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Show-Me Snapshots Photo Contest Picks up Steam

Show-Me Snapshots Photo Contest Picks up Steam

  The fourth annual Show-Me Snapshots Photo Contest, sponsored by Missouri Farm Bureau (MFB) partnered with the MFB Foundation for Agriculture, is picking up steam as weather warms and seasonal crops begin to emerge for prime photo ops for photographers. The contest, launched in January and ending October 16, 2015, is open to Missouri Farm […]

Producers Must Report Prevented Planting and Failed Acres

Producers Must Report Prevented Planting and Failed Acres

A relatively dry March has been replaced by wetter weather in April and May causing some area farmers delays in planting. While rain totals have not been excessive, the timing of the showers has proven troublesome for some producers who are running out of windows to get crops into the ground. Sharon Marks, Executive Director […]

Annual Northeast Missouri Bull Sale Sets New Record

The 43rd Annual Northeast Missouri Performance Tested Bull Sale was held at Palmyra on March 28th. The overall average on 59 bulls was a record $5,095. The high breed average was Charolais at $5,416.  Other breed averages were Angus $5,350, Simmental $4,090, and Hereford $3,866. High selling bulls in the sale were Angus consigned by […]

Schuyler Farmer Directs Funds to Scotland County Hospital’s Oncology & Infusion Center

Schuyler Farmer Directs Funds to Scotland County Hospital’s Oncology & Infusion Center

America’s Farmers Grow Communities donation supports local organization Scotland County Hospital’s Oncology & Infusion Center has received a $2,500 donation from Schuyler County farmer Evan Johnson and America’s Farmers Grow Communities, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund. The donation will help the organization provide additional comforts and resources to the patients and families that receive their […]

MU Expert Says Don’t Guess On Garden Fertilizer

MU Expert Says Don’t Guess On Garden Fertilizer

COLUMBIA, Mo.– Don’t add fertilizer to your garden unless you know what the soil needs. The best way to make sure your plants get the right nutrients is to have the soil tested, says Manjula Nathan, director of University of Missouri Extension’s Soil and Plant Testing Laboratory (SoilPlantLab.missouri.edu) and MU associate professor of plant sciences. […]

Soil Tests a Worthwhile Investment for Your Lawn and Garden

Soil Tests a Worthwhile Investment for Your Lawn and Garden

  Past performance does not guarantee future results. That’s true in your lawn and garden as well as the stock market. If you haven’t had a soil test in the past few years, it would be a worthwhile investment, says a University of Missouri Extension horticulturist. “You are absolutely guessing unless you have the soil […]

Missouri Weather Makes Lawn Management Difficult

Missouri Weather Makes Lawn Management Difficult

Any grass can be grown in Missouri, but none grow well because of the state’s cold winters and hot summers. University of Missouri Extension turfgrass specialist Lee Miller says both warm season and cool season grasses can be grown. However, they are under numerous pest pressures during times when optimal growth is not possible due […]

America’s Farmers Grow Communities Donation Supports Wyaconda Fire Department

America’s Farmers Grow Communities Donation Supports Wyaconda Fire Department

  Wyaconda Rural Fire Department has received a $2,500 donation from Clark County farmer Bruce Parsons, on behalf of Ebeling Farms, and America’s Farmers Grow Communities, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund. The donation will help the organization maintain the department’s fire trucks, radios, and other equipment, as well as their building. “We are extremely grateful […]

Turnaround in Beef Prices in Sight

Turnaround in Beef Prices in Sight

There have been a lot of changes at Jennings Premium Meats since it opened for business in 1954. One recent change is what customers are buying. “When the beef prices started to move up, we started seeing people migrating from steaks to ground beef, pork and poultry,” Jason Jennings says. “People still come in and […]

FAPRI Baseline Shows Lower Farm Income

FAPRI Baseline Shows Lower Farm Income

There will be a significant drop in net farm income this year. That was part of the message the Food and Policy Research Institute (FAPRI) at the University of Missouri delivered to Congress on March 9 in its 2015 annual agricultural baseline. “Farm income in 2015 is expected to go down by about 27 percent […]

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