Veterinary Feed Directive for Livestock Antibiotics

Effective January 1, 2017, livestock producers who wish to use feed grade antibiotics will be required to have a Veterinary Feed Directive from their Veterinarian. This is a program presented by Dr. Craig Payne, MU Extension Veterinarian and will cover the new regulations and help you prepare for the changes ahead.  The program is Tuesday, May 10th, 6:30pm at the Bank of Salem Courtesy Room located at 100 West 4th Street, Salem.  For more information contact Ted Cunningham, MU Extension Livestock Specialist at the Dent County Extension Center at (573) 729-3196 or stop by the office located on the 2nd floor of the Dent County Judicial Building at 112 E. 5th Street in Salem.

Dent County Jackpot Show - June 4

Dent County Jackpot Show, 9:00 am, Saturday June 4, 2016 at The Commons, Salem, MO.  Montana Silversmith Buckles will be awarded for Grand and Reserve Champions and Senior Showmanship.  Click on the 4-H tab to the left to view the Jackpot Show flyer, rules, and entry form.

MU Extension's Impact in Dent County

Learn about the ways MU Extension serves our county and neighboring communities.
MU Extension: The University of Missouri in Dent County (PDF)

Freeze branding irons now available for rent

Cost is $15 per day or $25 per weekend.  For further information contact MU Extension in Dent County at (573) 729-3196.

A.I. breeding barn available for rent

The A.I. breeding barn, located at the Dent County MU Extension Center, is available to producers at a rate of $50 per day. For more information, contact Ted Cunningham, MU Extension livestock specialist, 573-729-3196 or

Breeding barn flyer (PDF)

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