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FSA Farm Loan Program changes noted

March 26, 2014 National

With the passage of the new Farm Bill in 2014, FSA has some changes to its Farm Loan Program rules and limitations. These new rules should allow for more farmers [...]

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USDA funding available for home purchases & repairs

March 18, 2014 National

Sara Bax, area specialist with the USDA Rural Development Sedalia Office, has announced that funding is now available for all Rural Development Housing Programs. The Sedalia office serves Benton, Cooper, [...]

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Sedalia business woman pleads gulity to making false claims on tax returns

March 13, 2014 National

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Tammy Dickinson, United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, announced that a Sedalia, Mo., business owner pleaded guilty in federal court today to making [...]

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Fourteen counties declared ‘agricultural disaster areas’

February 14, 2014 National

The Secretary of Agriculture designated 14 Missouri counties as primary agricultural disaster areas making certain farmers and other agricultural producers in primary and contiguous counties eligible for low-interest emergency loans [...]

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FSA ‘Microloan’ Program offered

February 6, 2014 National

Administered through USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) Operating Loan Program, the new microloan program offers credit options and solutions to a variety of producers. FSA has a long history of [...]

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St. Louis, KC rank at bottom of smoking cities list

February 5, 2014 National

New York, NY (January 29, 2014) – St. Louis smoked the competition when it comes to the places where people are lighting up, according to the March issue of Men’s [...]

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U.S. Postal Service announces price hikes

January 24, 2014 National

WASHINGTON — When new Postal Service Shipping Services prices take effect in January, customers will see an overall price increase of 2.4 percent. In addition, Postal Service customers will have [...]

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