Annual Soils & Crops Conference
scheduled for January 23, 2014
The annual Barton County Soils and Crops Conference, hosted by the Barton County Soil and Water Conservation District and Barton County MU Extension, will be of great interest to area agriculture producers. Farmers and landowners of southwest Missouri are invited to attend the conference at the Thiebaud Auditorium in Lamar, Mo. Registration will begin at 9:00 am. There is no charge for the conference and lunch will be provided, but to allow for adequate food preparation please register by calling the Barton County Extension office, 417-682-3579, no later than January 20.
This event gives producers the opportunity to hear the latest information and ideas from University of Missouri specialists and local experts; allowing them to make essential management decisions from research-based data.
"Stay Strong Stay Healthy" exercise program begins January 23, 2014
A 10-week exercise program designed for men and women over age 40 begins Thursday, January 23, 2014. Participation in strengthening exercises helps to build muscle and increase bone density, thereby helping to prevent frailty and osteoporosis, other benefits include arthritis relief, improving balance, enhancing flexiblity and lowering risks for heart disease.
The classes will be held at First Bapist Church Lamar at 6 p.m. Registration is required by Thursday, January 16, 2014 and the cost of the program is $25 per person or $40 per couple. For information or to enroll, contact Barton County MU Extension, 417-682-3579.
Participant Consent Form (PDF)
Participant Contact Information Form (PDF)
Participant Physical Activity Form (PDF)
Letter to Physician (PDF)
Physician Authorization Form (PDF)
2013 Crop Scouting program
2013 Crop Scouting Survey (PDF)
2013 Crop Scouting Survey online
Barton County MU Extension appreciates your support and we look forward to seeing you January 23, 2014 at the Theibaud Auditorium in Lamar for the Soils and Crops Conference.
Popular extension publications
MU Extension publication G427, 2011 Cash Rental Rates in Missouri
MU Extension publication G302, 2009 Custom Rates for Farm Services in Missouri
MU Extension publication G6201, Vegetable Planting Calendar