Show-Me-Select program boosts testing rules
Farm and Field

Show-Me-Select program boosts testing rules

New sire selection rules for Show-Me-Select replacement heifers improve reliable calving-ease genetics.

Field day looks at reducing hay loss
Agriculture

Field day looks at reducing hay loss

With hay prices high and supplies low, beef producers are doing what they can to stretch out what they have to avoid added expense.

Fungus files: What to do about toadstools in your lawn
Good Growing

Fungus files: What to do about toadstools in your lawn

In the past two weeks, West-Central Illinois has seen a much-needed return of rain after a summer of low precipitation.

Corn silage, not balage, better option for beef producers
Farm and Field

Corn silage, not balage, better option for beef producers

Corn silage, not balage, better option for beef producers

Agriculture

Orr beef field day set for Sept. 5

The annual Orr Beef Research Center Field Day will be 5 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 5, at the John Wood Ag Center near Baylis.

Agriculture

Registration deadline Friday for state vegetable tour

The registration deadline is Friday for the Missouri Vegetable Growers Association state vegetable tour. The tour, slated for Tuesday, Aug. 28, features stops in southwest Adair County.