Bull Breeding Soundness Clinics in Miller: October 8th & 15th, Cassville: October 9th, Diamond: October 17th, and Aurora: October 30th

Warm Season Grass Cattle Grazing Workshop on November 8th in Liberal, MO

There will be a Warm Season Grass Cattle Grazing Workshop on November 8th in Liberal, MO. The event is free to the public but pre-registration is required. Contact the Barton County Extension Office at 417-682-3579 to register!

Show-Me Select Replacement Heifer Sale on November 15th at 7pm at the Joplin Regional Stockyards

The Show-Me-Select Heifer sale will be held Friday, November 15th starting at 7pm at the Joplin Regional Stockyards! Browse the Pre-Sale Catalog here!

Press Release: Does your hay have enough nutrition to meet your cattle's needs this winter?

Click here to read the press release from Patrick Davis, a Regional Livestock Field Specialist with University of Missouri Extension, discussing the need for hay testing and how to test your cattle winter hay resources as well as different nutrient analyses that need to be conducted and how to use that information to develop winter feeding strategies to meet your cattle's needs.

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Ever wonder why the University of Missouri Extension was established?


Don't guess . . . test!

Soil Testing

Soil tests are essential for productive gardens and fields.     

2 cups of soil is required for testing
Fee: $20.00 per soil sample


Hay Testing

Do you know the nutrient value of your hay or are you just guessing? Knowing the nutrient value of your hay supply allows producers to make informed decisions on how much supplemental feed is necessary to meet the nutritional needs of your animals.

Fee: begins at $25.00 per sample for basic hay test.



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