Category Archives: AGRICULTURE

Lane Pence to Received $1,000 Helena Homegrown Scholarship

Written on March 6, 2018 at 1:02 pm, by

Helena Wyaconda Branch is excited to announce the recipient of the Helena Homegrown Scholarship. Lane Pence of Scotland County R-I High School in Memphis is the winner of a $1,000 scholarship dedicated by Scott Aylward. Pence will be attending Kirkwood Community College where he will be pursuing a degree in agriculture production. “Helena is committed […]

Farm Bureau Members Attend Farm Bureau Legislative Day

Written on March 6, 2018 at 12:58 pm, by

From media insights on politics to one-on-one visits with state representatives and senators, more than 180 Farm Bureau members gathered at the State Capitol to voice their views on expanding broadband, maintaining roads and bridges, and property rights during Missouri Farm Bureau Legislative Day February 27. Scotland County Farm Bureau members attending the Monday evening […]

Young Farmers Attend Farm Bureau YF&R Leadership Conference

Written on February 20, 2018 at 12:41 pm, by

More than 520 young farmers and ranchers took a break from their daily farm chores to attend the Missouri Farm Bureau Young Farmers and Ranchers (YF&R) Leadership Conference February 9-11 at the Lake of the Ozarks’ Tan-Tar-A Resort. Farm Bureau members Greg and Kat Probst, Chris and Jayme Mallett, and Jeff and Ashley McBee from […]

Missouri’s Complex Fence Laws to be Explained

Written on February 13, 2018 at 4:35 pm, by

A program to discuss Missouri’s Complicated Fence Law will be held on Monday evening, March 5th from 6:30 to 9:00 p.m.  The class will be held at the Adair County Extension Office Basement, 503 Northtown Road, Kirksville, MO.  There is a $15 charge for this meeting and that covers the program and materials. Pre-registration is […]

Missouri FFA Members ‘GO for the GOLD’

Written on February 6, 2018 at 10:38 am, by

More than 4,500 first-year FFA members from more than 320 Missouri high schools had the opportunity to learn about being positive role models, learning to get involved, making sound choices, becoming active team members and making a positive difference in their lives, school and community at the annual Greenhand Motivational Conferences.  These conferences presented by […]

Farm Bureau Encourages Celebration of Agriculture During Thank a Farmer Week

Written on January 30, 2018 at 5:12 pm, by

Where would we be without farmers? Those hard working individuals that care for the land and animals provide us with food, clothing, entertainment, medicine, shelter, transportation and much more! Missouri Farm Bureau and County Farm Bureau’s across the state are joining forces to celebrate the importance of agriculture, February 4-10, during Celebrate Agriculture: Thank a […]

Aylward Secures $1,000 Helena Scholarship for SCR-I Senior

Written on December 26, 2017 at 5:17 pm, by

Helena’s Wyaconda branch is excited to announce the recipient of the Helena Homegrown Scholarship. Scott Aylward is the winner of a $1,000 scholarship dedicated in his name to an eligible student attending Scotland County R-I High School. The Helena Homegrown Scholarship will be awarded to a 2018 graduating high school senior pursuing a degree in […]

Scotland County Farm Bureau Leaders Attend MFB Annual Meeting

Written on December 12, 2017 at 11:44 am, by

Farm Bureau members were challenged to tell their stories of family farming during the 103rd annual meeting of the Missouri Farm Bureau (MFB). The meeting theme “Agvocate,” stressed the importance of farmers and ranchers talking about production agriculture and farm life. During the meeting, members heard from several Missouri Congressmen, a whole slate of statewide […]

Conservation Groups Help Hire New Land Management Specialist for Region

Written on December 5, 2017 at 3:26 pm, by

Pheasants Forever, Quail Forever, and its partners are pleased to announce the expansion of the Missouri Farm Bill Biologist Partnership with the hiring of three new positions throughout the state. The biologists – Wes Buchheit, Bryan O’Connor, and Wesley Hanks – will assist landowners in designing, developing, and funding habitat improvements on private lands through […]

Ward Among 18 Students Named to  Iowa Corn Collegiate Advisory Team

Written on November 14, 2017 at 4:12 pm, by

Iowa Corn proudly announced the 18 Iowa college students who will make up the eighth Iowa Corn Collegiate Advisory Team (CAT). Comprised of Iowa students pursuing degrees in agriculture, CAT will assist the Iowa Corn Growers Association (ICGA) and the Iowa Corn Promotion Board (ICPB) in developing targeted programs to enhance the organizations’ relationships with […]