Pollinators and Monarchs - benefits for you

Northeast Missouri is a vitally important part of national efforts to restore pollinators and monarch butterflies. Find out how you can use your property to participate in this work at a wine and cheese gathering on Monday, October 24 at Jacob’s Vineyard and Winery, 26078 Eagle Lane in Kirskville, MO. The program will begin at 5:30 p.m. and there is no charge to attend.

Dusty Walter, superintendent at the Hugo Wurdack Research Center and director of natural resources management for the University of Missouri's out-state research center network under the College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources, will be the principal speaker. Get more information at http://extension.missouri.edu/adair/documents/Hort/Pollinators.pdf

To register for the event, call 660-665-9866 by Friday, October 21. 

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 klemmd@missouri.edu or at 660-665-9866 to learn how to join 4-H. Clover Kid groups for 5 to 7 year olds are forming now.

Find information on enrolling in 4HOnline at http://extension.missouri.edu/adair/4hjoin.aspx.

Show-Me-Select Bred Heifer Sale, November 18, 2016

The Show Me Select Replacement Heifer Program is focused entirely on Missouri's farmers and is dependent upon active participation from extension livestock specialists and local veterinarians, each of which are critical components of the agricultural sector of this state. This program is unique in that it is first and foremost an educational program targeted at improving production efficiency through increased use of existing technology, coupled with the marketing component. This year's North Central Missouri Show-Me-Select Bred Heifer sale will be held Friday, November 18, 6:30 p.m. at Kirksville Livestock, LLC. Keep current on what's going on with the sale on our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/missourismsbredheifer/. For more information about the Show-Me-Select program, please contact Zac Erwin, livestock specialist at 660-665-9866 or erwinz@missouri.edu.

Missouri Livestock Symposium

December 2 & 3, 2016. Kirksville Middle School. Stay current on events at http://www.missourilivestock.com/


Missouri Training Institute

Missouri Training Institute offers programs in northeast Missouri For nearly 30 years, the Missouri Training Institute (MTI) has provided training and consulting services to improve business performance and organizational effectiveness for public, private, and not-for-profit organizations. Call Michelle today at 660-665-9866 or klemmd@missouri.edu to find out how MIT can work for you!

Artificial Insemination (AI) breeding barns available

There are AI breeding barns available for rent at three locations in northeast Missouri. For more information on the locations and rental information, see AI Breeding Barns (PDF)

Ag Connection newsletter shares timely information

The Ag Connection newsletter shares timely information on agricultural-related items. Read these articles at http://agebb.missouri.edu/agconnection/.

Fencing and boundary laws

Find helpful resources on Missouri's fencing and boundary laws, visit Missouri fence laws.