Farm & Garden

DNR Is Hosting Pesticide Pickup in Columbia Sept. 7

JEFFERSON CITY –– The Missouri Department of Natural Resources, in cooperation with the Missouri Soybean Association’s Bay Farm Research Facility, will provide a free...

Annual Southwest Cattlemen’s Tour Sept. 21 in Lawrence County

MT. VERNON, Mo. — The Southwest Missouri Cattlemen’s Association will host its annual cattlemen’s tour on Sept. 21. There are no charges for the tour,...

Missouri State Fair Fiddle Contest Winners

Competitors placing in the Junior Division of the State Fair Fiddle Contest are the following winner: 1st - Tanner Marriott, Ava; 2nd, Preston Marriott,...

Aug. 30 Sign-Up Deadline for Emergency Assistance to Flooded Farms

COLUMBIA, Mo. – Farmers affected by flooding have until Aug. 30 to apply for help from USDA emergency assistance programs, says University of Missouri...

USDA Designates 53 Missouri Counties as Primary Natural Disaster Areas

Emergency Support to Producers in Surrounding Counties/Border States Also Available WASHINGTON, Aug. 14, 2019 — Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated 53 Missouri counties as primary...

MDC Waterfowl Reservations Open Sept. 1

Changes to reservation system for managed waterfowl hunts start this hunting season. JEFFERSON CITY ––  The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) reminds waterfowl hunters that...

2019 Great Rivers Wilderness Skills Institute Registration Open

The U.S. Forest Service and Southern Appalachian Wilderness Stewards are hosting the 2nd annual Great Rivers Wilderness Skills Institute Nov. 4 – 8, at...

Ag Industry Tour for FFA Students Focuses on Horse Industry

Local FFA students who participated in the 2nd Annual Ag Industry Trip sponsored by the FFA Booster Club are shown above.  They are, from...

Douglas County Livestock Report

Jefferson City, MO, Friday, August 23, 2019, MO Dept of Ag/USDA Market News,  Ava - Douglas County Livestock Auction, Feeder Cattle Weighted Average Report...

Local Residents Chosen as Missouri Farm Family for Douglas County

The Shannon family has been selected as the 2019 Farm Family for Douglas County.  In the photo above from left to right, are J.D.,...
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2019 Fall Saturday Soccer Schedules

Ava Parks & Recreation Fall Youth Soccer Leagues start this Saturday. During the season, to confirm schedules or check for weather-related or other cancellations,...