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Missouri Farm Land Values Opinion Survey


Farm Tax Workshop Multiple Locations

This is an opportunity to learn about tax issues and changes affecting farmers/ranchers and families. The program will be the same each evening, so choose the location most convenient. Click here for dates/times/locations



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TWO Breeding schools offered in Mt. Vernon

Are you looking to rapidly improve the genetic progress of your herd? Cattle producers interested in learning how to artificial inseminate have two hands on opportunities coming up in Southwest Missouri.

A team of livestock and dairy specialists with the University of Missouri – Extension will teach a three day "Artificial Insemination for Cattle" course on Nov. 5-7 or Nov 19-21 at the University of Missouri Southwest Research Center at 14548 State Rd H, Mt Vernon, MO 65712.

Both classroom and hands-on practice of cattle insemination will create a friendly learning environment for all participants from any skill level. The three days will cover topics such as: anatomy and physiology, heat detection, estrus sync programs, repro tract dissection and nutrition’s role in reproduction.

Participants will have plenty of sleeve time, refining their skill with cattle. All insemination equipment and material provided during practice.

The cost of the class will be $350, lunch and refreshments included. Class size is limited to 12 students, with first paid first served enrollment. If you have any questions, please call 417-847-3161.

CLICK HERE to attend NOV 19-21, 2019



2019 Barry County Farm Family- The Kaisers

Back Row: Left to Right Dignitaries

Marshall Stewart, Vice Chancellor for MU Extension & Engagement, & Chief Engagement Officer, UM System

Blake Hurst, President, Missouri Farm Bureau

Nikki Cunningham, Missouri State Fair Commissioner

Christopher Daubert, VC and Dean, MU College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources

Christine Chinn, Director, Missouri Department of Agriculture

Ted E. Sheppard, Missouri State Fair Commissioner

(Seated) Lowell Mohler, Missouri State Fair Commissioner


Farm Family in Front: The Kaiser Family -  Duane & Colleen



Barry County 2019 Century Farm Family Celebration- What a great accomplishment!

Moloski Farm Family

Foster Farm Family

Renkoski Farm Family

Renkoski Farm Family



Pearls of Production: Women in Agriculture Event- Click Link Below to Learn More!

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