Electronics, appliance and tire collection in Belle November 12

                  A special waste collection for residential electronics, appliances and tires will be held from 9 a.m. to noon on Nov. 12 at the gravel parking lot next to the Rock Island Trail, Fourth Street and Belle Avenue in Belle.

Missouri Grown offers limited sale of holiday gifts

Following two years of success, the Missouri Grown program will offer the much-anticipated holiday gift boxes for a third Christmas season. Each box is full of unique food and home products from small agribusinesses across the state.

How you feed hay this winter is more important than ever

With a shortage of standing forage for cattle and the low availability of hay, it is more important than ever this winter to reduce waste when feeding hay.
Hay waste is normal, but it can be controlled and minimized, said University of Missouri Extension agronomy specialist Tim Schnakenberg.

MU Crop Management Conference set for Dec. 14-15

University of Missouri’s 2022 Crop Management Conference will be held Dec. 14-15 at the Stoney Creek Hotel in Columbia.

Pastures, goats benefit from grazing an invasive species

Cattle don’t like eating sericea lespedeza, an invasive species in Missouri pastures. But goats do, according to research at the University of Missouri’s Land of the Osages Research Farm in central Missouri.

NRCS accepting applications from producers, landowners for the Agricultural Conservation Easement Program

            USDA is accepting applications from agricultural producers and forest landowners in Missouri for the Agricultural Conservation Easement Program (ACEP), which helps producers enroll wetlands, grasslands, and farmlands into conservation easements.