Young Turkey Hunter with Turkey

Young turkey hunters harvest 2,540 birds during youth weekend

According to preliminary data from Missouri Department of Conservation, young turkey hunters harvested 2,540 turkeys during the 2019 spring youth season, April 6 and 7th. Top harvest counties were Franklin with 61 turkeys harvested, Laclede with 56, and Texas with 52.  Warm weather and sunny skies helped increase this year’s youth-weekend harvest over last year’s […]

Cattle in ring at sale

Show-Me-Select spring heifer sales set at four auction barns across Missouri

Spring sales of Show-Me-Select replacement heifers are set in four auction barns across the state in April, May, and June. Spring sales offer bred replacement heifers for fall-calving herds, says Dave Patterson, University of Missouri Extension livestock specialist.  All heifers sold meet strict standards taught in MU Extension’s Show-Me-Select Replacement Heifer Program. Only owners enrolled […]