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Every year, Extension agricultural specialists in the Northwest Region conduct meetings that we call “Ag Updates”. These are held in almost all of the counties in our region. The idea behind these meetings is to provide another place for pesticide applicators to obtain or renew their Private...
Register now for Jan. 30 start.
COLUMBIA, Mo. – A new session of online Master Gardener training begins Jan. 30. Popularity of the online classes has grown steadily since University of Missouri Extension began offering them in 2013, said David Trinklein, state horticulture specialist for MU Extension. The online class is an...
The main symptom of calves on toxin is a shaggy hair coat that does not shed.
COLUMBIA, Mo. – When beef herd profit margins shrink, the losses from grazing toxic tall fescue gain attention. Convincing cow herd owners to eradicate their old fescue and plant new novel-endophyte fescue is difficult in the best of times. Now, the case will be remade by the Alliance for Grassland...
A $27 million grain-handling facility was being worked on in Hamilton on Wednesday. The project will consist of three 80-foot diameter grain silos and one 60-foot silo. The large silos will each have a 560,000 bushel capacity, while the smallest will be able to hold 316,000 bushels.
HAMILTON, Mo. — A $27 million grain-handling facility, set to serve farmers across the region, is progressing toward a summer completion. MFA Inc. officials said weather has not significantly altered the work schedule for the shuttle-loader facility going up in rural Caldwell County, on the south...
The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports that there were two fatalities during the New Year's holiday counting period from 6 p.m., Friday, December 30, 2016 to 11:59 p.m. Monday, January 2, 2017. Troopers investigated 220 traffic crashes, which included 84 injuries and both fatalities. In addition...
Senator Blunt to host mobile office in January
U.S. Senator Roy Blunt’s staff will host a Mobile Office on Thursday, January 12 from 10:30am-11:30am at the Caldwell County Courthouse. Mobile offices are opportunities for Missourians to discuss their questions or concerns with the federal government one-on-one with members of Senator Blunt’s...
Senator David Pearce
It is hard to believe eight years have passed since I wrote my first Capitol Report, appropriately titled “’Hello’ from Your New State Senator.” In what seems like the blink of an eye, I have gone from being sworn in for my first term as a state representative to packing up my office in our...
Dairy Expo January 19-21
December 27. Chesterfield…Dairy farmers from all over the southern Midwest will be gathering in Springfield, MO, January 19-21, 2017,  for the fifth annual Heart of America Dairy Expo presented by Hiland Dairy Foods. The Heart of America Dairy Expo features four nationally known dairy speakers, and...
A wet pet is a cold pet.
With high temperatures hovering in the 20s over the next several days, the Animal Medical Center of Mid-America urges all pet owners to bring their pets inside and exercise the utmost caution when exposing pets to the cold. Pets rely on their owners to help keep them warm during cold weather, so...
Gabriella Segar and Mrs. Sullenger
Gabriella Segar, Hamilton 4th grader, won the Caldwell County Newspaper Christmas Card Contest. Third and fourth graders in the county were asked to use their imagination and draw a Christmas card for the Christmas Greetings section. Gabriella is pictured with her teacher, Mrs. Sullenger.

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101 South Davis
P.O. Box 218
Hamilton, MO 64644
Phone: 816-583-2116
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