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Posted on December 16, 2014 at 2:30 pm

Summary of 2014 Farm Bill Programs It was reported there were more than 900 pages of regulations on the new Farm Bill farm programs, our trainers went to a week’s worth of training, we had three days of training and now we attempt to convey that information to producers in short bursts.  We apologize in advance. The new crop related farm programs have three possibilities but all are essentially additional

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  • Frankford farmers earn highest average price at Show-Me-Select sale

    Posted on December 16, 2014 at 2:18 pm

    2014 Show-Me-Select Heifer Sale Submitted by Daniel Mallory, University of Missouri Regional Livestock Specialist   Once again the Northeast Missouri Show-Me-Select Replacement heifer sale reached a record sale average of $3,208 at F & T Livestock Auction, Saturday, Dec. 13. The 19 producers of the 286 heifers were enrolled in the MU educational heifer management program. The heifers were bred to sires with both calving-ease and growth genetics. The sale

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  • Annada woman hits cow

    Posted on December 16, 2014 at 2:17 pm

    An Annada woman suffered minor injuries in a wreck that occured when her vehicle struck a cow in the roadway. According to a crash report from Troop C of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the wreck occured at 1:45 a.m. Dec. 14. The report indicates that 22-year-old Amber Williams was driving a 2006 Chevrolet Cobalt eastbound on Highway H, .1 miles east of Pike County Road 227, when she hit

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Farm Service Agency News

Posted on December 16, 2014 at 2:30 pm

Summary of 2014 Farm Bill Programs It was reported there were more than 900 pages of regulations on the new Farm Bill farm programs, our trainers went to a week’s worth of training, we had three days of training and now we attempt to convey that information to producers in short bursts.  We apologize in advance. The new crop related farm programs have three possibilities but all are essentially additional

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  • Frankford farmers earn highest average price at Show-Me-Select sale

    Posted on December 16, 2014 at 2:18 pm

    2014 Show-Me-Select Heifer Sale Submitted by Daniel Mallory, University of Missouri Regional Livestock Specialist   Once again the Northeast Missouri Show-Me-Select Replacement heifer sale reached a record sale average of $3,208 at F & T Livestock Auction, Saturday, Dec. 13. The 19 producers of the 286 heifers were enrolled in the MU educational heifer management program. The heifers were bred to sires with both calving-ease and growth genetics. The sale

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  • PCHD signs WIC contract for 2015

    Posted on December 16, 2014 at 2:18 pm

    The Pike County Health Department has announced that a contract to continue to provide WIC services for federal fiscal year 2015 has been signed with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services. Under the terms of the contract, the Pike County Health Department will be able to serve 525 persons eligible for WIC every month. Women, Infants and Children (WIC) is a special supplemental nutrition program providing services to

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Amy Patterson – “My Thoughts”

Posted on December 9, 2014 at 2:16 pm

The internet has ruined us… I’m pretty sure. One fortunate thing about the onslaught of craziness on the interwebs the last few weeks is that it’s been quite enlightening on who should be on my Facebook friends list and who should not. First there was Ferguson. The amount of shameless judgement, racism, and finger-pointing I witnessed online made me sick. I won’t try to claim that I’m not a judgemental

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  • Amy Patterson – “My Thoughts”

    Posted on November 25, 2014 at 2:22 pm

    I have to give credit where credit is due: Thugs are opportunistic people; that’s for sure. In light of this week’s…incidents…in Ferguson, I find myself reflecting on those sly individuals who saw an excuse to do some early Christmas shopping, as well as the poor people of St. Louis, our government leaders, and America as a whole. Unfortunately, the majority of these thoughts bouncing around in my mind aren’t positive.

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  • Amy Patterson – “My Thoughts”

    Posted on November 18, 2014 at 1:07 pm

    Small-town communities really blow me away sometimes. Over the weekend, Justin and I had the fortunate opportunity to spend some time with our extended family that we see all too rarely. We were excited. Unfortunately, the reason we were paying this visit was not a happy one. One of Justin’s youngest cousins, a three-year-old, sweet baby girl, was recently diagnosed with Leukemia. This sweet, sweet girl is a doll. She

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