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.

Stress, technology, industrial hemp among topics at MU Crop Management Conference

COLUMBIA, Mo. – The University of Missouri Crop Management Conference offers 33 sessions and 19 speakers Dec. 17-18 at the Holiday Inn Executive Center in Columbia.

Holiday cactus can provide years of color

COLUMBIA, Mo. - While poinsettias are the most popular blooming holiday plant, if you are looking for a plant that can bloom for many years to come, try a holiday cactus, said a University of Missouri horticulturist.