Take your farm into the 21st century with tools from University of Missouri Extension to enhance profitability, strengthen communities and protect the environment.

An important tool for you
Ag Lease 101
helps both land owners and land operators learn about alternative lease arrangements and includes sample written lease agreements for several alternatives. Ag Lease 101 was created by and is maintained by the North Central Farm Management Extension Committee.


Beef Producers - an Important Article for you!

Control of Anaplasmosis in MissouriSave


Upcoming events


Friday, October 20 – SEMO Bull Sale, Farmington Livestock Auction.  Books will be available soon but can be found at


November 3 - Pearls of Production: Women in Agriculture, Fulton, MO. 

November 6 - Farm Lease, The Ins and Outs - 6 - 8 p.m., Cross Roads Fellowship Church, Potosi.  $10. Register at 573-438-2671

November 13 - Cattlemen's Calendar Workshop, presented by Rachel Hopkins, Extension Ag Business specialist and Kendra Graham, Livestock Specialist, 6:30 p.m., Robert E. Sechrest Field House, Private Dining Room, MAC.


December 2 – Fruitland Show-Me-Select Heifer Sale, 11 a.m. Fruitland Livestock Auction

December 8 – Farmington Show-Me-Select Heifer Sale, 7 p.m. Farmington Livestock Auction – expecting about 150 head.


January 19-20 - Cattle A.I. School, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Farmington Auction Barn.  $100 deposit due by January 2, 2018.


Show-Me-Select Heifer Program

2016 Fall Show-Me-Select Heifer Sale Farmington Summary (PDF)

Show-Me-Select Heifer Replacement Program link:


SEMO Bull Sale

SEMO Bull Sale and Show-Me-Select Heifer sale link:



Livestock Ledger Newsletter

Fall 2017

Winter 2017 (PDF)

Fall 2016 (PDF)

Winter 2016 (PDF)


Century Farms

Has your farm been in your family for more than 100 years? Honor your family's legacy at

Missouri Century Farms"MISSOURI'S CENTURY FARMS" BOOK AVAILABLE  In commemoration of the 35th Anniversary of the Missouri Century Farm program, the University of Missouri and Missouri Farm Bureau Federation have sponsored a new book, Missouri’s Historic Farms, celebrating our award-winning century farms.  To get your copy visit the Acclaim Press web site or call (877) 427-2665.  Cost is $49.95

Local Contact

Kendra Graham
Livestock Specialist/CPD
Phone:  573-756-4539  email:

Katie Kammler
Agronomy/Plant Sciences Specialist
Phone: 573-883-3548   email: