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Cainsville man injured in crash on Highway 136

A Cainsville man was injured when the pickup he was driving left Highway 136 and went through a field where it struck a hay bale, shed, and a camper three miles east of Bethany. Sixty-year-old Matthew Dixon of Cainsville was taken by ambulance to Harrison County Community Hospital with minor injuries. Dixon was not using […]

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Tractor destroyed by fire on Friday afternoon

A tractor is considered a total loss after a fire in Livingston County on Friday afternoon. Chillicothe Fire Captain Derrick Allen reports an engine and two firefighters arrived at 15600 LIV 432 to find a midsize tractor completely consumed by fire. There was also hydraulic fluid leaking from below the cab on fire, which he […]

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Rotational grazing benefits cattle herd

Twenty-five years ago, Brian Pemberton bought acreage filled with thorn trees, scrub brush and multiflora roses. The only water source was a frog pond. The land needed four things: a road, buildings, fences, and water. Thanks to hard work and cost-share programs, those goals were met. Grazing Acres Farm is now complete with a solid […]

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Baling wet hay becomes hot news

High-moisture grass baled above 24% moisture can cause spontaneous combustion. Overheated bales can burn down a hay barn. Craig Roberts, University of Missouri forage specialist, said frequent rains this year help grass growth, but it’s been bad for making hay. He’s part of the team on a weekly MU Extension teleconference between state and regional […]

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Awards presented at THS Spring Choir Concert

Several Trenton High School students received awards at the Spring Choir Concert Friday night. Choir Director Tyler Busick announced the Concert Choir Outstanding Students as Ashley Johnson, Melanie Guerrero, Amanda Parrack, and Baley Catron.  Rebecca Urich was named the Most Improved Student for the Concert Choir. For Gold Rush, Outstanding Students were soprano Kasie Otto, alto […]

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Cost-share funding available to assist produce growers in paying for Good Agricultural Practices certification

Cost-share funding is available to help produce growers pay for USDA Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) certification. “These funds are available for Missouri farmers who are applying for USDA GAP certification for the first time or for farms who are reapplying for USDA GAP certification,” said Londa Nwadike, state food safety specialist for the University of […]