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8:44 am
Tue November 5, 2013

Federal appeals court halts horse slaughter

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

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9:46 am
Thu April 4, 2013

MU to receive funds for building drought resistant soil

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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5:05 pm
Wed February 29, 2012

Soybean association seeks fewer restrictions on crops from europe

Almost all American soybeans are grown from genetically modified seeds, which are generally banned in Europe.
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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. 

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