Farm & Agriculture

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...
By UNMC, Central States Center for Agricultural Safety and Health, Omaha, NE Feedyard silage-related tragedy doesn’t discriminate: it can happen to employers, owners, or bystanders, resulting in serious injury or death. Keith Bolsen, Professor Emeritus, Kansas State University, says, “No one should...
Source: Brent Carpenter, 573-882-6121; Gene Schmitz, 660-438-5012 COLUMBIA, Mo. – Beef producers will soon spend a lot on hay and supplement. Just how much can vary and depends on many moving factors, say two University of Missouri Extension specialists. Agricultural business specialist Brent...

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