Recalled Goldfish Crackers

Pepperidge Farm recalls Goldfish crackers due to whey powder contamination

Pepperidge Farm Inc. has recalled four flavors of its Goldfish crackers because they were made with a whey powder ingredient that has been recalled for potential Salmonella contamination. The Goldfish cracker recall includes 18 separate package styles of four flavors — Flavor Blasted Xtra Cheddar; Flavor Blasted Sour Cream & Onion; Goldfish Baked with Whole […]

Farm Tractor land

Small grain crops seeded this fall replace dry pastures for cow herds

Seeding winter annual small grain offers fall grazing for beef cow herds short on grass and hay. “Lots of calls are coming in,” said Craig Roberts, University of Missouri Extension forage specialist. He offers encouraging words and cautions.  Interest grew as some local USDA Farm Service Agency offices offer added drought disaster assistance. Drilling wheat, […]

Grain Belt Express

Grain Belt Express sent back to State Public Service Commission by Missouri Supreme Court

The Grain Belt Express Clean Line, a proposed energy transmission project through northern Missouri, got new life Tuesday following a ruling by the state’s highest court. The Grain Belt Express Clean Line, if built, would carry energy from Kansas to Missouri, Illinois, and Indiana, running through several counties including Clinton, Caldwell, Carroll, and Chariton within […]

Deer with Chronic Wasting Disease or CWD

Missouri Department of Conservation sets CWD sampling efforts for upcoming deer season

The Missouri Conservation Commission recently approved recommendations by the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) for its fall and winter efforts to find cases of chronic wasting disease and help limit the spread of the deadly deer disease to more deer and more areas. MDC confirmed 33 new cases of CWD following the testing of nearly […]

Chronic Wasting Disease

Mercer and Grundy Counties added to deer feeding ban by Department of Conservation

The Missouri Department of Conservation has expanded its restrictions on feeding deer and placing minerals for deer to seven new counties in response to finding cases of chronic wasting disease in or near them. The seven new counties are Bollinger, Cape Girardeau, Grundy, Madison, McDonald, Mercer, and Perry. The feeding ban for these seven new […]

Motorcycle rider on the road

Annual “Grandma’s Ride” raises $1,700 for Trenton Fire Department

A motorcycle ride and other fundraising activities generated over $1,700 for the Trenton Fire Department fire prevention and safety efforts. Sunday’s group left from Chumbley’s in Trenton and rode to the Chula Bar and Grill. Activities also included a meal and music. The total amount raised was reported as $1,732. According to the organizer of […]

OSHA cautions industry to be vigilant in preventing grain bin incidents

The Occupational Safety and Health Organization wants Missouri’s grain handling industry to be vigilant in stemming the tide of tragedies. More than half of all workers “engulfed” in grain, die in 60 seconds from suffocation. Since January, there have been two grain-handling deaths and four preventable incidents in Kansas and Nebraska. Brian Drake with OSHA’s […]