Moberly Park Trenton Missouri

Trenton Park Board reviews budget for 2019-2020

The Trenton Park Board discussed the 2019-2020 budget at its meeting Wednesday evening. President Duane Helmandollar said there might be “a couple of hiccups” for the budget due to the state’s minimum wage increase and sales tax figures for the Trenton Park Department declining the past several years. It was suggested the board might want […]

Border Wall between United States and Mexico

Audio: Missouri Congress members back or oppose President Trump’s border wall demand to end shutdown on party lines

Missouri Congress members are sharply divided along party lines over support for President Trump’s demand for a border wall to end a government shutdown. Republican Representative Vicky Hartzler says she was against a bill passed by a voice vote in the GOP controlled Senate in December to temporarily fund the government without wall funding.   […]

Life Flight Helicopter

Two life-flighted after crash on I-35 north of Cameron

An accident four miles north of Cameron on Monday resulted in injuries for two out of state residents. The crash happened on southbound Interstate 35 about noon Monday involving three vehicles, including a Freightliner. The highway patrol reports a pickup driven by 45-year-old Gretchen Vecellio of Yale, Oklahoma was stationary and undamaged in the median […]

Insurance Policy

Post-harvest is time for producers to review liability insurance coverage

Post-harvest is a good time for producers to review their liability insurance coverage, says University of Missouri economist Ray Massey. Recent issues with dicamba spray drift highlight the need for farmers to understand their third-party liability due to herbicide applications, Massey says. Massey recommends that farmers consult with an insurance or legal professional experienced in […]

Soybeans

Soybean specialist offers tips for handling weather woes

Mother Nature has much to say about soybean yield and grain quality almost every year, says University of Missouri Extension soybean specialist Bill Wiebold. This year was no exception. Several important soybean-growing regions in Missouri experienced severe drought this year. The most worrisome effect from drought is yield loss, but producers face several other effects […]

Forage

Alternative forage options during and after drought

Widespread drought conditions during the 2018 growing season in most of Missouri resulted in hay and forage shortages, says University of Missouri Extension agronomist Dhruba Dhakal. Dhakal offers some alternative/emergency forage options to feed beef cattle during fall, winter, and spring. Stockpiling tall fescue If fescue stands are strong, stockpiling tall fescue is one of […]

MoDOT

Lightning damages street signal in Bethany

The U.S. Route 136 and 39th Street signal in Bethany was damaged during the weekend thunderstorms. A lightning strike took out the detection equipment for the west and northbound directions causing these signals to come up every time, even if no vehicle is waiting there. MoDOT electricians are actively working to replace the detection equipment, […]