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End Rows for March 4, 2014 (03/03/14)
Women in Agriculture Conference sold out The Eleventh Annual Women in Agriculture Conference has sold out. For those who still want to go but haven't registered, call 660-886-7447, ext 3. Your name will be put on a waiting list in case there is a cancellation...
FCS Financial sponsors ag seminar (02/26/14)
As part of an informational series across the state, representatives from FCS Financial presented a seminar in Marshall on Wednesday, Feb. 26. Scott Gardner, FCS Financial vice president of marketing and sales, said they have been presenting these seminars for several years...
Ag lending advice presented at meeting (02/26/14)
Stephanie Tyler, assistant vice-president of FCS Financial presented information on the basics of ag lending at the Santa Fe Agri-Leaders informational meeting Monday, Feb. 24, in Alma. Tyler stressed the importance of building a relationship with an ag lender...
USDA and MU Extension bring country wide forum on cover crops and soil health (02/24/14)
The USDAs Natural Resources and Conservation Service joined University of Missouri Extension to sponsor and present forum on cover crops and soil health across the country on Tuesday, Feb. 18. There were nine locations throughout Missouri. Facilitators at each location presented a streaming teleconference in Omaha, Neb. and was also sponsored by the Howard G. Buffett Foundation...
Tyne Morgan to speak at Santa Fe Agri-Leaders annual meeting (02/24/14)
Santa Fe Agri-Leaders President David Lueck has announced that the annual meeting of the Santa Fe Agri-Leaders has been rescheduled for Monday, March 3. The previously scheduled meeting had been cancelled due to inclement weather. The meeting will be held in the Santa Fe High School Commons with registration starting at 6 p.m. and dinner at 6:30 p.m...
MFA staff veterinarian speaks at Santa Fe Agri-Leaders meeting (02/24/14)
The Santa Fe Agri-Leaders continued their educational meeting with Tony Martin, staff veterinarian from MFA, Inc. on Monday, Feb. 17. Martin spoke about health concerns for cattle, current vaccines and other issues concerning the treatment and care of cattle...
Tips for calving time (02/24/14)
WARSAW, Mo. -- Calving time is upon many beef producers in the area. Below are a few tips for producers to consider this time of year. Time of cow feeding has been shown to influence the time of day when calves are born. Cows fed at dusk or later tend to calve during the daylight hours. ...
How FFA has ignited Sweet Springs students (02/20/14)
Austin Boland The FFA and Agriculture classes are of great benefit to me, as well as the surrounding community. I have developed many priceless skill attributes, as well as personal knowledge that will greatly assist me in my immediate future. One of the many exciting activities that I have participated in during the FFA was the Area 6 Officer Training. ...
Slater FFA members talk about their favorite part of FFA (02/20/14)
Jordan Allen One of the many things that I have enjoyed about being in FFA this year is that, not only have I had a lot of fun and made a lot of new friends, but I've opened up and tried new things; like deciding to run for an office. I still remember when we held the elections for office, because I was about as scared as it gets. ...
Malta Bend FFA trapshooting team (02/20/14)
The Malta Bend FFA Trapshooting Team consisted of junior, Tyler Jenkins, and sophomore, Abby Gass. During the October shoot, Abby won the female division and Tyler received 10th for the day. In the November shoot, Abby won 2nd place in the female division. In December, Tyler received 7th place overall at that shoot. Out of 125 participants, Tyler took 10th place overall, and Abby was 34th and finished second place high female overall...
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Saline County Century Farm: Borgman-Gessling, a long family heritage brought to Saline County (01/03/14)
Gladys Gessling is an ancestor of the Borgmans who originated from Scandanavian countries and Germany. The line starts with Christian Borgman who settled in Henry County near Clinton with his wife, Sophia. By the late 1890s, Christian's fifth child -- Albert Borgman -- travelled from Henry County to Saline County on horseback, as a youth. He went to work for Chris Blumhorst, a cousin who lived near Slater, and began a longstanding family heritage right here in Saline County...
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