Farm & Agriculture

(JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.)--Missouri Corn Growers Association President Mike Moreland of Harrisonville, Mo., released the following statement regarding today's passage of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) by the U.S. Senate. It now goes to the president's desk and will take effect once...
The Caldwell County Women in Agriculture will be holding a Sweet Treat Swap on January 9th at 6:30 p.m. at Joni’s Shed (North of Hamilton on Highway 13). Please bring a dessert and your recipe card. All women who have a passion for agriculture are invited. If you have any questions, please call the...
Source: Londa Nwadike, 816-482-5860 KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Fruit and vegetable growers can meet training requirements of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Produce Safety Rule at a Jan. 15 workshop in Farmington, Mo., or a March 19 workshop in Olathe, Kan. Farms subject to the FSMA Produce Safety...
Nut crops are always popular in the fall, since they have been freshly harvested and are at their prime. One that is often found during holiday celebrations is the chestnut. This uniquely flavored nut can be grown in Missouri, so if you like them and have the space and appropriate site for at least...
The Midwest Cover Crops Council Annual Conference is set for Feb. 11-12 in Kansas City. Sessions will look at using cover crops in row crop production, livestock and grazing, as well as environmental and economic issues. Photo courtesy of Charles Ellis.
Source: Charles Ellis, 636-528-4613 Registration is open for the Midwest Cover Crops Council Annual Conference, Feb. 11-12, 2020, in Kansas City, Mo. The event will be at the KCI Expo Center, says Charles Ellis, University of Missouri Extension field specialist in agricultural engineering. Ellis...
Maysville/Gallatin Mo. – The DeKalb and Daviess County Farm Service Agencies (FSA) and MU Extension hosted the fifth annual Women in Agriculture Event at the June Conley Building in Maysville on September 26, 2019.   This year’s theme was “Beautifully Rooted”.  The WIA event was a huge success,...
The Missouri State Fair Youth in Agriculture scholarship application for Missouri High School seniors graduating in 2020 is now available. Applications should be submitted to the Missouri State Fair and must be postmarked by Feb. 4, 2020. Applicants must submit an original copy of their application...
In a little over one month, it will be time for the Great Plains Growers Conference. This is one of the premier conferences for horticulture producers, and it is found right here in northwest Missouri.  Held in St. Joseph, the Great Plains Grower’s Conference is put together every year by Extension...
Source: Dhruba Dhakal, 660-288-3239 COLUMBIA, Mo. – University of Missouri Extension offers free industrial hemp production workshops in December and January. MU Extension agronomist Greg Luce and agricultural economist Joe Horner will talk on growing industrial hemp and crop enterprise budgets....
KIRKSVILLE, Mo. – Sheep owners and meat goat owners have their own sections in the Missouri Livestock Symposium, Dec. 6-7 in Kirksville. They also gain topics on forages and stock dogs. Concurrent sessions, from beef cattle to horses, run all day Saturday, Dec. 7, says Garry Mathes, chair of the...

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