Upcoming Events:

Registration is now open for the  2019 Douglas County Grazing School 

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Hay For Sale!

1000 square bales available. Older hay, stored in barn. $3 per bale. Contact Rick Towe 417-350-4741 or Vicki Blankenship 417-818-0293


Century Farms Needed

The search is on for Century Farms in Douglas County. Has your farm remained in the same family for over 100 years? Then your farm is eligible. Read more Apply | 


Red Books Are Available 



Livestock Fact Sheets

The Drought- Expensive Low-Quality Forage (PDF) 8/2/18
Drought Decisions (PDF) 7/20/18
Tough Times in the Livestock Industry (PDF) 7/11/18
Genetically Modified Organism and Genetic Engineering (PDF) 5/25/18
Heat Stress in Our Livestock (PDF) 5/22/18
Complementarity in Animal Grazing (PDF) 5/9/18
Review of Principles of Crossbreeding (PDF) 4/11/18
Planning and patience lead to better forage and cattle (PDF) 4/3/18
Mineral Supplementation for Livestock part I (PDF) 3/8/18
Mineral Supplementation for Livestock part II (PDF) 3/8/18
Mineral Supplementation for Livestock part III (PDF) 3/8/18
Mineral Supplementation for Livestock part IV (PDF) 3/8/18
How to Calculate Break Even for Fed Cattle (XLS)
Getting the most out of your forage acres (PDF)
Quality Hay Production with High Fertilizer Prices (PDF)
Value of feeding Minerals to Beef Cattle (PDF)

Agriculture Programs (archive)