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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FSA operating loans available

November 18, 2013 National

-+*The Farm Service Agency offers a variety of farm loan programs. One loan that is available to assist family farmer’s credit needs is the Direct Operating loan. Eligible uses of […]

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President declares disaster for Missouri

September 9, 2013 National

-+*WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency announced that federal disaster aid has been made available to the State of Missouri to supplement state […]

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Gulf of Mexico Dead Zone 2013 measurements released

July 29, 2013 National

-+*Des Moines, IA — Jul 29, 2013  — New Orleans, LA – This week, scientists from the Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium completed their annual measurement of the Gulf of Mexico’s […]

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