The North Central Missouri Fair queen and runners up are to be crowned Tuesday night at the fairgrounds in Trenton, but, the actual fair queen competition was held Sunday, July 28 at the Hoover Theater in Trenton.
Two insects are creating problems on alfalfa fields ready to cut for hay. Stealth scouting may be needed to see them, says a University of Missouri Extension entomologist. â€śThese insects can be shy,â€ť says Wayne Bailey. â€śThe main message is go out and scout your fields.â€ť
Livestock researchers at the University of Missouriâ€™s College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources (CAFNR) have developed a smartphone app called ThermalAid, which enables cattle producers to more conveniently and reliably monitor livestock conditions in relation to local temperature and humidity.
North Central Missouri College, in cooperation with Ascend Business Strategies, holds a training course on using the media to disseminate messages to the public in disaster and non-disaster situations.
On Aug. 27 the public is invited to Graves-Chapple Research Centerâ€™s field day. The annual free event is a chance to find about what is going on at the local research center and to learn more about better management practices and ways to improve the productivity of your farm or land.