Farmers affected by flooding have until Aug. 30 to apply for help from USDA emergency assistance programs, says University of Missouri Extension livestock specialist Heather Conrow. The USDA Farm Service Agency provides up to 75% of approved renovation costs, to a maximum of $500,000, through its Emergency Conservation Program, says Conrow, who was part of […]
Daviess County Public Water Supply District Number 2 reports a water main break on 242nd Street and Route UU in Coffey. Several customers will be without water or experience low water pressure. Those customers will be under a boil advisory until further notice.
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 […]
Mercer County Public Water Supply District Number 1 has issued a boil advisory for some customers. The area affected encompasses Route E to the Grundy County line and from U. S. Highway 65 to Route Y. Mercer County customers within those boundaries should boil their water until further notice.
Agriculture giant Bunge announced the relocation of its global headquarters from White Plains, New York, to the St. Louis metropolitan area, increasing the company’s presence in the state. Bunge currently employs 525 workers at its office in Chesterfield. An additional 25 employees work at Bunge’s Creative Solutions Center in St. Charles, which includes pilot plants […]
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. […]
The Fine Arts Show at the North Central Missouri Fair had 53 entries by 19 exhibitors. Those earning blue awards included Benjamin Breitenbucher of Trenton in the junior division of photography and marker and Allison Schroeder of Trenton in the junior division of acrylic paintings. Others earning blue awards in the fine arts show included […]
The Livingston County Sheriff’s Office has released information about recent incidents. One incident started with an investigation on a possible burglary in the Avalon area on July 23rd. Sheriff Steve Cox reports the suspect vehicle was seen pulling on to private property near a building or buildings without headlamps about 3:30 in the morning. The […]
Women who live in Missouri and own, co-own or manage farmland are invited to a conservation discussion focused on improving soil health. Meetings are being offered in Central Missouri and the Kansas City area. No matter where you own land, you are welcome to attend. Women non-operator owners who own more than 40 acres, may […]
Sullivan County Public Water Supply District Number 1 has placed some Sullivan Rural Water customers under a precautionary boil advisory. The advisory affects customers north of Browning on Highway 5 to Denver Road and includes Desert, Woodland, Estate, White, Wizard, and Valley roads. The precautionary boil advisory continues until further notice.