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FSA Announces New Yield Data for Safety Net Calculations

The U.S. Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency (FSA) Administrator Val Dolcini offered farmers new information to update program payment yields that will help them better select protections offered by the Agricultural Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC) programs.

The new programs, established by the 2014 Farm Bill, are cornerstones of the commodity farm safety, offering farmers protection when market forces cause substantial drops in crop prices and

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Renew Applicator’s License, Get Update

by Tim Baker, MU Horticulture Specialist

Every year, extension agricultural specialists in the Northwest Region conduct meetings that we call “Ag Updates.” These are held in almost all of the counties in our region.

The idea behind these meetings is to provide another place for pesticide applicators to obtain or renew their Private Applicator’s License. In addition, the agronomist will update the farmers on new research, insects, diseases, or anything

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Brammer Named CAFNR Outstanding Senior

Breanne Brammer, a 2011 GHS alumni, graduated with honors from the University of Missouri, College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources. She was selected as the Outstanding Senior from her graduating class based on her academics, leadership and internships. The 2014 fall commencement ceremony was held Dec. 20 at the Hearns Center.

Breanne earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Science and Agricultural Journalism with a dual minor in International

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Great Plains Growers Conference January 8-10

by Tim Baker, Regional Horticulturist

Ever since moving to the Northwest Extension Region, I have been working on the organizing committee for the Great Plains Growers Conference. This is a premier conference for horticulture producers, with many new ideas presented from growers, researchers, and Extension specialists. The conference is organized by Extension educators from five states: Missouri, Kansas, Iowa, Nebraska, and South Dakota. We hold the conference every January in

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2015 Firearms Deer, Turkey Season Dates Approved

At its regular meeting today in Jefferson City, the Missouri Conservation Commission set dates for the 2015 firearms turkey and deer hunting seasons.

Firearms turkey season dates are:

Spring youth season – April 11 and 12; Regular spring season – April 20 through May 10; Fall firearms season – Oct. 1 through 31.

Firearms deer season dates are:

Urban portion – Oct. 9 through 12; Early youth portion – Oct.

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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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