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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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Autumn Is A Great Time for Trout Fishing

SPRINGFIELD – Note to trout anglers: Just because leaves are changing colors and your friends are talking about hunting deer, ducks, or small game doesn’t mean you have to put your fishing gear away. Trout fishing is hardly a secret ...

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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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September Sees Both Summer, Fall Temps

The month of September saw both summer and fall temperatures, ranging from 94 to 46 degrees. At the same time, the month saw limited rainfall, with only 3.75 inches recorded for the month. Rainfall measuring just .01 inch was reported ...

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