Jackson Johnson

Audio: Missouri Governor Parson orders flags to fly at half-staff for Army Reserve Specialist killed in Kuwait

Missouri’s governor has ordered American and Missouri flags at ALL government buildings statewide to be flown at half-staff Thursday, to honor an Army Reserve Specialist killed in the line-of-duty in Kuwait. Governor Mike Parson has signed a proclamation honoring Army Reserve Specialist Jackson Johnson of Hillsboro, who died in Kuwait on March 5. Johnson was 20 […]

Tractor with tracks

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 […]

Trenton Chamber of Commerce

Trenton Chamber of Commerce to host trip to Mackinac Island, Michigan

The Trenton Area Chamber of Commerce will host a trip to Mackinac Island, Michigan September 6th through 13th. Highlights of the Discover Mackinac Island trip will include Chicago, Millennium Park, Traverse City Winery, the Charlevoix Mushroom Houses, The Grand Hotel, Frankenmuth, Greenfield Village, and the Henry Ford Museum. The trip package includes seven breakfasts; four […]

Audio: Separation of church and state group lodges 2nd Missouri complaint in the last month

The Freedom From Religion Foundation has lodged its second complaint in the last month against biblical displays in the state. The group claims two paintings in the Camden County Clerk’s Office in south-central Missouri violate the Constitution. The Foundation’s Joe Poor says the artwork is a clear breach of the separation of church and state […]

Feeding cattle (cows, livestock)

Feeding corn to cows replaces hay, but care is needed when adding starch to diets

Wintering cows in a year with bad hay or shortages of hay proves challenging to beef farmers with the prolonged drought last summer upsetting haymaking plans. Beef nutritionist Eric Bailey, University of Missouri Extension, answered farmers’ questions December 2nd at the Missouri Livestock Symposium in Kirksville.  His topic: “Winter Feeding With Expensive Hay.”  Less hay can […]