Learning more about agriculture and natural resources during Focus on Forages, Livestock and Timber Field Day at MU Wurdack Farm

    The Wurdack Research Center Field Day will be packed with informational tours and presentations, with a focus on forages, livestock and timber. The goal of the Field Day is to provide farmers and producers with information to help improve farm production.

Weather challenges still plague Missouri farmers

COLUMBIA, Mo. – Most soybean and corn likely will yield less than normal this year due to late planting and unfavorable weather during critical grain-fill periods, says University of Missouri Extension soybean specialist Bill Wiebold.

Annie’s Project to be held in Salem

Submitted by Rachel Hopkins, Ag Business Specialist
    Farm and ranch women are generating a cultural tide in American agriculture that is moving management, assets and opportunities to a new wave of farmers across the country. At Annie’s Project courses, farm women become empowered to be better business partners or sole operators through networks and by managing and organizing critical information.

Program explains federal programs for beginning farmers and ranchers

Openings remain for a free Oct. 18 workshop in St. James to help beginning farmers and ranchers, including military veterans, learn about resources offered by state and federal agencies.

Program being held for women

    The Crawford County Extension Homemakers Association is sponsoring a free program for women on Strengthening the Pelvic Floor.  The program will be held on Wednesday, October 2 from 9:30 – 11 a.m. at the First United Methodist Church, 610 Olive Street in Bourbon.