Tag Archives: farming

Agriculture is our legacy — and our future

Missouri is a lot of things. We are a manufacturing powerhouse. We are a leader in health care. We have one of the fastest growing high-tech economies. Oh, and we’re also home to the Stanley Cup. And although we are all those things, we are also something else that we often take for granted. Missouri is mostly a giant farm.

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“We don’t give up” — Facing floods, excess rain and a trade war, Missouri farmers plow forward

Andy Clay had an eerie feeling coming into this spring. This past winter, federal officials began telling farmers to expect high water on the Missouri River, which runs adjacent to the rich bottomland that Clay and his family have been farming for seven generations — before Missouri was even a state. Sure enough, by May the water was quickly rising

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