Food Safety – Some Kitchen Tips

When you are cooking poultry, especially for a crowd, you need to take extra care to clean as you go in your kitchen.  University of Missouri Extension Health Specialist, Sue Robison says be careful of cross-contamination.  When you are working on the turkey, make sure the cutting board, knives, countertop, utensils, and even the sink are cleaned before you move […]

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Annie’s Project Offered By MU Extension

Women involved in agriculture can learn to strengthen their farming operations through a program offered by the University of Missouri Extension.  The program is intended to provide women with education in production, market, financial, legal, and human risk management. Participants will attend a weekly 2.5 hour live interactive online session via Zoom and complete self-paced activities and videos. In total, […]

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MU Extension Feedlot School

The University of Missouri Extension program is offering a Feedlot School, August 4th and 5th, at the MU Southwest Center in Mount Vernon. Jim Humphrey, livestock specialist in Andrew County says “We have a lot of great cattle here in the state of Missouri, the announcement of the packing plant that opened a little over a year ago in southwest […]

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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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Hansen Receives Frank Graham 4-H Volunteer Leadership Award

A Livingston County 4H Volunteer was presented the 2021 Frank Graham 4-H Volunteer Leadership Award. Kevin Hansen of Livingston County was one of 60 volunteers recognized statewide for commitment and leadership to the University of Missouri Extension 4-H Youth Development program. Hansen has served as a Livingston County 4-H program Volunteer for 18 years and was very pleased to receive […]

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Livingston County Extension Council Annual Meeting

The Livingston County Extension Council annual meeting included the presentation of several awards.  Jessica Trussell says there were two recipients of the Leaders Honor Roll. Trussell says they also honored the 2021 Livingston County State Fair Family. The Frank Graham 4-H Volunteer Leadership Award recognizes 4-H volunteers for their hard work and dedication to Missouri’s youth.  Kevin Hansen has served […]

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Farm Lease Program Available

Landowners and renters who would like to learn about farm leases still have time ot register for a program presented by University of Missouri Extension specialists on Thursday, February 10th.  Participants can attend the program via Zoom or in person at one of six locations across the state.  Joe Koenen, MU Extension agriculture business specialist and longtime presenter on farm […]

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Livingston County Commission To Hear Budget Request

The Livingston County Commissioners meet Thursday at 9:30 am in the commission room of the courthouse.  The agenda includes County road and Bridge matters and administrative and departmental responsibilities. A 9:30, the commissioners will meet with representatives from the Livingston county MU Extension Program to hear their requests for budget funding. The meetings of the Livingston County commission are open […]

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