Free farm safety podcasts available

The Great Plains Center for Agricultural Health offers free podcasts on farm safety and health topics, says University of Missouri Extension health and safety specialist Karen Funkenbusch, who serves on the center’s regional advisory committee.

ECC alum is ‘Hell’s Kitchen’ winner

    East Central College graduate Trenton Garvey was named the winner of “Hell’s Kitchen: Young Guns” Monday night on Fox.

Annie’s Project course being offered

    Are you a woman involved in agriculture? The University of Missouri Extension is offering a virtual course for women interested in learning how to strengthen your farming operation and network with other women in the industry.

Harvest creates rural roadway hazards

“Farm safety yields real results” is the theme of the National Education Center for Agricultural Safety’s National Farm Safety and Health Week, Sept. 19-25.

Gradual weaning of calves reduces stress, increases profits

Weaning at home reduces stress and improves profit in calves, says University of Missouri Extension beef nutritionist Eric Bailey.
Unfortunately, more than 55% of calves are weaned on the trailer on the way to the sale barn, according to USDA National Animal Health Monitoring System surveys.