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Tested Bull Sale A Bit Bearish Says MU Extension Specialist

MT. VERNON, Mo. –– The 94th all-breed performance bull sale, Oct. 28 at Springfield found conservative bidding.  This was a reflection of the current...

Free MU Extension Guides Help Prospective Industrial Hemp Growers

COLUMBIA, Mo. – University of Missouri Extension specialists have developed educational guides for those interested in growing industrial hemp. The Missouri Department of Agriculture...

Community Service Grants Available for Ag Youth Organizations

Applications must be postmarked by Dec. 1, 2019 JEFFERSON CITY –– Missouri 4-H and FFA chapters planning community improvement service projects can apply for grant...

Heifer Buyers at Kirksville SMS Sale Get Free Trucking for Volume Buys

KIRKSVILLE, Mo. – Beef herd replacements bought at the Show-Me-Select heifer sale, Nov. 22, at Kirksville, may be trucked to new homes for free. “Free...

Douglas County Livestock Report

Jefferson City, MO, Friday, November 7, 2019, MO Dept of Ag/USDA Market News,  Ava - Douglas County Livestock Auction, Feeder Cattle We. Receipts:  1250   ...

Missouri Livestock Symposium Names John Wood Livestock Person of the Year

KIRKSVILLE, Mo. – The co-founder of US Wellness Meats is the 2019 Missouri Livestock Symposium Person of the Year. Lifelong Lewis County farmer and businessman...

Kansas City Selected as the Site for Two Key USDA Agencies

JEFFERSON CITY, MO) – This week, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced it signed a lease for permanent office space at 805...

Free ‘Recipes’ Tell Farmers How to Start Growing Cover Crops

TROY, Mo. - Farmers who want to start growing cover crops can turn to “recipes” on the Midwest Cover Crops Council website. Free downloadable PDFs...

 The Ringing of My Axe

By Timber Jones In the fall of the year, my lumberjack soul awakens. For the next six months, my chores revolve around the felling, limbing,...

An Obsession with Bridging the Food Gap

Farm for Life is an editorial series by the Missouri Department of Agriculture It was decades of farming and advocacy that led her here. In...
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Watch For Changing Traffic Patterns This Thanksgiving Holiday! 

Colonel Eric T. Olson, superintendent of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, reminds everyone to expect an increase in traffic over the Thanksgiving holiday. More...

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