Stage set for spring flooding

The stage is set for more spring flooding in Missouri, said University of Missouri Extension climatologist Pat Guinan. “A lot will depend on the weather patterns that set up over the region in the next few weeks,” he said.

Try some edgy veggies for a groovy garden this year

“Create some interest in your garden patch by adding unique vegetables this spring”, said University of Missouri Extension horticulturist David Trinklein.
“One of the joys of gardening is trying something new each year,” Trinklein said. Less common vegetables can challenge your gardening skills and tease your taste buds. They also can disappoint, so center your garden on tried-and-true favorites, he says.

Go wild at nature's free salad bar

Spring greens from the woods can add variety to your diet.
Wildcrafting—the gathering of plants from their natural habitats—is a throwback to the days of our distant ancestors, says University of Missouri Extension horticulturist David Trinklein. Our ancestors’ winter diets lacked the variety of fresh produce we enjoy today. Therefore, when spring arrived, they combed the woods for wild edibles to add flavor and nutrition to their meals.

Crawford County Cattlemen hold annual dinner

    The Crawford County Cattlemen’s Association held their annual dinner and meeting at Golden Echoes in Steelville on March 14, 2020.  Dana Richter, Secretary of the organization, presided over the meeting.  The dinner/meeting was attended by 60 plus guest, consisting of sponsors, members, community supporters and speakers.