4-H accepts new members year round. 4-H prepares young people to be the leaders of today and tomorrow. Members attend camps, display their work at fairs, travel the world, host youth from other countries, attend conferences and much more. Clubs and activities are open to kids ages 5-18 and Clover Kids for children ages 5-7. Learn more about 4-H.
Fencing and boundary laws
MU Extension publication G810, Missouri Fencing and Boundary Laws, provides general information for landowners.
Private Pesticide Applicators Training
Individuals needing to obtain or renew their Private Pesticide Applicator certification for the purchase of restricted use pesticides may come into the Daviess-Caldwell University of Missouri Extension office and watch a 2 to 3 hour training video. The training is free, except for $12 for the Private Pesticide Applicator Reference Manual, if you already have the manual, then you will need to bring it to the training. Family members can share one manual.
Private Pesticide Applicator certification is valid for 5 years, at which time the individual may renew their certification by attending another Private Pesticide Applicator Training session. If you already have an Private Pesticide Applicator Reference Manual, you must bring the manual with you to the training.
Private Pesticide Applicator training will not be available on March 16 & 17. 2017 at the Daviess-Caldwell Extension Center.
Missouri Century Farms
Applications for the 2017 Missouri Century Farms will be available in February 1, 2017. Application are available from approximately February 1 through May 15, 2017 from the MU Extension Office in your county or from University of Missouri-Century Farms, Extension Publications, 2800 Maguire Blvd, Room E1, Columbia, MO 65211. For applications received by May 1, a $55.00
55 fee covers the cost of a certificate, farm sign and booklet for approved applicants. If the application is received between May 1 and May 15, the cost is $65. Applications must be postmarked by May 16, 2016, to be considered.
Guidelines for 2017 program are: The same family must have owned the farm for 100 consecutive years or more as of Dec. 31, 2017. The line of ownership from the original settler or buyer may be through children, grandchildren, siblings and nephews or nieces, including through marriage or adoption. The present farm shall consist of no less than 40 acres of the original land and shall make a financial contribution to the overall farm income. For more information go to Missouri Century Farms. Century Farm Application.
North Missouri Produce Auction LLC
North Missouri Produce Auction LLC is an partnership owned by a number of local shareholders who constructed a facility near Jamesport, State Highway F, for the purpose of selling produce, providing a market for interested growers along with a souce for fresh produce. Perishable crops will be picked just hours before the sale. Click on the above Link to see the Projected Auction Schedule for 2014. Auction manager-Atlee Stutzman-Voice Mail-660-684-6092 or Auction Market-660-684-6844. For Sale Reports, click on link.Then click on Display Sale Information by date and then the date of the sale that you wish to look at.
Northwest Regional Newsletter "News You Can Use"
A monthly newsletter "News You Can Use"
MU Extension publication G302, 2012 Custom Rates for Farm Service in Missouri
MU Extension publication G427, 2015 Cash Rental Rates in Missouri
Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD) What You Need to Know
Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD) what you Need to know, new FDA regulations that became effective January 1st will be discussed on Monday April 10, 2017, 7 pm at United Methodist Church, Hamilton, MO. For Additional Information contact the Caldwell County Extension Center, 660-663-3232 or email@example.com.
2017 Northwest Missouri Management Intensive Grazing School
Management intensive grazing (also known as rotational grazing management) is a system where grazing is managed for both the benefit of the livestock and forage. Livestock graze in each pasture long enough to harvest the forage,but are removed before too much leaf area is consumed. A basic system may have 4 or 5 pastures while a more management intensive system will have 8 to 10 pastures. Held June 27-29, 2017, at Cameron Community Building, 209 Ashland Drive, Cameron, MO 64429, Cost $110.00 per person (second person with paid full registration will be an additional $60.00). Make checks out to Buchanan County SWCD, 3915 Oakland Ave., Suite 102, St. Jospeh, MO 64506. Registration form. Registration questions can be directed to Cara Hanaway at the Buchanan County SWCD 816-364-3662 ext. 3. Flyer
Caldwell and Daviess extension offices
The Caldwell and Daviess County commissions have combined funding for extension to better serve the residents. The extension office is located in the Daviess County Courthouse, 102 N. Main, Gallatin. Reach the extension office at 660-663-3232.