MU Extension program untangles state's fence laws
University of Missouri Extension specialists will discuss the state’s complicated fence laws at locations across the state Tuesday, March 11, in Cape Girardeau, Douglas, Johnson, Lafayette, Linn, Pike, Schuyler and Shelby counties. Sessions are 6:30-9 p.m.
4-H Camp applications available - learn how to go to 4-H Camp for FREE!
4-H Counselor Camp - June 10-12, 2014; 4-H Camp - June 19-22, 2014. Registration forms available on the 4-H Camp page. Forms will also be mailed to 4-H families the first part of March.
4-H members have the opportunity to show off their talents and a chance to win a free t-shirt and camp fee by submitting an entry in the 2014 4-H Camp t-shirt design contest. Just follow these simple guidelines before March 14
Spring Forward into Gardening
The annual Spring Forward into Gardening program will be held Saturday, April 5 at the Moberly High School. Registration deadline is March 30. Get the registration form and find out what sessions will be available.
Missouri Century Farms applications available
If your farm has been in your family since Dec. 31, 1914, you can apply to have it recognized as a Missouri Century Farm. Applications are due May 1, 2014. For application forms and information, contact your local MU Extension center or visit the program website at http://extension.missouri.edu/centuryfarm.
Ordering garden seed
Is spring really just around the corner? Jennifer Schutter, horticulture specialist, provides information on ordering garden seed in her weekly radio program
Why houseplants drop leaves
Too much sun? Not enough sun? Have I overwatered? Jennifer Schutter, horticulture specialist, shares information on why houseplants drop leaves? Find out more
NEMO Ag Connection newsletter has informative topics
Stay up-to-date with the latest issue of the Ag Connection newsletter. This month learn about these current topics in agriculture: Farm financial records, continuous corn, fertilizer applicaiton following drought, time to frost seed legumes for pasture, and UAV's–the next high-tech tool for agriclture. Read the entire newsletter
It's a great time to join 4-H!
4-H is a community of young people across America learning leadership, citizenship and life skills. 4-H is young people making new friends and memories while preparing to be leaders of today and tomorrow. We are a volunteer-led organization that reaches boys and girls through small groups called clubs. 4-H members choose from over 40 projects in which to participate. Most projects use hands-on learning experiences to teach subject matter and life-skills such as cooperation, leadership and decision making — skills that can be applied over and over for a lifetime. Contact Michelle Klem, 4-H youth development specialist at email@example.com or at 660-665-9866660-665-9866 to learn how to join 4-H.
Clover Kid groups for 5 to 7 year olds are also forming now. Contact Michelle Klem at the email or phone number above.
Like Adair County 4-H on Facebook.
Fencing and boundary laws
- MU Extension publication, G810, Missouri Fencing and Boundary Laws
- Information on Fence Laws from the Missouri Agricultural Law Center (includes link to Missouri State Statute)
- Local Optional Fence Law for Northeast Missouri, by Joe Koenen, University of Missouri Extension Agribusiness Specialist
- What Should I Do When Mother Nature Ruins My Fences, by Joe Koenen, University of Missouri Extension Agribusiness Specialist
- Posting Land Against Trespassers: Signs OR Purple Paint Markings Will Work in Missouri, by Stephen Matthews, Missouri Agriculture Law Center
- Missouri Fencing Law FAQ's, by Stephen Matthews, professor of agriculture law, University of Missouri