeast Missouri plant; 30 new jobs coming

(Missourinet) – One of the largest employers in southeast Missouri’s Bloomfield received a visit Tuesday from the governor, highlighting a major multi-million dollar expansion. Governor Mike Parson traveled to Bloomfield to tour a Nestle Purina plant that’s undergoing a $115 million investment. Nestle is the world’s largest food and beverage company. Nestle’s Bloomfield plant employs about 340 […]

Audio: Missouri U.S. Senate candidates have sharp differences on trade war

(Missourinet) – The candidates in the Missouri U.S. Senate race have sharp differences in their approach to the current trade war. Republican Josh Hawley is supportive of the Trump administration’s tariffs as well as the $12 billion in aid the President announced for suffering farmers. Hawley criticizes Democratic incumbent Claire McCaskill for not supporting the aid […]

Fruits and Vegetables

Missouri Vegetable Growers Association to hold tour in Adair County

The Missouri Vegetable Growers Association State Vegetable Tour will be held in southwest Adair County later this month. The August 25th tour will stop at the Green Valley Farm, Winigan Community Center, and Winigan Farms. Participants wanting to carpool can meet at the Adair County Extension Center in Kirksville that morning at 10 o’clock. Those […]

Josh Hawley

Audio: Missouri Attorney General Hawley subpoenas Google again for potential violations of antitrust laws

(Missourinet) – Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley’s office has served a new investigative subpoena on tech giant Google for possibly violating state antitrust laws. Brian Hauswirth with the Missourinet files this report.     Hawley’s subpoena involves allegations that the company took improper steps to enhance its market power. The legal move follows the European Commission […]

Young Horse

University of Missouri equine clinician offers advice on respiratory disease

Rhodococcus equi is a bacterial organism found in dry and dusty soil in horse environments that can cause pneumonia in young foals. A zoonotic disease, Rhodococcus equi can also infect people who are immunocompromised, such as HIV-AIDS patients. Philip Johnson, a professor of equine internal medicine in the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine, […]