You CAN Cook A Frozen Turkey

Can you cook a turkey that is still frozen?  Meredith Carothers from the USDA’s Meat and Poultry Hotline says the simple answer is yes… It will take about 90 minutes longer.  For a 12-pound bird, it would normally take about 4 hours to reach the target temperature of 165 degrees, it will now take upwards of 6 hours. Carothers cautions, […]

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Fall Firearms Turkey Season Harvest Numbers

The Firearm Turkey season came to a close with sunset Monday.  The Missouri Department of Conservation says there were 1,846 birds taken this fall. For the local counties, the harvest numbers include: Livingston        23 Grundy            20 Chariton           13 Linn                 11 Sullivan            11 Caldwell             9 Carroll               8 Daviess             7 The Fall Archery Turkey Season continues through November 11th and continues from […]

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Conservation Improvement Grant Workshop

Whether it’s for a few acres or a big farm, the Missouri Department of Conservation can provide expertise and connections to financial assistance for those seeking to improve wildlife habitat on their land.   A Free workshop about private land conservation services will be held October 22nd, from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm at the Platte County Community Center, in Parkville. […]

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MDC Hunting Booklets Available

Missouri hunters have updated resources available to them in the form of MDC Booklets.  Deer, turkey, waterfowl, and dove hunters can get the most current information on their upcoming fall hunting from the MDC’s new 2022 Fall Deer & Turkey Hunting Regulations and Information booklet and Migratory Bird and Waterfowl Hunting Digest 2022-2023. These booklets provide detailed information on fall […]

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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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