Dunn Ranch Prairie

Prairie Day at Dunn Ranch Prairie and Pawnee Prairie in Harrison County set for September 14, 2019

The tallgrass prairie holds a special place in Missouri’s history, and native grasslands also continue to play a role in modern agriculture today. The state’s grassland legacy and future will be celebrated at a free Prairie Day event 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, September 14, at Dunn Ranch Prairie and Pawnee Prairie in […]

Gage Baker winds Grand Champion Market Steer Missouri State Fair

Missouri State Fair announces Grand Champion and Reserve Grand Champion Market Steer

Gage Baker, son of Rhad and Leah Baker, is the exhibitor of the 2019 Grand Champion Market Steer at the Missouri State Fair. Gage is from Fulton and is a member of the Rising Sun 4-H Club. Gage’s prize-winning Crossbred market steer weighed 1325 pounds. The Reserve Grand Champion Market Steer honor went to Mikaela […]

Missouri State Fair 2019

Missouri State Fair officials announce Grand Champion and Reserve Grand Champion market poultry

Stephen Thomson, son of Leanna Thomson, is the exhibitor of the 2019 Grand Champion Market Pen of Chickens at the Missouri State Fair. Thomson is from Salisbury and is a member of the Chariton Shining Stars 4-H Club. Thomson’s prize-winning Pen of Chickens weighed an average of 8.1 lbs. The Reserve Grand Champion Market Pen […]

4-H Website

Grundy County 4-H Achievement Day “Best of Show” selections made for Missouri State Fair

Grundy County 4-H Achievement Day featured entries judged as “Best of Show,” selections were made for the Missouri State Fair 4-H display, and ribbons awarded. 4-H members earning two Best of Show honors were Tyler Dixon, Rebecca Urich, and Kimberly Clark. Eleven others had one Best of Show award and included Owen Sharp, Ada Fox, […]

Livestock Show

Jamesport Junior Livestock Show results for competition held on Thursday, July 25, 2019

Results have been released from the shows at the Jamesport Junior Livestock Show held on Thursday morning. In the Goat Show, Grand Champion Buck went to Carter Williams of Bethany. Reserve Champion Buck went to Reegan McBroom of Gallatin. Grand Champion Doe: Wyatt Ellis of Bethany, and Reserve Champion Doe: Trinity Alexander of Unionville. Grand […]

Agricultural Proficiency Awards Website

Teresa Yoder of Jamesport wins the Missouri FFA Agricultural Processing Proficiency Award

Teresa K Yoder of Jamesport won the Missouri FFA Agricultural Processing Proficiency Award at the 91st Missouri FFA Convention. Yoder is a senior at Trenton High School and is a member of the Trenton FFA chapter. Her parents are Levi Jr. and Mattie Yoder. Her advisors are Kabel Oaks and Brook Kreatz. Yoder’s supervised agricultural […]

Black Bear

Missouri Department of Conservation encourages public to be “Bear Aware” this spring

An estimated 350 black bears call southern Missouri home, and as the spring season gets underway, these magnificent mammals leave their winter dens in search of food. The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) is reminding Missourians to be proactive and “Be Bear Aware.” MDC Resource Scientist and Furbearer Biologist Laura Conlee said it is imperative […]