MU Extension urges farmers to sign up for the USDA Census of Agriculture

University of Missouri Extension economists urge farmers to sign up for the USDA’s 2022 Census of Agriculture. The deadline to sign up to receive a census form is June 30. Sign up at nass.usda.gov/AgCensus.

MU Extension hosts woodland workshop, twilight tour at Wurdack

University of Missouri Extension’s Woodland Steward program will host a June 27-28 workshop with a twilight tour demonstrating woodland management practices, says University of Missouri Extension natural resources specialist Sarah Havens.

Highly toxic poison hemlock in full bloom

It is as if a florist decorated Missouri roadsides, hillsides and pastures with white spring flowers. But those flowers are poison hemlock, a weed that is highly toxic to humans and animals, says University of Missouri Extension weed scientist Kevin Bradley.

Native grass workshop set for June 24 in Davisville

Producers can learn about using native warm-season grasses to improve grazing and wildlife systems at a workshop offered by University of Missouri Extension.
The in-person workshop is 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Friday, June 24, at the Davisville American Legion Hall, 194 State Highway V in southeastern Crawford County.

Waterfowl auction, show and swap meet suspension lifted

The Missouri Department of Agriculture has lifted the suspension of waterfowl auctions, shows and swap meets in Missouri effective June 1, 2022. MDA suspended waterfowl activity in March to help prevent the spread of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI). HPAI is known to be deadly for domesticated poultry.

Show-Me-Select heifer sale at Vienna draws full house

The May 20 Show-Me-Select Bred Heifer Sale at South Central Regional Stockyards in Vienna saw a full house and even more heifers than in previous years.