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It’s raining, it’s pouring; The county fair is flooding
At 1:40 a.m., Tuesday, July 30, Greg Scott, Hepler, Kansas, received a phone call telling him his camper trailer was in danger of being flooded.
Guidelines for culling cows
According to the latest K-State Farm management records it costs at least $700 or more to maintain a cow per year. I am sure everyone still reading is thinking well I spend way less than that on my cows. Did you consider costs of equipment depreciation and repairs, unpaid operator labor, interest? What about pasture costs? Just as I thought.
Beef cow herds shift as new technology brings changes
The Missouri cattle herd has changed, and bigger changes are ahead, says Scott Brown, University of Missouri livestock economist.
39th Annual Four State Farm Show is in the books
After months of preparation and hard work, the 39th Annual Four State Farm Show successfully welcomed thousands of visitors to explore and shop the grounds in Pittsburg, Kansas, July 19-21.
Final preparations being made for the 2013 Four State Farm Show
The days are getting longer and the sun is getting hotter. For many residents of the four state area, this signals one thing — Four State Farm Show time.
Landowners have a responsibility for thistle control
After the recent years of drought, thistles have taken advantage of weakened grass stands and full-bloomed plants are visible in many fields through the area.
Demand is still key
Cattle and beef markets are still struggling to get on the same page. Fed cattle markets are groping for a summer bottom amidst seasonally large slaughter and beef production.
Beware of early soybean diseases
This is another interesting year for soybean production and early season soybean diseases in Missouri. According to the Missouri Agricultural Statistics Service as of June 23, 2013, “soybeans were 84 percent planted which is 24 days behind last year but the same as normal.
Forage quality increases dairy production
Increasing animal health and milk production — both relate to forage quality, Tony Rickard MU Extension dairy specialist said during University of Missouri’s first Southwest Dairy Field Day.
Timed AI and baleage evaluated at Dairy Field Day
Extension agents and area dairymen recently gathered at the Southwest Research Center in Mount Vernon, Missouri, for the University of Missouri’s first Dairy Field Day.
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