Abner Womack, professor emeritus and research professor of agriculture economics at the College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources, University of Missouri, was presented the Distinguished Service Award by the American Farm Bureau Federation.
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Discussions of income tax cuts rarely include a focus on the consequences of reduced revenue for state programs and services.
The number of people in Missouri who worry about having sufficient food, or who experience outright hunger, is moving in the wrong direction.
Brady Deaton, the son of a Kentucky farmer who glimpsed the outside world through 4-H, announced that he will retire from the position of MU chancellor, effective Nov. 15, 2013.
Scott Brown, research assistant professor, agricultural and applied economics, and Trista Strauch, assistant teaching professor of animal science and fisheries and wildlife sciences, received the MU Excellence in Education Award on April 16.
Low mortgage rates and record income per acre may be driving farmland values higher than is sustainable.
University of Missouri agricultural economists predict a mixed bag of cattle, diary and crop prices in 2013.
Missouri’s dairy industry revenues translated into annual statewide economic output worth $7.7 billion, contributing more than $2 billion to the state’s gross domestic product.
MU Alumnus Ben Burditt, B.S. AgEcon ’00, has taken his passion for preserving history and working with his hands to the west coast.
During a CAFNR farm bill outlook and policy briefing, Food and Agricultural Policy Research Institute director Pat Westhoff said current budget debates will determine whether there will be a farm bill and what it will look like.