Missouri Corn Scholarship applications now available

    The Missouri Corn Growers Association and Missouri Corn Merchandising Council will be awarding seven deserving students $1,000 scholarships. Applications for the Missouri Corn Scholarship Program are now available for high school seniors and college juniors pursuing a degree in agronomy or related area of agriculture.

Registration open for cover crops conference

Registration is open for the Midwest Cover Crops Council Annual Conference, Feb. 11-12, 2020, in Kansas City, Mo.
The event will be at the KCI Expo Center, says Charles Ellis, University of Missouri Extension field specialist in agricultural engineering. Ellis also serves on the MCCC board of directors. Twelve states and one Canadian province belong to the council.

Farm computer uses beyond bookkeeping featured at MU conference at Osage Beach

COLUMBIA, Mo. – The annual Computers on the Farm conference returns to the Lake of the Ozarks Jan. 17-18, 2020, to help producers learn digital tools for their farms.

More heifer watchers than bidders at Fruitland Show-Me-Select sale

The sale barn filled with more watchers than bidders for Show-Me-Select heifers at SEMO Livestock Sales, Fruitland, Dec. 7. Prices averaged $1,651 on 64 head. It was fourth of six fall sales.

Feed hay first, graze stockpile later to lower toxin in both fescue forages

To reduce fescue foot, a long-used plan to feed winter hay after grazing down fall pastures should be changed. A University of Missouri Extension forage specialist says it’s backwards. Feed hay first; then graze stockpiled winter pastures.