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USDA extends deadline for producers to certify 2018 crop production for Market Facilitation Program payments

USDA extended the deadline to May 17 from May 1 for agricultural producers to certify 2018 crop production for payments through the Market Facilitation Program (MFP), which helps producers who have been significantly affected by foreign tariffs, resulting in the loss of traditional exports. USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) extended the deadline because heavy rainfall […]

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VFW district competition winners announced

At a meeting in Chillicothe this morning, District One of Veterans of Foreign Wars will honor winners of the Voice of Democracy, Patriot Pen, and Teacher Recognition. The VFW District 1 Meeting on Saturday, begins at 11 o’clock at the Chillicothe VFW Post 858. Winners in the Voice of Democracy Contest are first place Mardee […]

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Audio: Missouri farmers differ on ballot measure to limit political money, redraw voting districts

There’s disagreement among farmers over the Clean Missouri ballot measure to redraw voting districts. The Missouri Farm Bureau opposes the proposal, claiming it would weaken the power of rural voters. Mid-Missouri cattle rancher Susan Williams says Cooper County where she lives is already disenfranchised because it’s divided into four legislative districts.     Former Missouri […]