The Jay and Crystal Shepherd family and their children Cade and Camyrn were selected by the Lawrence County Extension Council as the State Fair Farm Family for 2016. The annual event is sponsored by five partner agencies, including the Missouri Farm Bureau, the Missouri Department of Agriculture, the Missouri State Fair and Commissioners, the University of Missouri College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources, and University of Missouri Extension.
Extension Council Officers Elected - 2016
Seated left to right: Danny Bowling, treasurer & Jeanne Jones, secretary
Standing left to right: Karl Wilke, chairman & Jack Gilliam, vice-chairman
Soil Testing Time
Now is a good time to test your soil and find out what it needs for growing season. Cost is $15.00 per sample.
Newsletters and info
Production and management tips for beef producers:
March 2017 (PDF)
February 2017 (PDF)
January 2017 (PDF) Monett Beef Cattlemen's Conference
Missouri Steer Feedout 2017
Feedout Brochure - 2017 (PDF)
Feedout Entry Form (PDF)
4-H Newsletter - Clover Connection
Monthly newsletter for 4-H Families in Lawrence, Dade and Greene Counties:
February 2017 (PDF) 4-H Day With The Cardinals?
January 2017 (PDF) MBB Registration 2017
4-H Dairy Cow Camp - 2017
Other popular MU Extension publications
MU Extension publication G6201, Vegetable Planting Calendar