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 […]

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Hunter Hayes and RaeLynn to perform in Kirksville

Grammy-nominated artist Hunter Hayes, with special guest RaeLynn, will perform at 8 p.m. Feb. 23 in Truman State University’s Pershing Arena. Hayes first debuted his self-titled album in 2011, and since then has released popular hits such as “Invincible,” “I Want Crazy,” “Wanted,” “Dear God” and “One Shot.”  RaeLynn was the highest-selling female country artist […]

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Ziegler Ag Equipment expands Maryville facility

Ziegler Ag Equipment has announced an expansion and remodel of its Maryville facility. The expansion will include 10,000 additional square feet of shop space, including eight large work bays, two five-ton cranes, and tool cribs. Another 2,000 square feet will be used for meeting rooms, a larger parts warehouse, and a retail showroom. The existing […]

Spelling Bee

TMS Spelling Bee winners announced

Winners and alternates in Trenton Middle School’s Spelling Bee Wednesday morning will compete in the Grundy County Spelling Bee. Chylissa Turner won the fifth-grade bee with the word resemble. Titus Kottwitz was the runner up, and the alternate is Isaac Bonta. Shaylise Turner was the sixth-grade winner with the word flail. Josh Truitt was the […]