Planning budgets from MU Extension can help manage high farm operating costs

Farms will pay significantly more for operating expenses this year. 2022 planning budgets from the University of Missouri can help livestock, row crop and forage operations quantify how much costs have increased and determine what those higher costs mean for the bottom line.

A special place to remember a better time

By Larry Dablemont
    What I would like to leave behind me when I am gone and forgotten, originated in a dream from 30 years ago. That is when I began to think about a special museum somewhere between Cabool, Houston, and Licking along highway 17 concerning the old time Ozarks and old days Ozarkians, and my beloved Big Piney River, where I spent so much of my boyhood exploring the length of it.

Learn maple sugaring at MDC’s Rockwoods Reservation with multiple programs in February

    What makes winter so special for maple lovers?  For about six weeks, from mid-January to the end of February, nature cooks up its own sweet delights within sugar maple trees as the sap begins to flow, ready to be tapped for making sugar and syrup.  Anyone can learn skills to collect, boil down and, create their own maple syrup or sugar from trees they may have in their own backyards.

Kansas City National Fishing Expo was a success

By Bill Cooper
    There is no off season for fishing, but it does slow down for some folks during cold weather. Many like to learn more about their sport during this time and the KC National Fishing Expo provided a grand opportunity to do so January 14-16.    

Bornemann named COO at Cohen

    Cohen Architectural Woodworking announces Tim Bornemann has been named Chief Operating Officer (COO). Bornemann will help Cohen grow its practice of Lean Manufacturing while helping the company streamline its business operations.

Carbon credits focus on MU Extension ‘Inspired by Annie’s Project’ free online course on February 8

    Women in agriculture can learn the latest about carbon credits and carbon sequestration during a free “Inspired by Annie’s Project” online course set for Tuesday, February 8.