The 2015 Missouri Governor's Cup top honor was awarded to St. James Winery for their 2014 Vignoles. This prestigious wine also took home the designations of Best Vignoles and Best of Class Semi-dry White Wine.
A wet spring and summer has impeded planting for many Missouri farmers and some of the seed our producers intended to plant may not make it into the ground. This seed must be stored or disposed of appropriately and cannot enter the commodity stream.
David Meyer, Jefferson City, has been named the executive director of the Missouri Agricultural and Small Business Development Authority (MASBDA). Meyer will take the place of Tony Stafford, who retired in November 2014.
Exhibitors interested in competing at the Missouri State Fair will now be able to access new online entry and payment options, and online registration for the vendor input form, starting at 9 a.m. on Thursday, May 7.
Missouri State Fair Director Mark Wolfe announced today that 32 youth, selected from Missouri 4-H and FFA, will be awarded scholarships by the Missouri State Fair Foundation Youth in Agriculture (YIA) committee.
The Missouri Department of Agriculture today launched a brand new web site for the department's Missouri Market News Program, featuring the most up-to-date market information for Missouri agriculture.