Director of Agriculture Richard Fordyce and military leaders from across the country will be gathering to honor men and women of our armed services at the Missouri State Fair in Sedalia on Sunday, Aug. 16.
The Missouri Department of Agriculture's Missouri Agricultural and Small Business Development Authority (MASBDA) is now accepting applications for grants to help Missouri businesses access and process locally grown agricultural products for local schools.
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.