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Hunters encouraged to practice safety this spring turkey season

| April 12, 2017

Spring turkey hunting season begins April 17, 2017 and runs through May 7,2017. The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) is urging people to practice safety while in the woods or hunting during turkey season.

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Hog Prices Expected to Increase in 2017, Despite Challenges

| April 11, 2017

Hog prices are expected to increase this year, even as pork production is expected to increase by three percent, according to a Purdue University agricultural economist.

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USDA research reveals farming’s contribution to GDP is declining

| April 11, 2017

Farming sees another decline in contribution to the U.S. Gross Domestic Product (GDP). Farming has contributed $136.7 billion in 2015.

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4-H members to travel abroad for service learning

| April 11, 2017

According to a news release, ten youth and four adult volunteers will be traveling to the Bahamas to complete a Service Learning Exchange Trip.

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Youth harvest over 4,000 birds during the 2017 spring youth season

| April 10, 2017

According to the Missouri Department of Conservation, youth from across the state participated in the 2017 spring youth season from April 8, 2017 to April 9, 2017 and checked 4,060 birds.

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Arbor Day celebrated at Missouri Department of Conservation headquarters

| April 10, 2017

A tree was planted by the Missouri Conservation Commission to celebrate Missouri Arbor Day on Friday, April 7, 2017.

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Migratory game bird and waterfowl hunting seasons have been set

| April 10, 2017

The Missouri Conservation Commission and the Missouri Department of Conservation have reached an agreement on the upcoming 2017 migratory-game-bird hunting season and the 2017-2018 waterfowl hunting season.

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The livestock judging team is making its way back to MU

| April 7, 2017

The University of Missouri announced yesterday it will be reinstating the livestock judging team on the MU campus.

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Mobile apps introduced to help production outcomes

| April 6, 2017

Farmers will not be able to improve production even more through the use of mobile apps introduced by Purdue extension.

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