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Help Wanted Containing Chronic Wasting Disease

JEFFERSON CITY–Hunters are important partners in the Missouri Department of Conservation’s effort to slow the spread of chronic wasting disease (CWD), and agency officials urge hunters to take simple precautions when processing deer. Although there is no evidence that CWD ...

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Jon Hagler Out as State Agriculture Director

By Jordan Shapiro Gov. Jay Nixon’s office announced on Oct. 11 that Agriculture Department Director Jon Hagler would be leaving his post effective immediately. Nixon’s statement offered no explanation. Hagler refused to be interviewed. Nixon’s office did not immediately return ...

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