Fescue

Missouri Extension Livestock Specialist: Stockpile tall fescue now for winter feeding

Plan now to stockpile tall fescue for winter feeding. Stockpiled fescue lowers feed input costs and leads to better profits in cattle operations, says University of Missouri Extension livestock field specialist Patrick Davis.  Begin stockpiling tall fescue by resetting fescue pastures to 3 to 4 inches and adding 40 to 50 pounds of nitrogen in […]

Trenton, Missouri

Trenton’s Administrative Committee discusses purchasing policy issues

The city of Trenton purchasing policy was discussed last evening during a meeting of the Administrative Committee of the City Council. City Administrator Ron Urton reports a recommendation was made to collect comments and recommendations from department heads.  Urton said department heads attended last evening’s committee meeting and offered their thoughts regarding the purchasing policy.  Next, […]

Spickard, Missouri

Water quality one of several topics discussed at Spickard City Council meeting

At a recent meeting of the Spickard City Council, Kenneth Neill was sworn in as a member of the board and becomes the fourth member. Others are Frank Felder, Janice Vandevender, and Maggie George. Due to a vacancy, Mayor Pro Tem Felder presided. Larry Marrs discussed with aldermen mileage reimbursement and an hourly rate for projects […]

Swan Lake Wildlife Refuge

Swan Lake National Wildlife Refuge to offer Sparrow Identification Workshop

Swan Lake National Wildlife Refuge south of Sumner south of Sumner will host a two-day free Sparrow Identification Workshop next month. The workshop is open to the public and will include sparrow identification in classroom and field settings. Participants will meet at the Swan Lake Headquarters building October 19th at noon for classroom identification presentations, […]