Explore the swine industry through the Pork Institute

    Are you interested in the future of pork production, new technologies, or want to be a leader in the pork industry and are still in high school? Then the 2019 University of Missouri Pork Institute is your answer.

Warm-season grasses stretch growing season

• They also offer alternative to toxic fescue at key times
COLUMBIA, Mo. – Cattle producers wanting to stretch the grazing season might want to add native warm-season grasses to their operations, says Jim Humphrey, University of Missouri Extension livestock specialist.

Riley selected as member of MAbA

Trey Riley has been selected as a member of the 32nd Class of the Missouri Agribusiness Academy (MAbA). The Missouri Department of Agriculture is honored to offer this program to up-and-coming future leaders in agriculture. Applicants were sorted into six geographical regions and five students from each region will attend the Missouri Agribusiness Academy.

Learn how to grow edible mushrooms during Extension workshop in Salem

    The Center for Agroforestry at University of Missouri will lead a workshop on April 11 from 1-5 p.m. to help participants learn the basics of growing edible mushrooms on their home or farm.  

MU seeks more farmers for 2019 strip trials

COLUMBIA, Mo. – The Missouri Strip Trial Program continues to seek farmers for the upcoming growing season, says University of Missouri Extension nutrient management specialist John Lory.

Crawford County Cattlemen hold annual meeting, dinner

    The Crawford County Cattlemen’s Association held their annual dinner and meeting at Stephan’s Event Center-Bass’ River Resort on March 16, 2019.  Dana Richter, Secretary of the organization presided over the meeting. The dinner/meeting was attended by 76 people, consisting of sponsors, members, community supporters and speakers.