The following publications might be of particular interest to people in Howard County. For a complete list of MU Extension publications, visit the main Publications page.

Missouri Fencing and Boundary Laws


Find what farmers and landowners need to know about fencing duties, rights and boundaries provided in Missouri's fencing law and a local option counties can adopt.

Custom Rates for Farm Services in Missouri


Get custom service rates for fieldwork, planting, fertilizer, crop harvesting, hauling and heavy equipment activities from a survey of farmers, agribusinesses and contractors.

Reducing Losses When Feeding Hay to Beef Cattle


Feeding hay to cattle is expensive, mostly due to waste. Learn good management practices to minimize the losses that occur due to poor storage methods, improper feeding methods, or both.

Cash Rental Rates in Missouri


Learn about trends in cash rental rates for Missouri cropland, pastureland, grain bins, farm buildings and fee hunting based on survey responses from 112 MIssourians.

Horn Fly Trap Blueprint


Editor's note
The following abstract describes a downloadable PDF. Please see the link to the PDF file. The PDF is 50 percent the size of the original blueprint.

This plan provides construction details to build a walk through fly trap for cattle. The frame is shown to be constructed using CCA treated lumber but a steel frame can be substituted.

Soil Sampling Hayfields and Row Crops


Collecting a representative soil sample is an important step in developing a nutrient plan for your farm. Make smarter management decisions and more efficient use of fertilizer nutrients by learning how to plan and take soil samples from your fields in th

Small Flock Series: Incubation of Poultry


Jesse J. Lyons
Department of Animal Sciences

Interpreting Missouri Soil Test Reports


John A. Lory
Plant Science Unit and Commercial Agriculture Program

Peter Scharf and Manjula V. Nathan
Plant Science Unit

Protecting Cattle From Horse Flies


Robert D. Hall and Darryl P. Sanders
Department of Entomology

Walk-Through Trap to Control Horn Flies on Cattle


Robert D. Hall
Department of Entomology

Howard County Courthouse


Missouri Courthouses
Contact and other information about this county is available on the National Association of Counties website.

Editor’s note
The PDF version of this publication includes illustrations. Select the “Download this publication” button.