MoDOT road work and maintenance

Chip seal project for Harrison County Interstate 35 to begin September 17

Preventive maintenance treatment is scheduled for a section of Harrison County Interstate 35 next week. Local maintenance crews from the Missouri Department of Transportation plan to chip seal the southbound driving lane of I-35 from mile marker 88 (Route 13 exit) to mile marker 85 (Route AA/H exit) beginning Tuesday, September 17, 2019. The ramp […]

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

FEMA registration deadline has ended but help remains

The deadline for registering with FEMA for disaster assistance has passed, but that does not mean FEMA is leaving. The agency continues working with the Missouri State Emergency Management Agency on the recovery process for this year’s spring and summer severe storms and flooding.   Recovery officials encourage Missouri residents who registered for disaster assistance […]

Bridge Work

Sullivan County bridge projects progress is slow, but steady

After facing continued delays due to weather and flooding, Boone Construction Company, working with the Missouri Department of Transportation has made steady progress on both the West Yellow Creek and West Locust Creek bridge replacement projects. Crews expect construction on the West Yellow Creek Bridge, east of Milan, to be completed in late August and […]

MoDOT road work and maintenance

Resurfacing underway on Livingston County Highway 65 and Linn County Route M

Work is underway on both U.S. Route 65 through Chillicothe and on Linn County Route M. Missouri Petroleum, working with the Missouri Department of Transportation, began work earlier this month to prepare the roadways for a micro-resurfacing project. Over the course of this week, crews will remove the existing pavement markings in preparation for a […]

Cutting Corn Silage

Specialist provides tips to assure quality corn silage

University of Missouri Extension dairy specialist Ted Probert says this is a good time to review management practices to harvest good quality silage. He offers the following tips: Prepare the storage structure. Empty, clean and inspect bunkers and towers for structural damage. If storing in bags, choose and prepare a hard-surface site in a well-drained […]

Fescue

For added fall fescue growth, hold off nitrogen until August

Tall fescue, Missouri’s most used pasture grass, provides fall and winter grazing with proper management.  With growing concern about the lack of stored forage, grazing offers potential feed this year.   Fescue grows in two distinct seasons, spring and fall. Fall growth isn’t as robust as in spring. With good management, fescue gives grazing well […]