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USDA providing $2,000,000 to assist farmers in planting cover crops

The United States Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service is helping producers affected by drought. State Conservationist J. R. Flores says the state has two million dollars available to help farmers plant cover crops to address inadequate feed and forage as well as other natural resource concerns. Cover crops established under the emergency initiative […]

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Hy-Vee voluntarily recalls spring pasta salad due to reported illnesses

Hy-Vee, Inc., based in West Des Moines, Iowa, is voluntarily recalling its Hy-Vee Spring Pasta Salad due to the potential that it may be contaminated with Salmonella. The potential for contamination was brought to Hy-Vee’s attention last night when approximately 20 illnesses in Minnesota, South Dakota, Nebraska, and Iowa were potentially linked back to customers consuming […]

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Stewartsville native named Chairman of North American Bison Registry Committee

A Stewartsville native was recently named the chairman of the North American Bison Registry Committee. National Bison Association President Dick Gehring of Moundridge, Kansas appointed Connor Elliott to the position. A news release reports Elliott assumed the position after former chairman Gerald Parsons of Stafford, Oklahoma announced he would step down as chairman but remain […]

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Trenton woman arrested for failure to appear

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Trenton woman Tuesday on failure to appear on two felony charges. Forty-four-year-old Miriah Butler’s bonds total $50,000 cash only, and her probation was suspended. She is scheduled for Division One of Grundy County Circuit Court August 9th. Butler was originally charged with distribution, delivery, manufacture, […]

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45 counties now authorized for emergency haying and grazing use of CRP land

U.S. Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency Executive Director Curtis Crawford today announced that Grundy County is authorized for emergency haying and grazing use of Conservation Reserve Program acres for the fiscal year 2018. FSA’s fiscal year runs from Oct. 1 to Sept. 30. As of 10 am Friday morning, here is a list of […]

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Missouri Department of Agriculture to host public listening session on industrial hemp

At 2 p.m. on Wednesday, July 18, 2018, the Missouri Department of Agriculture will host a public listening session at which interested parties may share their input on the industrial hemp pilot program in Missouri. The public session will take place in the Nightingale Creek conference room at the Department of Natural Resources, 1101 Riverside Drive, Jefferson […]

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Discover the history of Burleigh Grimes at the Grundy County Museum

Although the Smithsonian component of the Hometown Teams exhibit departed July 1 the locally produced sports exhibit continues through the Missouri Day Festival weekend in October. The local sports exhibit identifies and celebrates the records of Grundy County’s athletes competing in American Legion teams, Trenton Merchants Teams, TBA and all the County’s Public School teams. […]

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Farms in northern Missouri may be eligible for cost-share assistance under Emergency Conservation Program

Farms and ranches experiencing severe drought conditions in several northern Missouri counties may be eligible for cost-share assistance under the Emergency Conservation Program (ECP). The Grundy County Farm Service Agency reports those counties include Grundy, Harrison, Livingston, Putnam, Sullivan, and Schuyler. The United States Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency administers the ECP and provides […]

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Emergency grazing of CRP approved for 34 Missouri counties

Due to a prolonged drought in portions of Missouri, emergency grazing of CRP during the primary nesting season has been authorized for 34 counties. The following counties have been approved for CRP grazing and include  Adair, Andrew, Buchanan, Caldwell, Carroll, Chariton, Clark, Clay, Clinton, Daviess, DeKalb, Gentry, Grundy, Harrison, Holt, Jackson, Knox, Lafayette, Lewis, Linn, Livingston, […]

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Fire of unknown origin burns two outbuildings and barn near Bethany

Several fire departments responded to a fire near Bethany on Monday that burned several structures. Bethany Fire Chief Jacob Denum reports departments from Bethany, Pattonsburg, New Hampton, and Gilman City responded to the fire south of Bethany on Route AA.  He says the fire burned two outbuildings and a barn as well as farm equipment, […]