MU & NRCS Offer Grazing School

The NRCS and University of Missouri Extension are offering the 2022 Grazing School at the Hunley Whaly Education Center in Albany, from June 21st to the 23rd.  Jim Humphreys, Field Specialist in Livestock, says the single most important factor in determining the profitability of a livestock operation is keeping feed costs low. Topics will include evaluating recourses available, grazing management, […]

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Animal Abuse, Juvenile Issues, Arrests And More In Sheriff’s Report

The Livingston County Sheriff’s Department report for the past few weeks includes several investigations arrests and Most Wanted. March 2nd, a deputy was on Bryan Street when a vehicle speeding north on Edgewood went through the intersection nearly striking the patrol vehicle.  The driver eventually stopped and the deputy found a juvenile too young to be driving had allegedly stolen […]

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Mo State Fair Begins Aug 12th

The Missouri State Fair begins on August 12th and continues to the 22nd. Missouri State Fair Director Marke Wolfe says the youth livestock events will take place throughout the run of the fair. Wolfe says they are bringing back the big main concerts and events and of course the midway, but there are also several free programs to take in. […]

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Missouri State Fair Champions

The Missouri State Fair officially opens August 13th and runs through the 23rd.  The fair this year is a Youth Livestock Show and the local clubs have sent items from the local fairs that will be on display for those attending the Livestock Shows. For the Livestock Shows, the winners are being announced as the contests are completed.  KCHI will […]

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Livestock Concerns After Flooding

As floodwaters recede, the University of Missouri Extension reminds livestock producers that are several things to keep in mind.  Jenna Monnig says there are potential hazards the flooding may bring about. Monnig says standing water can also be a problem. She says farmers should make sure they clear any debris from the pasture areas before releasing animals into the area. […]

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“2019 – Was Grandpa Right?”, Ranchers & Livestock Producers Rules Of Thumb

The “2019 – Was Grandpa Right?”, Ranchers and Livestock Producers Rules of Thumb meetings in the local area are later this month.  The University of Missouri Extension is provides the programs at no charge and will discuss rules that have been passed down through several generations of livestock producers and ranchers.  These gems have come from all over the country […]

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