Show-Me Select Heifer Program

So you've been wondering about the Show-Me Select Heifer Program and weren't sure about it.  come join other beginning farmers on Friday April 19, 2019 in Farmington to hear from a producer and then attend the auction to see the sales in action.  For an information flyer, please click HERE.

ABCs of USDA Programs for Beginning Farmers and Ranchers

Come learn what USDA farm cost share and farm loan programs are available to you through the Farm Service Agency, Natural Resources Conservation, Rural Development as well as the AgrAbility Program with MU Extension on May 14 (part 1) and May 16 (part 2).  This program is free but RSVP is required since a light dinner will be offered each evening.  For an informational flyer please click HERE.

Show-Me Quality Assurance Meeting Dates in Franklin County

SMQA Letter of Explanation of Food Animal Farm Exhibitors (pdf)
2019 Franklin County Livestock Events (pdf) 

Time to test your soil!

If you have never tested your soil for your lawn or garden, now is the perfect time.  Soil tests in our office are $20 for one test or $15 each if you submit two or more.  Read this article for more information on the importance of testing! For information on understanding your lawn and garden soil tests reports and calculating fertilizer requirements based on soil test requirements, please visit HERE.

Spring is Finally Here .....Gardening and Lawn Care Tips!

The gardening calendar will guide you through weekly tasks so you don't feel so overwhelmed.  The April Gardening Calendar  and May Gardening Calendar will keep you on top of everything you need. Be sure and scroll down to the calendar page for weed identification and many other resources.  If you have any question just give us a call.

Franklin County 4-H News

May 2019 (PDF)