If misery loves company, when it comes to corn and soybean planting there is plenty of love throughout the Midwest, says University of Missouri Extension agronomist Bill Wiebold.
As rain pushes corn planting season back yet again, farmers may be better off sticking with poor stands than replanting, says University of Missouri Extension agronomist Bill Wiebold.
USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) will accept applications beginning June 3, 2019, for certain practices under the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) continuous signup and will offer extensions for expiring CRP contracts.
Missouri Soybean Hall of Fame 2019 inductee Gary Riedel says demand for soybean increased greatly since farmers approved checkoff dollars to fund research and promotion.
With 896,570 Missourians labeled as “food insecure” according to the Map the Meal Gap 2016 study, Missouri Farm Bureau Insurance recognizes the need to obtain and distribute food to hungry families across the state.
Soybean seed treatment provided a bump in yield but did not show much effect on soybean cyst nematode (SCN) egg counts in 2017 and 2018 data from the University of Missouri Strip Trial Program.
It was a good crowd. More than 600 were registered for the Missouri Farm Bureau Young Farmers and Ranchers Leadership Conference Feb. 8-10 at the Lake of the Ozarks.
With school cancellations because of the weather, Marion County Farm Bureau’s Thank a Farmer Week program at the Palmyra Elementary School was postponed till classes resumed. Board Members Lacey Miller and Cindy Griesbaum finally were able to read to the third grade classes taught by Joanna …
Corn farmers, industry representatives and guests from across the state gathered in Jefferson City, Mo., recently for the Missouri Corn Growers Association annual meeting and legislative day.
Craig Sutter of Taylor, recently won state first place in the No-Till/Strip-Till Irrigated division of the 2018 National Corn Growers Association’s (NCGA) Corn Yield Contest. Sutter won with Pioneer P1197AM brand corn, which yielded 303.78 bushels per acre.
Caleb Jones, an attorney and former legislator, has taken the helm as the new executive vice president and chief executive officer of the Association of Missouri Electric Cooperatives, Jefferson City.
For a few days, after a particularly difficult year with low market prices and extreme weather conditions, Farm Bureau members gathered to focus on gratitude for their way of life.
Marion County Farm Bureau was recognized at Missouri Farm Bureau’s 104th annual meeting for outstanding program achievements, during an awards program Dec. 3 at Lake of the Ozarks.
Replacement heifers to upgrade cow-calf herds will be offered in six Show-Me-Select sales this fall. Also, owners can restock cow herds culled in the drought.
The annual University of Missouri Crop Management Conference offers updates on how 2018’s drought-to-downpour growing season affected crops, pests and disease, and provides insights on how trade affects agricultural commodity markets.
Prolonged heat stress this year may bring a smaller calf crop next year. Herd owners are seeing cows known to be pregnant coming back into heat to be rebred.
Candra King, 13, of Taylor, won the 4-H reserve champion shropshire ram competition at the Sheep Pavilion of the Missouri State Fair, Aug. 11. King is a seventh grade student at Palmyra Middle School, and is a member of the Lucky Four 4-H Chapter. Her parents are Andrea and Craig King. (Phot…
Travis Haerr, 21, of Taylor, won the reserve champion hotel/restaurant steer competition at the Missouri State Fair, Aug. 12. Haerr graduated from Palmyra High School, and is a member of the Palmyra FFA Chapter. His parents are Shon and Peg Haerr. Included in the photo are Kenade Barnitz, Sh…
Selby Hulse, nine, of Monroe City, won the reserve senior crossbred heifer competition in the MFA Arena of the Missouri State Fair, Aug. 12. Hulse is a fifth Grade student at Holy Rosary School and a member of the Stone 4-H Chapter. Her parents are Ryan and Leticia Hulse. Also in her photo a…
Marion County Farm Bureau served a complimentary breakfast Saturday, Aug. 4, to the junior livestock exhibitors, buyers and their families at the Marion Co. Fair. Over 125 people were served. Pictured are (from left) board members Joyce Vannice, Lacey Miller, Hannibal Insurance Agent Andy Sm…
Stunted, stemmy pastures unable to support grazing cattle have potential. Depend on fall rains to bring fall regrowth, says University of Missouri Extension forage agronomist Craig Roberts.
The Marion County Farm Bureau was at the Palmyra County Market last Wednesday passing out vouchers for a gallon of milk for the June is Dairy Month Activity. Pictured presenting one of the vouchers is Joyce Vannice.
As part of a 33-year effort to protect sensitive lands and improve water quality and wildlife habitat on private lands, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will resume accepting applications for the voluntary Conservation Reserve Program (CRP).
University of Missouri Chancellor Alexander Cartwright has announced a new vision for MU Extension and Engagement to fulfill what he referred to as an “all things Missouri” mission.
The Missouri Department of Agriculture recently announced a change to the 24c Special Local Need labels for FEXAPAN, XTENDIMAX and ENGENIA. The cutoff date for Dunklin, Pemiscot, New Madrid, Stoddard, Scott, Mississippi, Butler, Ripley, Bollinger and Cape Girardeau has been extended to June …
The Missouri Department of Agriculture has launched the ninth annual Focus on Missouri Agriculture photo contest, asking Missourians to share the unique stories and images of agriculture through photographs.
At 10 a.m. on Wednesday, March 21, the Missouri Department of Agriculture will host a public hearing at which interested parties may share their input on an emergency rule to restrict the sale and use of certain pesticides in Missouri.