County Fair

Audio: Rock Barn at the North Central Missouri Fair to feature many exhibits

Many activities will be held in the Trenton Rock Barn during the North Central Missouri Fair, which officially starts on July 31st, those attending the exhibits in the Rock Barn can expect a real treat. Rock Barn Superintendent Carol Ausberger provides details of the various exhibits.     Ausberger says items should be released by […]

Dicamba

Missouri Department of Agriculture reminds Missouri farmers of Dicamba cutoff dates

The Missouri Department of Agriculture reminds all farmers and pesticide applicators across Missouri that, according to Missouri’s 24c label, all applications of ENGENIA, FEXAPAN, and XTENDIMAX for the 2018 growing season must come to a halt when any of the following apply: Soybeans reach the first reproductive growth stage (R1 – first flower). Wind is […]

Cattle Grazing

University of Missouri Extension offers four-day tour for cattle producers

The University of Missouri Extension offers cattlemen a bus tour of cattle operations in Kansas and Oklahoma Aug. 6-9. MU Extension livestock specialist Patrick Davis said the tour offers an opportunity to learn to manage herds better to make them healthier and more profitable. Registration deadline is July 15. Tour stops include: • Neosho Valley […]

Students transplant Marigolds

First-grade students from Dewey School attend Litton Agriculture Campus

First-grade students from Dewey Elementary School recently attended the Litton Agriculture Campus and learned about plants in class and got their hands dirty. The outing was made possible by the Litton Crusaders program sponsored by the Jerry Litton Family Memorial Foundation. Students got the opportunity walk around the farm, then take back to school the […]

MoDOT Mowing

Mowing season begins on Missouri roads

Missouri Department of Transportation crews will soon begin mowing roadsides across the state. “Our mowing focuses on visibility and safety,” said MoDOT State Maintenance Engineer Becky Allmeroth. “Motorists will see tractor mowers near the shoulder of interstates and other busy roadways. Please watch out for our crews, slow down and don’t drive distracted.” Major and […]