Feeding cattle (cows, livestock)

Feeding corn to cows replaces hay, but care is needed when adding starch to diets

Wintering cows in a year with bad hay or shortages of hay proves challenging to beef farmers with the prolonged drought last summer upsetting haymaking plans. Beef nutritionist Eric Bailey, University of Missouri Extension, answered farmers’ questions December 2nd at the Missouri Livestock Symposium in Kirksville.  His topic: “Winter Feeding With Expensive Hay.”  Less hay can […]

NCMC - North Central Missouri College

NCMC Board of Trustees meet with full agenda

The North Central Missouri College Board of Trustees at its meeting Tuesday night approved early repayment of the Barton Campus bond issue. Associate Vice President for Business and Finance Tyson Otto presented information that outlined an option for the early repayment of the bond issue on November 15th. Total payment due is $940,459.11 with the […]

Missouri Farm Bureau

Grundy County Farm Bureau elects officers

At a recent meeting, an election of officers was held and re-elected Grundy County Farm Bureau officers for one year are President David Meservey, Vice President Carl Woodard, and Secretary/Treasurer Marcy Meservey. Board members are Max Oyler, Trent Steinhoff, Eric Hoffman, Aaron Bunnell, and Colby Epperson. Century Farm recognition at the annual meeting went to Loretta […]