Harvest Safety On The Road

Area producers are beginning the work of harvesting crops, which means motorists will see combines, grain trucks, semis, tractors, and equipment for fieldwork on the roads.  Raysha Tate, Executive Director for the Livingston County FSA Offices urges motorists to be patient and cautious around the equipment. Tate says don’t assume you know what the driver of that equipment is doing. […]

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2022 MDC Spring Turkey Hunt Totals

Spring Turkey Hunters in Missouri harvested 36,251 birds this year, an increase of 5% from last year’s harvest, but still down about 7% from the average spring harvest.  The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) says the top harvest was in Franklin County with 798 birds harvested. In the local counties, the harvest numbers include: Livingston………… 385 Caldwell…………… 230 Carroll……………… 317 […]

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Deer Hunting – Late Youth Totals & YTD Totals

Young hunters across Missouri harvested an additional 3,519 deer in the Late Youth Portion of the season, November 26th to the 28th.  The MDC says the Late Youth Portion is for hunters age 6 through 15. In the local counties, the Late Youth Portion totals are: Livingston………………… 26 Caldwell………………….. 28 Carroll…………………….. 31 Chariton………………….. 23 Daviess…………………… 29 Grundy……………………. 12 Linn………………………… 31 […]

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Harvest Progress Going Great

Livingston County farmers are making good progress on the fall harvest and Livingston County FSA Director Jeanette Straker says they have seen some good yields as well. Straker says the corn harvest is about 60% complete with yields in the 175 to 200 Bushell range. Soybeans are near 40%, with yields of around 45 Bushells, maybe better on the later […]

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Spring Turkey Harvest Up Statewide

The 2020 Spring Turkey Season in Missouri has come to a close, with harvest number up across the state.  The Missouri Department of Conservation says a total of 41,454 birds were harvested this year.  That includes 38,730 in the regular season and 2,724 in the youth season. MDC says those numbers are up from last year.  In 2019, the youth […]

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Local Harvest Underway

Livingston County farmers are nearly complete with the harvest of Corn, and Soybean harvest is underway.  Jeanette Straker from the Livingston County Farm Service Agency says Corn numbers were not good, but that was expected. Straker says while it is too early to get a good average, many producers were surprised by the Soybean numbers. She says the historical average […]

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