Gil Galyean named 2018 Don Burt Professional Horseman of the Year

    Gil Galyean of Purcell, Oklahoma (formerly of Cuba, Missouri) was recognized by his peers March 9 at the 2019 AQHA Convention in Fort Worth, Texas and presented the 2018 Don Burt Professional Horseman of the Year.

Add legumes to fescue pastures for better profits

STOCKTON, Mo. - Cattle producers see more profit when they add legumes to fescue pastures and manage grazing systems properly, says Patrick Davis, University of Missouri Extension livestock specialist.

Summer Learning Academy offers new classes in 2019

    The East Central College Community Education Department is proud to announce new offerings for the 2019 Summer Learning Academy!
    “All of our classes are designed with curiosity in mind,” said Bonnie Devine, Community Education program assistant. “We want to encourage personal growth and enable students to develop talents and skills. At the same time, we want them to have fun in the process!”

Truman State University recognized for quality and career prep ability

    According to The Princeton Review, Truman State University is one of the nation’s best colleges for students seeking a superb education with great career preparation at an affordable price.

Missouri NRCS sets April 15 application deadline to apply for easements

    The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) has set an April 15 deadline to apply for wetland and agricultural land easements in Missouri. NRCS provides technical and financial assistance to help private landowners, tribes, land trusts and other groups protect valuable lands through easements.

GCSWCD annual meeting set for April 11

    The Gasconade County Soil & Water Conservation District has scheduled their 2019 Annual Meeting for Thursday, April 11th, at 6 p.m. at the Owensville Middle School. Our main presentation for the evening will be from one of our local farming families, Jim and Carol Meyer.  They will be sharing their agricultural experience from their recent trip to New Zealand. A catered dinner will begin at 6 p.m.