Gage Baker Sale of Champions Missouri State Fair 2019

Missouri State Fair Sale of Champions nets $156,300

The Missouri State Fair celebrated Youth in Agriculture Day, sponsored by the Missouri Department of Agriculture, Saturday, Aug. 17. The annual Sale of Champions highlighted the day, raising $156,300! The Grand Champion Steer was exhibited by Gage Baker of Fulton. His 1325-pound Crossbred steer sold for a record price of $39,500 and was purchased by […]

Flood Recovery

University of Missouri Extension offering free “Repairing Flood Damage” workshop

Floods damaged many crop and pasture lands this spring. Cleanup methods and cost-share options will be told in workshops in four counties. “Many fields remain unplanted and underwater,” says Heather Conrow, University of Missouri Extension field specialist in livestock. But help is available, she says. Workshops are set for Howard, Carroll, Saline, and Chariton counties. […]

Farm Tractor Crash or Accident

Hale man injured when vehicle strikes farm tractor

The Highway Patrol reports a Hale man sustained moderate injuries when a vehicle struck the implement on a farm tractor in Carroll County Wednesday morning. An ambulance transported 86 year old Lee Fisher to the Carroll County Memorial Hospital of Carrollton.  The driver of the tractor, 51-year-old Christopher Scheid of Marshall, was reported as not […]

Accident-Crash graphic

Carrollton man demolishes car on Highway 65

A Carrollton resident was hurt early Sunday when the car he was driving went off Highway 65 in Saline County, hit a utility pole, and overturned. Twenty-year-old Jonathan Lambert was taken to Fitzgibbon Hospital in Marshall with minor injuries. The vehicle was southbound on Highway 65 when it went off the left side of the […]

NCMC Barton Farm Campus

Deadline extended for workshop at Barton Farm Campus

The deadline has been extended to reserve a spot for a free workshop on how landowners, gardeners, and local communities can improve their property by establishing native pollinator plots. Farm Bill Wildlife Biologist John Marshall will present information during the Pollinators and Wildlife Presentation and Field Tour at the Barton Farm Campus of Trenton the […]

Flood of 2019

Farmers can go online for flood-related resources

Farmers dealing with flooding in Missouri can find reliable, up-to-date information on many flood-related topics from the University of Missouri Extension at extension.missouri.edu. “Our specialists in MU Extension have assembled information on flooded fields, crops, forages, livestock, and property, as well as information on how to navigate an array of government agencies and entities prepared […]