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Missouri is offering grants to help get more locally produced food into school meals and snacks.

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A federal appeals court has temporarily halted plans to resume domestic horse slaughter.

MU to receive funds for building drought resistant soil

Apr 4, 2013

The U.S. Department of Agriculture will announce on Thursday that it will fund a University of Missouri project focused on building drought resiliency through soil health.

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The American Soybean Association is pushing for U.S. trade representatives to negotiate better trading terms with Europe, looking for the European Union to ease the strict restrictions it imposes on genetically modified soybeans. The group petitioned a U.S. trade representative who is part of a new working group with the European Union to work on its behalf.