Ag Connections newsletter

The Ag Connections newsletter contains information for agricultural producers that is timely and informative.

Annie's Project

Annie's Project I is a six-week farm risk management course for farm women, covering farm leases, legal issues, estate planning, marketing, insurance and finances. Annie's Project II is a four-week course covering crop and livestock marketing. These courses are held November through March. Locations change each year.

Farm Lease Program

This program addresses concerns related to farm leases, including current land rental rates and trends, legal considerations in terminating a farm lease, what to include in a lease, crop and livestock share arrangements, and recreation leases. The three-hour, evening program is held each September.

Farm and Small Business Estate Planning

Farm and Small Business Estate Planning is a three-session program to help attendees to finalize their estate plans. Topics covered are who should be included in planning your estate, how property is titled, choosing a professional, probate in Missouri, estate taxes, estate planning tools, and communicating your wishes to family members. Classes are nomally held in January or February in different locations each year.

Missouri's Complex Fence Law

Missouri has complicated fence and boundary laws that vary by county. This program discusses the differences in the two laws and how they affect you as a landowner. These programs are offered January through March and August through November.

Farm Financial Assistance

Please contact Darla Campbell to help you with any financial needs that you might have in reference to your farm.

Garden N' Grow

Every summer University of Missouri Extension offers Garden n’ Grow, a youth gardening program for children ages 9 to 14. This is a great opportunity for local youth to grow their own vegetables and learn about horticulture. The program also encourages the discovery of science and nature through gardening.