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Corn crop looking best in years

Posted on July 27, 2014 at 10:56 am

COLUMBIA, Mo. ­– “I’ve never seen Missouri corn looking this good,” University of Missouri Extension corn specialist Brent Myers said Tuesday, July 22. In their weekly teleconference on Tuesday, MU Extension agronomy specialists across the state echoed Myers’ outlook. The July 18 USDA Missouri Crop Progress and Condition report shows 84 percent of Missouri corn in good to excellent condition. Corn silking progressed to 79 percent statewide—51 percent ahead of

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  • Improving Medicare

    Posted on July 21, 2014 at 4:35 pm

    TMF Health Quality Institute Wins Contract to Improve Medicare Patient Care in Texas, Arkansas, Missouri and Oklahoma Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Awards Competitive Quality Innovation Network Quality Improvement Organization Contract to TMF   Austin, TX – TMF Health Quality Institute has secured the five-year Quality Innovation Network Quality Improvement Organization (QIN-QIO) contract with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for Texas, Arkansas, Missouri and Oklahoma. In

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  • Protecting Seniors

    Posted on July 8, 2014 at 4:59 pm

    retired people

      “Today, Missouri became the first state in the nation to shut its doors to these predatory businesses,” Treasurer Zweifel said. “House Bill 1217 will ensure that pensions earned by our teachers, fire fighters, police officers and other public servants are protected. I am proud that yet again Missouri is leading by example, and I thank Governor Nixon for signing this bill into law.”   Victims of pension advance schemes

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  • Newborn Screenings

    Posted on July 7, 2014 at 2:28 pm

                  CONTACT: Rep. Sheila Solon 573-751-8636          State Rep. Sheila Solon and House Budget Chairman Rick Stream Encourage Governor Nixon to Support Vital Funding for Newborn Screenings   JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – State Rep. Sheila Solon said today that she is committed to working with Gov. Nixon to find vital funding to save the lives of hundreds of newborns by expanding Missouri’s newborn screening services to weekends

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  • Battle for the Brave

    Posted on July 1, 2014 at 11:59 am

    Battle for the Brave Mud Run/Obstacle Course to Benefit Special Olympics MO (Jefferson City)  The 1st Annual Battle for the Brave event will take place August 23. Join us at Kearse’s Quarry, home of the Fugitive Run, Mud Obstacle Course, (located in Phelps County, MO, six miles South of Rolla on Highway 72 at County Road 5285 & 5280 intersection) for the Battle for the Brave! You’ll battle your way

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  • Governor Cuts Nearly 10 Percent from State Budget – Decimates Education.

    Posted on June 24, 2014 at 5:23 pm

    Revenues Down Two-Tenths of One Percent Governor Cuts Nearly 10 Percent from State Budget – Decimates Education.   JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – After a session of fighting with the legislature so that he could spend more of the taxpayer’s money, Governor Nixon has turned his budget wrath on the children and disabled of Missouri according to House Budget Chairman Rick Stream, R-Kirkwood.   Stream noted that Governor Nixon abandoned the

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  • Need for Ethanol

    Posted on June 24, 2014 at 12:52 pm

    MARKET INSTABILITY REINFORCES NEED FOR ETHANOL (JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.)–Missouri consumers are paying the price for disruption in the overseas oil chain and refinery profits. With turmoil in Iraq creating instability in worldwide oil markets, the Missouri Corn Growers Association (MCGA) is calling for increased ethanol access in the marketplace. A local, renewable product, ethanol is trading more than a dollar lower than conventional gasoline today according to the Chicago Mercantile

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