Ag Expo 2015 is scheduled for Jan. 30-31 at the Black River Coliseum in Poplar Bluff, Mo. This is the 29th year of Ag Expo, sponsored by Butler County University of Missouri Extension Council and the Ag Club of Three Rivers College.
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has unveiled the new farm bill’s main provisions, noting they will both help farmers better manage risk and ushering in some of the most significant reforms to U.S. farm programs in decades.
Research and stories from world-renowned University of Missouri scientists and researchers are available on your iPhone. The College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources’ CAFNR smart phone app features stories, highlights events, showcases CAFNR’s Agricultural Research Centers and provides users a way to easily connect to the college’s social media accounts.
U.S. corn growers are being offered the opportunity to improve their leadership skills through the National Corn Growers Association Leadership at Its Best Program, co-sponsored by Syngenta. Growers must be nominated by their state corn associations.
The program assembles cotton producers from each major Cotton Belt at the National Cotton Council annual meeting for an orientation on NCC's policy development process. The participants also receive communications training — part of NCC’s efforts to identify, train and maintain capable industry spokespersons.