Updated: 22July

Flooding Resources 

Multiple Agency Resource Center (MARC), which included extension disaster experts, met with Cassville citizens on July 15th to answer questions about flooding resources available after the flooding rains the week of July7th. If you have additional questions please call the office (417) 847-3161 and we will direct you to the most applicable resource. 

On July 21st, Governor Nixon requested major disaster declaration for Barry County this will allow for both public and individual assistance if declared - follow specific declarations at: http://agriculture.mo.gov/disaster/


Searching for Century Farms

The search is on for farms that have remained in the same family for over 100 years! You must complete an application to earn Century Farm status.
Then Barry County farms will be honored at our Annual Extension Picnic on Thursday, Sept. 3rd. 


Learn Rotational Grazing 

Register for Management Intensive Grazing Schools available this FALL. Sessions are available in: Greenfield, Crane, Marshfield, and Springfield. Click HERE for specific location dates. 

During the sessions, participants will learn about plant growth, species adaptable to this area, livestock water, forage quality, how to estimate forage in teh pasture, fencing and the economics of grazing systems. In addition to the classroom work, participants will tour area farms that demonstrate successful grazing systems. 


Area Agriculture Programs Scheduled 2015

MU Extension specialists in SWMO are hosting a wide variety of winter farm and horticulture meetings. Download our comprehensive calendar at: 2015 Agriculture Meeting Schedule (PDF)