Farm & Garden

Goodhope Produce Offers Veggies, Community and More

GOODHOPE – Miles-from-town Ozarks backcountry might seem like an unlikely place for a roadside produce stand — or perhaps a perfect one. ...

Using Annuals to Supplement Perennial Forages

From April Wilson, Resource Conservationist, USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service The drought that started last fall and consumed hay supplies has livestock producers worried about fall...

Hundreds of Local Cattle Producers Attend Drought Survival Meetings Aug. 17

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – A summer rain did not keep cattle producers away from drought survival workshops conducted by University of Missouri Extension on Aug....

Douglas County Livestock Report

(Jefferson City, MO) – Fri Aug 24, 2018, MO Dept of Ag-USDA Market News, Ava- Douglas County Livestock Auction Feeder Cattle Auction for 8/23/18 Receipts:  1402 ...

USDA Announces Assistance to Pecan Growers Affected by 2017 Weather Events

WASHINGTON, Aug. 28, 2018 — The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced that additional assistance has been made available for pecan growers to...

Drought Survival Meeting Held in Ava

University of Missouri Extension specialists held an informational meeting on Monday, August 27 at the Douglas County Livestock Auction, south of Ava.  Eric Bailey,...

Annual Fox Trotter World Show and Celebration Runs Sept. 2-8

Local horse enthusiasts may be interested in joining the trail rides, especially the Bud Hutchison Memorial Ride to be held on Monday, Sept. 3.  AVA,...

Agency Partnerships Help Cattle Farmer with Hydrocephalus

ST. ELIZABETH, Mo. – Despite 26 surgeries, 47-year-old Blaine Kemna farms every day. He remains an independent farmer and works with the Missouri AgrAbility Project...

Fox Trotter Lady Antebellum Takes Top Honor

Lady Antebellum was named the Missouri Fox Trotter Horse Breed Association Open 5 Year & Older World Grand Champion Sunday night at the 60th...

MFTHBA Celebration Hosts Dog Show 

On Sept. 7, the Missouri Fox Trotting Horse Breed Association was host to a dog show on the grounds, in the Dale...
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