The April Issue 2024

FEATURES

Life with lavender (cover story)
Missouri farmers find the sweet smell of success with this fragrant, flowering crop

By Jessica Ekern

Faces of farming
Scott Hays, Missouri Pork Association executive director

By Allison Jenkins

Progressive paddocks
Expertise in the field, on the farm highlight MFA’s Forage Tour

By Jessica Ekern

Bear necessities
Care and conservation help state’s black bears bounce back from near extinction

By Allison Jenkins

2024 Insecticide Eartag Comparisons

Picturing safe practices
MFA youth illustrate ideas to avoid danger on the farm, at the workplace

OPINION

COUNTRY CORNER
Scrutiny makes stewardship even more crucial

By Allison Jenkins

UPFRONT
EPA creates new office for agriculture
Becker returns to MFA in new role as director
Protect poultry by practicing biosecurity

LIVESTOCK
Keep baleage from becoming failage

CROPS
Let’s get back to the basics

MARKETS
Latest outlook marks 40 years of FAPRI analysis
What’s ahead for cattle production in 2024?


RECIPES
Salad days

VIEWPOINT
Creating value through people, possibility
by Ernie Verslues

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The March 2024 Issue

Features

Living laboratory - Cover Story -
MFA’s agronomy research provides growers with input insights

By Allison Jenkins

MFA Connect
Transact, interact in a whole new way

By Allison Jenkins

Adding value, generations deep
Improving the cattle industry is all in the DNA for the Birk family

By Jessica Ekern

THE MARCH SALE
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Prices are good from March 6th through March 15th

Best in class
MFA’s Aurora mill named 2023 Commercial Dry Feed Facility of the Year

By Allison Jenkins

Faces of farming
Shawn Kosmiski, MFA Applicator of the Year

By Allison Jenkins

COUNTRY CORNER
EPA workplan won’t work for farmers

By Allison Jenkins

UPFRONT/BLOG
Cleaning out chemicals? Take them to DNR’s pesticide collection events
Celebrate Ag Day
Census provides snapshot of U.S. agriculture

CROPS
Managing metabolic resistance in weeds

by Doug Spaunhorst

LIVESTOCK
Zero equals hero when reducing feed refusals

By Dr. Jim White

MARKETS - Flipbook version
Remember stored corn and soybeans
Smallest cattle herd in more than 70 years

RECIPES - Flipbook version
Big dippers

VIEWPOINT
We’ll navigate 2024 with you

By Ernie Verslues

CLOSING THOUGHT - Flipbook version
Photo by Jessica Ekern
Peom by Walter Bargen

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