"Like" us on Facebook

See This Week’s AdZone

Upcoming Events

GHS sports, civic groups, events, reminders and more.
View Full Page Calendar

Click a News Category:

Visit Gallatin R-5 Schools

Community Links

Check out various websites
for the Gallatin community.
Click Here

Get a map of Gallatin

Printer friendly descriptions:
City Map / City Profile

We’ll get you online!

Work with people you know.
Put us to work for you today:
Online With GPC

MDC to hold vehicle and equipment auction

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) will hold a public auction of various used Department vehicles and equipment on Saturday, June 4, starting at 10 a.m. at its Salem Maintenance Center located at the junction of Highway 72 and Highway 32 in Salem. The auction will include boats, outboard motors, tractors, dozers, farm equipment and vehicles.

Those interested can view auction items on Friday, June 3, at the Salem Maintenance

Please subscribe or log in to access full content.

Addison Burns chosen for FFA ag leadership academy

In 2016, the top 100 FFA Greenhands, including Addison Burns of Gallatin, were selected to participate in HYMAX through a competitive written application process.

HYMAX is a youth leadership conference designed for promising ninth grade students to reach their full potential.

Academy members will experience this innovative agricultural leadership academy at the Missouri FFA Camp Rising Sun at the Lake of the Ozarks June 17-19.

During the week long conference,

Please subscribe or log in to access full content.

Gallatin FBLA Success at State . . . 24 Will Advance to National Competition in Atlanta!

From April 24-26, nearly 4,500 students grades 5-12, college students, and advisers, descended upon Springfield, MO for the Missouri Future Business Leaders of America – Phi Beta Lambda State Leadership Conference.

Gallatin High School had 55 members in attendance, under the direction and support of adviser Mrs. Barb Holcomb.

Students main focus was competitive events, in which nearly 3,400 of the attendees participated in.  Events range from Accounting I to

Please subscribe or log in to access full content.

Winston Dairy Team places high, Hullinger in state chorus

school winston ffa dairy

Pictured left to right are Jacob Hullinger, Shelby Mason, Ross Nelson, Brooke Heldenbrand, and Connor Christensen. [Submitted Photo]

Five students from the Winston FFA Chapter traveled to Columbia for the 88th Missouri State FFA Convention. The Winston Dairy Foods Team consisting of Connor Christensen, Brooke Heldenbrand, Shelby Mason, and Ross Nelson placed 19th, earning a Group 2 Team rating. Connor Christensen placed 10th overall and earned a Group 1 Individual

Please subscribe or log in to access full content.

MU Extension guide lists first, last frost dates by region

Spring and fall can be anxious times for gardeners. At the beginning of the growing season, you want to start the garden as early as possible, and at the end you hope for a few extra harvest days.

An online resource from University of Missouri Extension makes it easier to predict first and last frost dates for your specific region. The Missouri Frost/Freeze Probabilities Guide is available at http://ipm.missouri.edu/frostfreezeguide.

“These

Please subscribe or log in to access full content.

MFA given approval to proceed with grain center

Legal steps paving the way for the development of 240 acres in Caldwell County by MFA to build a major grain distribution center were recently approved.

According to courthouse minutes dated Feb. 16, published by the Caldwell County News on April 20, county commissioners voted to accept the recommendation of a Planning and Zoning Board to change the land from agricultural to industrial use. In a separate meeting, the Board

Please subscribe or log in to access full content.

Winston Dairy places well at state contest

Congratulations to the Winston FFA Dairy Foods team for placing 19th at the State FFA Dairy Foods contest and earned a Group 2 rating. Connor Christenson placed 10th overall and earned a Group 1 rating.

Winston Academic ends 12-2, Morgan Farrell on All-District Team

Winston’s Academic Team competed in the MSHSAA District Academic (Scholar) Bowl on Saturday, April 16.

In the preliminary rounds, the Redbirds posted victories over Pattonsburg (320-80)

Please subscribe or log in to access full content.

Farmers kick up some dust…weather ideal for planting

 

Missouri farmers learned from last year’s planting season.

crop condition

Weather last week provided ideal planting conditions for corn and rice, according to the USDA Crop Progress and Condition Report for Missouri. Temperatures averaged 56.2 degrees, 1.3 degrees above normal. Precipitation averaged 0.65 inches statewide, 0.34 inches below normal. In the Northwest Region, there were 6.7 days suitable for fieldwork for the week ending April 17. Corn planting was 49% complete.

Please subscribe or log in to access full content.

Northwest Missouri Grazing School 2016

Management intensive grazing (also known as rotational grazing management) is a system where grazing is managed for both the benefit of the livestock and forage. Livestock graze in each pasture long enough to harvest the forage, but are removed before too much leaf area is consumed. A basic system may have four or five pastures while a more management intensive system will have eight to 10 pastures.

The single most

Please subscribe or log in to access full content.