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Search for Missouri Century Farms Continues; Applications Accepted Now Online or at County Extension Offices

NEWS RELEASE FROM THE MISSOURI EXTENSION OFFICESearch for Missouri Century Farms Continues; Applications Accepted Now Online or at County Extension OfficesSPRINGFIELD, Mo. – If your farm has been in your family since Dec. 31, 1914, you can apply to have it recognized as a Missouri Century Farm.To qualify, farms must meet the following guidelines: The same family must have owned the farm for 100 consecutive years. The line of ownership from the original settler or buyer may be through children…

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Ukraine's Crimea base taken, commander detained

Masked Russian-speaking troops on Wednesday seized control of Ukrainian naval headquarters in Crimea after it was stormed by militiamen. Pro-Moscow Crimean authorities also detained the Ukrainian navy commander and reportedly blocked the defense minister and another government official from traveling to the peninsula in what they said was a bid to defuse tensions.