Dairy Cattle

MU dairy first to use new breeding system in grazing herd

Early breeding allows lactating cows to be put on grass at peak quality and quantity when the nutritional need of cows is highest. Researchers at the University of Missouri’s Foremost Dairy Research Center near Columbia are the first to use the Double Ovsynch timed artificial insemination (AI) protocol with a grazing dairy herd. This year […]

Chillicothe Missouri Police Department

Chillicothe Police Department Leadership Team attends training

The Chillicothe Police Department Leadership Team went through training this week. Police Chief Jon Maples says he led a presentation for four shift sergeants, which covered servant leadership, best practices in leading and teaching officers, and creating new innovative ideas and goals for the department. The leadership team also attended a tactical seminar by the […]

Fire Hydrant Flushing

TMU to continue flushing of water system

Trenton Municipal Utilities will begin flushing the distribution system on Wednesday and continue for about two weeks on the entire area east of U. S. Highway 65 to the Trenton city limits. Flushing will be done weekdays from 7 o’clock in the morning to 2:30 in the afternoon. There may be discolored water during the […]

Cattle at Sale

Prices of bred heifers rise $100 at second Show-Me-Select sale

Show-Me-Select Replacement Heifers averaged $1,891 at Fruitland on May 3rd during the second of four spring sales.  This price topped last year by $100, said Erin Larimore, sale coordinator and University of Missouri Extension regional specialist, Jackson. The 117 heifers came from 16 herd owners in the MU program that improves beef herd replacements.  The […]

Generic City Water

TMU to continue flushing water distribution system

The staff of Trenton Municipal Utilities will begin flushing the water distribution system in another portion of Trenton. Beginning Wednesday, May 8th, and continuing for approximately two weeks, the area to be flushed will be west of Highway 65 to the railroad tracks. This includes all of that area between the north and south city […]

Cattle in ring at sale

Show-Me-Select spring heifer sales set at four auction barns across Missouri

Spring sales of Show-Me-Select replacement heifers are set in four auction barns across the state in April, May, and June. Spring sales offer bred replacement heifers for fall-calving herds, says Dave Patterson, University of Missouri Extension livestock specialist.  All heifers sold meet strict standards taught in MU Extension’s Show-Me-Select Replacement Heifer Program. Only owners enrolled […]