Road Construction Ahead

MoDOT planned road work in north Missouri for the week of June 11, 2018

The following is a listing of general highway maintenance and construction work in the North Missouri region planned for the week of June 11 – 17 from the Missouri Department of Transportation. In addition to the work listed below, there may be pothole patching, mowing, shoulder work, bridge maintenance, striping, brush cutting, guardrail repairs, litter […]

Cattle in ring at sale

Bred heifer buyers think short grass, bid $1,598 average at Palmyra sale

Hot, dry weather with short grass growth slowed bidders at the spring sale of Show-Me-Select replacement heifers in northeastern Missouri, Saturday, June 2 with 134 calving-ease bred heifers averaging $1,598 in the final of four spring sales in the state.  The heifers will calve this fall. “It was a tough but successful sale,” said Daniel […]

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MoDOT planned road work in North Missouri for the week of June 4, 2018

The following is a listing of general highway maintenance and construction work in North Missouri planned for the week of June 4 through the 10th from the Missouri Department of Transportation. In addition to the work listed below, there may be pothole patching, mowing, shoulder work, bridge maintenance, striping, brush cutting, guardrail repairs, litter pick […]

McCaskill survey: Missouri’s VA hospitals continue to improve care for America’s war heroes

(MissouriNet) – About 1,200 Missouri veterans report steady progress in the quality of care they have received at the state’s VA hospitals. Missouri U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill, who briefed reporters in St. Louis’ Forest Park, says it pleases her to hear about the improvements described in her annual survey results of the state’s five VA medical […]

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MoDOT planned road work in North Missouri for the week of May 28, 2018

The following is a listing of general highway maintenance and construction work in North Missouri planned for the week of May 28 through June 3 from the Missouri Department of Transportation. In addition to the work listed below, there may be pothole patching, mowing, shoulder work, bridge maintenance, striping, brush cutting, guardrail repairs, litter pick […]

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Cool-season pastures start regrowth with arrival of warm-weather rains

Cool-season grasses such as fescue that dominate pasture grass in Missouri need warm weather to grow. The coldest April since 1907 set back forage for Missouri’s beef cow herds. Now, warm weather with rain creates forage for grazing and haying, said forage specialist Craig Roberts in a weekly University of Missouri Extension teleconference. New grass […]

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USDA Invests $256 Million in Water Infrastructure in Rural Communities

Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development Anne Hazlett announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture is investing $256 million in 81 projects to improve water and wastewater infrastructure in rural areas in 35 states.  Missouri State Director Jeff Case is pleased to announce that over $10 million was invested into rural Missouri communities. “Rural […]

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Planned road work for North Missouri, for week of May 21, 2018

The following is a listing of general highway maintenance and construction work in North Missouri planned for the week of May 21 through 27 from the Missouri Department of Transportation. In addition to the work listed below, there may be pothole patching, mowing, shoulder work, bridge maintenance, striping, brush cutting, guardrail repairs, litter pick up […]