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Gallatin FFA Places in Top Ten at CDE Contest

The Gallatin FFA Chapter took seven teams to the Northwest Missouri State University at Maryville fall Career Development Events (CDE) contest on Oct. 2. The teams placed as follows: Dairy Cattle 3rd, Dairy Foods 10th, Farm Management 4th, FFA Knowledge-Novice 10th, Floriculture 15th, Horse Judging 2nd, and Livestock Evaluation 9th. Students placing in the top ten include: Aubrey Burns 1st Dairy Cattle, Dane Brammer 8th Farm Management, and

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Gallatin Alumna Receives MU Ag Scholarship

Breanne Brammer, Gallatin, recently received the Elyzabeth H. Schell Scholarship for the 2014-2015 school year. The award recognizes high-achieving students in the University of Missouri College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources who also are children of farmers or livestock owners in Missouri.

“This scholarship will help me succeed in and out of the classroom by lessening the strain of paying for tuition,” Brammer said. “I am privileged to have

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Livestock Market Under New Ownership, Opening Soon

Opening soon.

Troy Jennings, Brent Nible and Dave Cannon, along with their families, have purchased the Daviess County Livestock Market and will open for business on Saturday, Dec. 13.

The three men have 60 years combined experience in the livestock industry. All three are from the Bethany area.

Dave Cannon was “raised in a livestock barn.” His father Charlie C. Cannon owned Lamoni Livestock Auction. Dave’s wife Lisa will work

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Deer Harvests Up from Last Year

Missouri’s firearms deer season, which ran eleven days, resulted in more than 167,000 deer being checked statewide. That’s up more than 9,900 compared to this time last year. The MDC reports the top harvest counties in the state this year were Howell with 3,418 checked, followed by Franklin with 3,338, and Texas with 3,170. Some nearby county totals were: Linn, 1,991; Sullivan, 1,810; Harrison, 1,728; Putnam, 1,430; Mercer, 1,318; Daviess,

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Deer Totals up for State, Down for County

Building on a strong opening weekend harvest during the firearms deer season held Nov. 15 to 25, Missouri hunters went on to check a total of 167,110, an increase of 9,852 from last year, according to Daviess County Conservation Agent Alan Bradford. The record was set in 2006 with 235,409.

High counties across the state were Howell with 3,418; Franklin with 3,337; and Texas with 3,170.

Northwest Region total deer

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Winter Meetings and Master Gardener Classes

by Tim Baker, Horticulture Specialist

University of Missouri Extension offers a variety of programs each winter for livestock producers, row crop farmers, and horticultural crop growers. These meetings are designed to help farmers become better producers, and deal with problems that undoubtedly will arise each year.

A series of meetings on the new Farm Bill are currently being conducted in Missouri, in cooperation with the USDA Farm Service Agency and

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MO State Parks Closing for Special Hunts

Seven state parks in Missouri—including Crowder outside Trenton, Pershing near Laclede, and Watkins Woolen Mill State Park at Kearney—will close to the public Dec. 13-14, during which time managed deer hunts will take place. While hunting is typically not permitted in our state parks, the Missouri DNR supports these special hunts, intended to help keep the population of deer down so that park resources are not overly damaged by them. 

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Here a Chick, There a Chick…

Everywhere a chick chick

Will organic egg farming in Jamesport give the town something to crow about, or will issues with odor and water use cause it to lay an egg?

To help answer that question, two Amish farmers got together with members of the Jamesport community to discuss their organic egg operations during a meeting at the A.V. Spillman Event Center on Nov. 19.

Ivan Kauffman and Ivan Schrock

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Agriculture Students Participate in State Conference

Fourteen agriculture students from North Central Missouri College in Trenton participated in the Missouri Post Secondary Agriculture Students Organization State Conference held Nov. 16-18 in Poplar Bluff. The conference was hosted by Three Rivers Community College with 140 students and advisors from eight Missouri community colleges attending.

Sara Miles, an NCMC student from Leonard, was elected as the 2014-15 Missouri PAS Parliamentarian.

Area ag students participating in state conference are

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