solar eclipse photoSave the Date: Eclipse Viewing at the Fairgrounds

The Howard County Extension Council will host an eclipse viewing event at the Fairgrounds on Monday, August 21, from 11:00 to 2:30.  Food -- hamburgers and hot dogs -- will be available for purchase from the Cattlemen's Association.  More details coming soon.  Also, eclipse glasses are available at the Extension office or the Glasgow Missourian for $1.00 each.   The partiality of the eclipse begins locally at 11:44 am, the totality at 1:11 pm.  For more information (tons of it) about the eclipse visit:

Ag Connection Newsletters

This monthly publication that offers up-to-date research, techniques and news for Central Missouri region's ag producers.  If you do not receive it now and would like to, contact the Howard County Extension office at: or call (606) 248-2272.

Fencing law Information

MU Extension publication G811, Missouri's Fencing and Boundary Laws: Frequently Asked Questions

MU Extension publication G810, Missouri Fencing and Boundary Laws

Missouri Show-Me-Select Replacement Heifer Program

The Show Me Select Replacement Heifer Program is focused entirely on Missouri's farmers and is dependent upon active participation from regional extension livestock specialists and local veterinarians, each of which are critical components of the agricultural sector of this state. This program is unique in that it is first and foremost, an educational program targeted at improving production efficiency through increased use of existing technology, coupled with the marketing component. To find more information about this program visit the Missouri Show-Me-Select Replacement Heifer Program website.