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Each year the KMMO/Brownfield Network recognizes an individual youth for their achievements and their strong involvement in the realm of agriculture.  KMMO’s Larry Smith presented this … more
Johnson County 4-H members recently competed for the opportunity to advance to the state level in various events. Among the contests held were Public Speaking, Fashion Revue and … more
“As summer approaches, environmental factors are present to cause pinkeye in cattle,” University of Missouri Extension Livestock Field Specialist Patrick Davis said.   Davis … more
“As temperatures increase and cattle dissipate heat by standing in ponds and other water sources, be on the lookout for foot rot,” University of Missouri Extension Livestock Field … more
JOHNSON COUNTY — Community members may enroll in Taking Care of You, a virtual class presented by the University of Missouri Extension program, that offers practical strategies for dealing with … more
JOHNSON COUNTY — The University of Missouri Extension in Johnson County is offering a “WITS Workout” pilot program developed by the University of Illinois Extension.  The … more
Cool, wet springs followed by hot early summers are the right climatic conditions for ergot fungus to grow in grass. Livestock grazing management practices can reduce the negative impact of the ergot … more
According to the University of Missouri Extension, cool-season grass hay fields may not be producing the usual yields this year, so summer annual forage crops may be a reasonable alternative for some … more
Management strategies such as implanting, castration, dehorning and vaccinations can be done to spring born calves now to add value to them at sale time. “Management in the form of … more
JOHNSON COUNTY — The Missouri Department of Agriculture recently awarded $16,716,406 million in CARES Act funding to about 150 small and medium sized meat and poultry processors.  Among … more
CHILHOWEE — The Missouri FFA Association named Brad Driskill, Chilhowee, an Honorary State FFA Degree recipient at the 93rd Missouri FFA Convention. Driskill is agriculture program … more
CENTERVIEW — The Missouri FFA Association recognized Spencer Vossler of the Crest Ridge FFA Chapter as Area 7 Star in Agriscience at the 93rd Missouri FFA Convention.  His parents are … more
KNOB NOSTER — Serena Sartin of the Knob Noster FFA Chapter placed second in the Division II prepared public speaking leadership development event at the 93rd Missouri FFA … more
KNOB NOSTER — Paige Keith of the Knob Noster FFA Chapter placed sixth in the advanced prepared public speaking leadership development event at the 93rd Missouri FFA Convention.  Sixteen … more
Heifers are particularly sensitive to large changes in diet composition at or near breeding time. These effects are most noticeable with AI bred heifers.   Much of the work Dr. George … more
“As the breeding season ends, decisions need to be made about open replacement heifers,” University of Missouri Extension Regional Livestock Field Specialist Patrick Davis … more
Efficient year-round cattle grazing is important for optimum cattle operation profitability and forage and cattle management strategies can lead to a successful summer grazing … more
In recognition of the Missouri Bicentennial, University of Missouri Extension will extend this year’s Century Farm application deadline to June 1. “With our partners the Missouri Farm … more
WARRENSBURG — On Saturday, May 1, the Warrensburg Farmers’ Market will officially be open for the 2021 season.  The Farmers’ Market will run from May 1 until Sept. 25 and be … more
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