Social Media Advocacy – Food & Farm

Below, you will find templates for posts with actions to support MCE’s Food and Farm program. Share these as Instagram stories or posts to inspire your followers to take action to protect their environment! Helpful reminders as you share your post: If you share an Instagram story, don’t forget to use the link feature, which…

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Social Media Advocacy – Food & Farm

Greater St. Louis Area Gleaning Program

What is Gleaning  Gleaning involves a team of volunteers going to a farm to harvest or pick up already harvested unwanted food from the farmer for donation. Gleaned food is quickly distributed to food-insecure individuals and families in the region.  Gleaning is happening all across the country and as of June 2020, it is now…

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Greater St. Louis Area Gleaning Program

The State of Dicamba Regulation in the U.S. and Missouri

The State of Dicamba Regulation Sophie Watterson, River Protection Intern At the federal level, the EPA is responsible for registering agricultural chemicals like dicamba under the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA). Dicamba registration expires every two years to “ensure that the EPA retains the ability to easily modify the registration or allow the…

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MCE Works to Protect the Integrity of Federal Conservation Programs and Practices

MCE is committed to protecting water quality and conserving fertile soils in Missouri. We do this in part by participating in the USDA’s Natural Resource Conservation Service’s State Technical Committee for Missouri, which guides how the Missouri NRCS office provides federal conservation program funding to Missouri’s farmers and ranchers. The NRCS oversees multiple federal conservation…

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