Ag newsletter

“Ag in Focus"  
Ag in Focus is a bi-monthly newsletter for agriculture producers. Articles are submitted by MU Extension ag faculty members from west central Missouri. For the current issue and archive issues, visit the Ag in Focus page at


Missouri Crops Resource Guide 
The Missouri Crop Resource Guide is intended to provide the best available information for Missouri crop producers. Our aim is to offer practical resources that will promote profitable and sustainable crop production. The Missouri Crop Resource Guide can be found at

MU Extension publication G04661, Warm Season Annual Forage Crops (PDF)

Beef Grazier's Pasture Forage Supply Arithmetic (PDF)

Dairy Grazier’s Pasture Forage Supply Arithmetic (PDF)

Weed and pesticide application

Missouri Weed ID Guide (Search database)

MU IPM Pest Monitoring Network 

Sprayer Calibration for Boomless Sprayers (PDF)

Pesticide Applicator (Search MO Dept. of Ag Database)

Livestock information

Missouri Beef Resource Guide 
This resource guide is intended to provide the most comprehensive source of information for Missouri's beef industry.

Missouri Dairy Resource Guide 
This web site contains the best source of practical dairy information targeted for Missouri's dairy producers.

Show-Me-Select Heifer Replacement Program

Ag business

Crop, pasture and cow leases (Explanations in PDFs, forms in PDFs and worksheets)

Missouri hay market listings

Most current weekly hay summary

Current by-product feed prices

MU Extension farm management information and links (AgEbb)

Lawns, gardens and ponds

MU Extension publication G6201, Vegetable Planting Calendar 

MU Extension publication G6705, Cool-Season Grasses: Lawn Maintenance Calendar

Pond weed and algae control tips

Pond Improvements (Missouri Dept. of Conservation)