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  • DSC_0020.jpg 2013 Ozark Fall Farmfest

    It’s time for the annual gathering of agriculture at the Ozark Fall Farmfest.
    The 34th Annual Farmfest will be Friday, Saturday and Sunday, October 4, 5 and 6 at the Ozark Empire Fairgrounds, Springfield, Missouri. Show hours will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day.

    September 5, 2013 5 Photos

  • tg3.jpg Thinking visually with Temple Grandin

    “The animal world is a sensory based world,” said Dr. Temple Grandin of Colorado State University. “What are they seeing? What are they hearing?”

    August 27, 2013 2 Photos

  • WomenInAg.jpg Topics for all issues covered at women’s ag conference

    No stone was left unturned when it came to relevant topics during the Oklahoma Women in Ag and Small Business Conference held in Oklahoma City recently.

    August 20, 2013 2 Photos

  • Surviving drought through strategic cow herd management

    Tuesday, August 6, several cattlemen and cattlewomen from around Kansas met at Kansas State University for the K-State Beef Conference. The conference was also broadcast to Parsons, Pratt and Oakley.

    August 13, 2013

  • DSC_0701.jpg 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.

    August 8, 2013 5 Photos

  • DSC_0457_cmyk.jpg 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.

    July 30, 2013 1 Photo

  • 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.

    July 30, 2013

  • DSC_0015.jpg 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.

    July 24, 2013 4 Photos

  • DSC_0446_fixed.jpg 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.

    July 16, 2013 2 Photos

  • IMG_0586.jpg 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.

    July 9, 2013 1 Photo

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