The 24th Annual MFA Oil-Break Time Shootout, benefiting the Show-Me STATE GAMES, is scheduled to tip off at noon on Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017 at Mizzou Arena in Columbia, Mo. The event features top high school basketball teams and some of the best athletes from around the state of Missouri. […]
By the time you read this column, you may have heard the news about OPEC’s recent decision to cut crude oil production. I have to give OPEC credit; I did not think it would be able to pull off this historic agreement to limit its members crude output. The details […]
MFA Oil Company, a farmer-owned cooperative, recently declared it will pay $11.8 million in cash to its members in exchange for doing business with the company.
The value animal agriculture provides to the state of Missouri extends beyond the raw products leaving the farm gate. The production of livestock, as well as other commodities, causes ripple effects throughout the economy in the form of employment; production in allied industries; taxes paid to local, state and federal […]
When people think of farming or agriculture, they often imagine rows of crops, tractors and hard-working men and women dedicated to feeding the world. While these ideas are mostly accurate, they overlook an important contributor known for its distinct buzzing and honey-making prowess. Bees, though small in size, are agriculture’s […]
Recent environmental and ecological awareness has started a resurgence in cover crop use. Although cover crops have been used for centuries, today’s modern farmer has grown up in a generation which has replaced the use of cover crops with widespread use of fertilizers and herbicides. Now as some farmers are […]
After a wetter than normal summer, construction is well underway on the new shuttle-loader just outside Hamilton, Mo. The grain-handling facility, a joint venture between MFA Incorporated and MFA Oil Company, will consist of 2 million bushels of permanent storage and 1.5 million bushels of temporary storage. The site will […]
The November election is shaping up to be a momentous occasion. There are a wide range of national and state-wide offices up for grabs and some important ballot measures for voters to consider. We’ve highlighted a few of the important races and questions voters will be deciding upon. For months, […]
The Refining Process Explained You probably realize you are using energy when you fill up your vehicle’s fuel tank or burn propane to heat your homes. But have you ever stopped to consider the source of the energy or how it is delivered? It all goes back to the ancient, […]
On July 29, President Barack Obama signed a bill that puts in place federal standards for the labeling of products made with genetically modified organisms (GMOs). The new law will require most food products to carry a text label, symbol, 1-800 number, website or scannable smartphone code indicating whether they […]
The MFA Oil Board of Directors works with the cooperative’s management team to guide the company in its mission of serving the needs of members. One of the company’s core principles is a commitment to operational excellence, and this has become increasingly important in today’s business climate. “We’ve made a […]
Break Time is keeping construction crews busy around Missouri. Break Time’s first location in the Kansas City metropolitan market is set to open in October in Lee’s Summit, a suburb southeast of the city. “Suburban expansion is one of our targeted growth areas, and we plan to continue looking for […]
MFA Oil Company actively seeks out opportunities to expand its business to better serve customers and offer greater benefits to owners. The department behind this objective, Mergers and Acquisitions, takes a strategic look at potential acquisitions and helps usher new companies into the MFA Oil family. “We look for acquisition […]
Only a third of the energy created in the internal combustion engine of motor vehicles and equipment is used to move the vehicle. The rest is transferred as waste heat in equal amounts to the exhaust gas and engine coolant. While water is an excellent heat transfer fluid, it’s relatively […]
The current fundamentals and realities of the energy market are bearish, in my opinion. The question is whether there are longer-term bullish implications we need to consider. A quick look at supply and demand as of late August shows crude oil stocks in the United States are sitting at 521 million barrels – […]
After a wetter than normal summer, construction is well underway on the new shuttle-loader just outside Hamilton, Mo. The grain-handling facility, a joint venture between MFA Incorporated and MFA Oil Company, will consist of 2 million bushels of permanent storage and 1.5 million bushels of temporary storage. The site will be connected to the Union […]
MFA Oil Company has acquired Ozark County LP Gas Company, Inc., a propane retailer with offices in Gainesville, Mo. and Mountain Home, Ark.
MFA Oil Company has acquired select assets of Fuels & Supplies and Jim Woods Marketing, Inc. The sale includes propane operations in northeast Oklahoma and refined fuel/ tank wagon operations in northwest Arkansas and northeast Oklahoma.