Livingston County Courthouse

Livingston County Commission to meet on Tuesday

The Livingston County Commission plans to discuss a culvert and road issue in Sampsel Township next week. The Commission will meet at the courthouse in Chillicothe Tuesday, March 19th starting at 9:30 with an agenda that includes George Quinn, John Quinn, and Chris Ruoff at 10 o’clock regarding the road issue and meeting with the […]

Cows grazing in pasture

Use sound grazing practices to reduce overgrazing and weeds

Weed problems may explode this year thanks to the drought of 2018 and residual problems associated with overgrazing in parched pastures, says University of Missouri Extension agronomist Valerie Tate. Last year’s extreme weather conditions created a forage shortage. As a result, many pastures were overgrazed.  When pastures are overgrazed, there is little green leaf material […]

Drought

2018 drought report now available online

The Missouri Department of Natural Resources submitted the 2018 Drought Response Report to Governor Parson today. The report provides detailed information about 2018 drought conditions and the state’s response to the drought. “Shortly after taking office, we witnessed one of the worst droughts we have experienced in many years,” said Governor Mike Parson. “As a […]