University of Missouri Extension will host a meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 9, at the Vernon County Fairgrounds Diner in Nevada. The meeting’s focus will be “Strategies and Economics of Feeding Cattle through the Winter.”
As political battles continue to rage over the Supreme Court, control over Congress and President Donald Trump’s tweet du jour, a major ballot issue has been quietly gaining momentum.
Prolonged heat stress this year may bring a smaller calf crop next year, according to the University of Missouri Extension. Herd owners are seeing cows known to be pregnant coming back into heat to be rebred, and extension news release said.
Pleasant Hope FFA was recently selected to compete for national recognition in a career development event at the 91st National FFA Convention & Expo in Indianapolis Oct. 24-27.
In the 2018 drought forages for cow herds are short. Without rain, pastures didn’t grow and stored hay for winter feeding fell short. But feed options are at hand that were not available before.
The 13th annual Bill Maack Memorial Charity Horse Show is set for 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22, at the Bolivar Saddle Club, 2791 W. Broadway St., Bolivar.
The Missouri Department of Conservation wants to know what Missourians think about its nearly 1,000 conservation areas around the state. The Pleasant Hope Conservation Area in Polk County is among the areas currently under review.
Cattle rancher. Cowboy poet. Farm Service Agency county committee chairperson. These are just a few of the hats Betty McCarthy wears daily, and they all fit nicely with her agricultural background.
Missouri’s new truth-in-labeling law governing the sale of meat is facing a court challenge from activist groups including the American Civil Liberties Union and the Animal Legal Defense Fund.
Following last week’s designation by Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue of 12 Missouri counties as primary natural disaster areas, area producers are eligible to apply for relief.
University of Missouri Extension, along with United Producers Inc. Sale Barn in Humansville, will host a workshop, “Fall and Winter Livestock and Pasture Management Strategies Following a Drought,” at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 14.
State fairs and politics have gone hand-in-hand for decades. The Missouri State Fair is no exception, bringing elected officials, hopeful candidates, political staffers and eager volunteers to Sedalia in droves hoping to connect with interested voters and take a few pictures for the campaign trail.
Gov. Mike Parson will be among the speakers at the Farm, Family & ME! Summit for Women Sept. 13-14 at the Missouri Farm Bureau headquarters in Jefferson City.
The Pleasant Hope FFA chapter has been recognized as a three-star national chapter through the National FFA Organization’s 2018 national chapter award program.
Livestock producers can stretch short supplies of hay this year by using a simple ammonia treatment on bales, says University of Missouri Extension agronomist Rusty Lee.
An online food preservation workshop designed for those who want to begin food preservation — or for those who want to refresh canning skills — is now available in an online, self-paced format.