Jon Schreffler

Jon Schreffler retires as farm manager of the Thompson Research Center

The Thompson Research Center advisory committee, along with University of Missouri faculty and administrators, recently celebrated the retirement of Jon Schreffler, farm manager and employee of Thompson, for 43 years.  The celebration took place during the spring meeting of the advisory committee, which took place in mid-April. The committee also toured the new commodity barn […]

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Trump Administration invests more than $1 million in rural business development in Missouri

The Trump Administration, along with the Department of Agriculture Rural Development State Director for Missouri Jeff Case, today announced 20 organizations statewide are being awarded a total of $1,068,984 to create jobs and increase economic opportunities throughout the state. “When rural, small businesses expand and do well, it leads to a positive impact on the […]

Missouri Livestock Symposium names John Wood 2019 Livestock Person of the Year

Missouri Livestock Symposium names John Wood 2019 Livestock Person of the Year

The co-founder of US Wellness Meats is the 2019 Missouri Livestock Symposium Person of the Year. Lifelong Lewis County farmer and businessman John Wood earns the honor for lifelong work to raise cattle on grass and market specialty meats says University of Missouri Extension livestock specialist Zac Erwin. His work makes a significant economic impact […]

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Audio: Missouri Soybean Association focusing on expanded markets

Soybean growers from across Missouri are focusing on expanding their markets. Governor Mike Parson tells Brownfield he likes the idea of expanded cattle feeding in Missouri, creating a larger market for soybean meal.     Missouri Soybean Association President Brooks Hurst tells Brownfield trade issues have caused growers to focus on biodiesel and soybean meal. […]

Recall Alert

Rough-N-Ready 14 BT cattle feed recalled due to high levels of monensin

ADM Animal Nutrition™, a division of Archer Daniels Midland Company, is recalling 50-pound bags of Rough-N-Ready 14 BT cattle feed, product number 54787BHB24 because the product contains elevated levels of monensin beyond the recommended dosage, which could be harmful to cattle. At elevated levels, monensin can be toxic to cattle and can cause colic-like symptoms, […]