Workshops to offer help on hiring, retaining farm workers

The University of Missouri Extension will hold workshops throughout the state on how to attract and keep quality farm laborers. “This one-day workshop was developed by MU Extension to help you improve your labor management and finances and protect your business,” says MU Extension agricultural economist Ryan Milhollin. Attendees will learn tips to recruit, train, […]

Missouri Department of Conservation to hold public meeting in Kirksville on CWD

The Missouri Department of Conservation invites deer hunters, property owners, and others to a special public meeting to get information and have questions answered about chronic wasting disease (CWD). The meeting will take place Tuesday, Oct. 16, at the MDC Northeast Regional Office, 3500 S. Baltimore St. in Kirksville. It will begin at 6:30 p.m. […]

Women taking Firearms Course

Missouri Department of Conservation to offer Women’s Firearm Workshop in Kirksville

The Missouri Department of Conservation invites women to a free, two-day firearms workshop in Kirksville on Oct. 2 and 3. The program will begin with a classroom portion at 6 p.m. on Oct. 2 at the MDC Northeast Regional Office, 3500 S. Baltimore St., in Kirksville, followed by a hands-on shooting clinic at a nearby […]

Back - Kaylee Lewis, Drake Bradley Middle - Hesston Campbell, Josie Reeter, Chloe Funk, Connor Keithley Front - Selby Miller, Gage Leamer

Chillicothe FFA Barnwarming King and Queen candidates announced

The Chillicothe FFA has selected its Barnwarming King and Queen candidates. Candidates are seniors Kaylee Lewis and Drake Bradley, juniors Josie Reeter and Hesston Campbell, sophomores Chloe Funk and Connor Keithley, and freshmen Selby Miller and Gage Leamer. Leda Schreiner of the Litton Agriculture Campus reports the candidates will lead the charge in the fundraising […]

Missouri State Fair 2018

Sale of Champions at Missouri State Fair sets records for Youth in Agriculture

The Missouri State Fair celebrated Youth in Agriculture Day, sponsored by the Missouri Department of Agriculture, on Saturday, Aug. 18.  The annual Sale of Champions highlighted the day, raising $195,350 – the largest amount ever raised in the history of the Missouri State Fair Sale of Champions! The Grand Champion Steer was exhibited by Mackenzie […]