The USDA has chosen two new areas in Missouri to participate in a program promoting biomass energy crops.
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack says the program will pay farmers to plant giant miscanthus, a perennial grass that can be used for energy production.
Close to 30 representatives of the animal agriculture industry are meeting in St. Louis tomorrow to discuss the challenges of feeding the world’s growing population.
The international roundtable is being hosted by St. Charles-based Novus International. Novus produces animal feed additives and nutritional supplements.
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