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Missouri tax commission raises value for best farmland

by the Associated Press reported by KY3

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Farmers in Missouri who own the best land for growing crops could pay higher taxes on their property while those with less desirable plots might get a tax cut.

The Missouri State Tax Commission has approved new productive values for agriculture land. The values are used to calculate property taxes and are determined by evaluating the… Continue

Added by Teri Leigh Baird on December 15, 2009 at 8:21pm — 6 Comments

Local Food Support/Industrial Hemp Among Springfield City Council Legislative Priorities


Springfield, MO - At the December 14, Springfield City Council meeting, a bill to adopt the bullet-point and sub-point legislative priorities of the City was approved. According to the City's summary of the Council meeting,

"Councilman Stephens made a motion to adopt… Continue

Added by Jackie Melton on December 15, 2009 at 4:00pm — 1 Comment

Springfield Newsleader Article on Monsantos

Today's Newsleader has a very disturbing article about Monsantos!

Added by Garden Goddess on December 14, 2009 at 4:26pm — 2 Comments

Turn around and look behind you...

In the Well-Fed Neighbor Alliance's rear-view mirror, there is exactly one year of hard work, beauty, pain, joy, blood, sweat and tears.

One year ago it was brought to my attention, by Galen Chadwick, that the people of Missouri could not feed themselves. I couldn't believe it! America?! Don't we feed the world?!! The majority of our population still believes the myth while the US continues to be a net importer of food, products and financing from China.

One year ago we… Continue

Added by Ruell Chappell on December 14, 2009 at 2:06pm — No Comments

Last year's garden

Added by Rob Bernet on November 16, 2009 at 9:25am — No Comments

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