July 13, 2017
Missouri’s rate of childhood food insecurity is among the highest in the nation. In rural areas, 1 in 3 kids regularly face hunger. Through the Drive to Feed Kids initiative, Missouri agriculture is pulling together to support healthy kids, build strong communities and tell ag's story. Donations will fund children’s back pack feeding programs and in-school food pantries through Feeding-Missouri affiliated food banks statewide. READ MORE HERE
Summer is finally here! Youth across our trade territory have been working hard feeding and caring for their livestock projects, preparing for the big show. We understand the work and dedication required and MFA takes pride in rewarding our youth who work hard and achieve success. Historically, MFA was built on a foundation of supporting youth participation in agriculture. Over 100 years later, we continue to live by these values, rewarding livestock exhibitors who follow a recommended MFA feeding program.
Public gets peek inside new shuttle-loader operation-largest project in MFA history at June 21, event.
(Hamilton, Mo.)- Farmers, industry representatives and media got their first glance inside the new MFA Hamilton Rail Facility with a two-day open house June 20 and 21.
Under construction for the past year, the Rail Facility is MFA's largest single investment in real dollars in any geographic region. It is a joint venture between MFA Incorporated, a grain marketing and farm supply cooperative, and MFA Oil Company, a farmer-owned energy supply cooperative.
Mike John talks about the latest programs and features of the MFA Health Track program. LEARN MORE HERE
Dr. Tony Martin speaks about how the Veterinarian Feed Directives have changed the feed business. He goes over a few FAQ's too. Listen to the audio interview HERE or on MFA's podcast.
The June/July 2017 Today's Farmer magazine hits mailboxes this week. Subscribers will see the following stories:
Check out the digital version of the June MFA Feed Newsletter which has just shipped via mail and email.
By Mike John, Director of MFA Health Track Operations. Columbia, MO – Since its creation in January 2000, the MFA Health Track program has enrolled and tagged more than 600,000 head of feeder calves into the nation’s most comprehensive third-party verified beef cattle preconditioning program. Now, the program is adding even more value for participating producers through a new partnership with ABS Global, a world-leading provider of bovine genetics, reproduction services and technologies.
Dr. Jason Weirich discusses proper use of new dicamba technology. Click to view his video and links for resources to better manage your dicamba application.
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