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NEW MADRID, Mo. – The Missouri Farm Bureau has announced it is seeking eligible peanut producers who are interested in serving on the National Peanut Board. The Missouri Farm Bureau will hold a nominations election to select two nominees each for member and alternate to the National Peanut Board during a meeting to be held on Friday, March 16, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. at the New Madrid County USDA- Farm Service Agency (FSA) Service Center Office located at 495 Us Highway 61, New Madrid, MO 63869. The telephone number for the New Madrid County FSA Office in New Madrid, MO is (573) 748-2557.
On Tuesday, the Missouri Farm Bureau legislative team traveled to Atchison County, in the far northwest corner of the state, to learn from local people about the introduction of wind power turbines to the area. President Blake Hurst organized the trip in coordination with Marshall Stewart, Vice Chancellor for Extension and Engagement at the University of Missouri, who brought an all-star group of leaders along to get a firsthand understanding of the situation.
The eyes of the world are on South Korea this week as the greatest athletes in winter sports compete for gold. But there are many more reasons beyond their love of figure skating, curling and skiing that American farmers are paying close attention to South Korea.
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