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JOHNSON COUNTY — Johnson County 4-H will observe National 4-H Week this year by highlighting some of the inspirational 4-H youth in the community who are working tirelessly to support each … more
University of Missouri Extension and Lincoln University Cooperative Extension will be providing an online fall sheep and goat production workshop series to discuss various strategies in operation … more
The University of Missouri Extension is offering a virtual course for women interested in learning how to strengthen farming operations and network with other women in the industry. “This … more
WARRENSBURG ― The family of Greg, Elizabeth, Ava and Stella Houtsma of Warrensburg were among the families honored during the 62nd annual Missouri Farm Family Day, Aug. 16 at the Missouri State … more
Forage management and seedings can reduce the need for stored feed resources moving into the fall and winter months.  “Now is the time to develop your cattle grazing forage base for the … more
JOHNSON COUNTY — Johnson County youth participated in a variety of livestock and animal shows during the Johnson County 4-H and FFA Fair.  The Livestock and Small Animal Shows of the … more
Bull castration age can have an effect on optimum performance and profitability. “Castrate bulls as young as possible for optimum performance and profitability,” University of Missouri … more
WARRENSBURG — A tractor ride hosted in memory of farmer and artist J.C. Carter made its way through Warrensburg Saturday morning, July 31.  J.C. Carter passed away in 2018 at the age of … more
On July 10, the Johnson County 4-H Council hosted its 16th annual Farm Time Fun at the Johnson County Fair.  Farm Time Fun is an activity for all the 4-H clubs in Johnson … more
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
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