Tuesday, November 18, 2014KIRKSVILLE, Mo.– At the 2014 Missouri Livestock Symposium, Dec. 5-6 at William Matthew Middle School in Kirksville, experts from across the nation will speak on topics ranging from beef cattle to forage, sheep and goats to estate planning, and horses to stock dogs.
Wednesday, October 15, 2014COLUMBIA, Mo.– The marketing outlook for cattle is basically a continuation of the last couple years, with more record prices.
Thursday, September 18, 2014COLUMBIA, Mo.– Ethanol plants are getting more efficient at extracting fuel from corn, and that can affect the quality of distillers grains, a byproduct of ethanol production often used as an economical feed alternative for hogs and poultry.
Tuesday, September 2, 2014COLUMBIA, Mo.– Crop prices have fallen sharply while livestock prices have reached record levels in 2014. Next year could see some moderation in livestock prices and continued low crop prices.
Monday, July 21, 2014COLUMBIA, Mo.– The situation for cattle producers is outstanding. That was the message University of Missouri Extension agricultural economist Ron Plain delivered during the 2014 Summer AgMarketing Outlook Conference.
Wednesday, June 11, 2014COLUMBIA, Mo.– Hog prices in 2014 have been higher than any previous time.
Friday, May 16, 2014COLUMBIA, Mo.– The 2014 North American Manure Expo will be held in Springfield, Missouri, on July 8-9. The expo rotates among states each year and this is the first year Missouri is hosting the event.
Monday, March 3, 2014COLUMBIA, Mo.–Missouri lags the nation in outbreaks of a baby pig disease that caused an estimated 4 to 5 million deaths in the U.S. swine herd.
Wednesday, January 29, 2014COLUMBIA, Mo.– Pork brings us the wonderful aromas of bacon frying, pork chops grilling and ham baking. However, the odor from a hog house is less pleasant.
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Thursday, January 23, 2014COLUMBIA, Mo.– The University of Missouri meat judging team placed seventh in the National Western Intercollegiate Meat Judging Contest at the 2014 National Western Stock Show in Denver.
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