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Wheat with fusarium head blight.
COLUMBIA, Mo. – After the horrible wheat scab year in 2015, farmers watch their maturing wheat crop with worry this spring. Some want to start spraying. A University of Missouri agronomist says that spraying must be timely to be most effective. “Don’t rush out to put on scab fungicide until...
A map from MU Extension’s Frost/Freeze Probabilities Guide.
Spring and fall can be anxious times for gardeners. At the beginning of the growing season, you want to start the garden as early as possible, and at the end you hope for a few extra harvest days. An online resource from University of Missouri Extension makes it easier to predict first and last...
Fun Show April 30th
The Polo Lone Riders Saddle Club will have a show on Saturday, April 30, starting at 9 a.m., at the Circle T Arena in Polo, 7661 Missouri 13, Polo, south of E. Oak Street and North of Hwy. V on Hwy. 13. The judge will be Clyde Owens. Ribbons to 5 places! Entry fee is $2 per class or $10 to ride all...
Jay Ashcroft running for Missouri Secretary of State
Richard Lee hosted the Republican Lincoln Days dinner on Saturday. The Cameron Ukulele Club was the entertainment for the evening and Peggy Cole prepared the delicious dinner. There were many political aides attending the meeting representing their candidates. Among those being represented were Roy...
Drought conditions and precipitation departure from normal (in inches).
COLUMBIA, Mo. – Missouri farmers learned from last year’s planting season. They are ahead of all other states in the nation for corn planting, according to the USDA Crop Progress Report. With rain predicted for the next two weeks, that’s a hopeful sign for the 2016 crop, says University of Missouri...
From left: Travis Leader, Sen. David Pearce and Kyler Cliffman.
I always enjoy sharing the legislative and political process with students. This legislative Session my office has the honor of working with two interns who help serve the 21stSenatorial District. My staff and I are always thrilled to have new faces around to contribute to the work we do, and both...
Greetings Friends of the 8th Legislative District!  The days are getting longer and longer here at the Capitol as we work to finalize proposed legislation as the session deadline approaches.  Bills that have not yet made it out of committee do not have a real chance of making it to the governor’s...
Moria Hays, Polo 11th grader, won first place and Best of Show for her painting.
Caldwell County Student Art Show Results The 8th annual county-wide student art show was held April 8th and 9th at the Polo Community Building. Show winners were as follows: Best of Show - Moria Hayes/Painting/Polo/11th Grade 9th - 12 Grade Painting: 1st Moria Hayes/Polo, 2nd Rose Johnson/Hamilton...
Alderman Fred Moss takes oath to uphold the Constitution
The Board of Aldermen of the City of Hamilton met on April 13th. All members of the board were present along with City Attorney, Robert Cowherd, Acting City Administrator, Allen Gentry and Mayor Winford Gilliam. Old business was reviewed and Ordinance #1597-2 was read: “An ordinance declaring the...
Catherine Hanaway, Candidate for Missouri Governor
Catherine Hanaway, Republican candidate for Missouri Governor, made a stop in Hamilton on her “Make Missouri Safe and Strong” tour. About a dozen people attended her half hour meeting at the Won by One center. Hanaway grew up in Nebraska and Iowa and moved to St. Louis when she was 27. She was...

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