Youth Fishing Tournament to be held on September 2, 2017

Schuyler County MU Extension invites youth, 15 and under, to participate in a Youth Fishing Tournament at Spencer Lake in Lancaster (located on route D), on Saturday, September 2nd from 9:00 to 10:30 am.  Kids can fish from the bank only, no boats allowed.  Fishing poles and bait will be provided.  Registration for this event is requested by calling the MU Extension office at (660) 457-3469 by August 31st.  The age groups will be 5 & under, 6-8, 9-12, and 13-15.  Prizes will be awarded for most fish caught in each age category and biggest fish overall.  This free event is sponsored by the Schuyler County Extension Council and community partners

Management Intensive Grazing School

The Management Intensive Grazing Schools are designed to teach producers, educators, and agency staff te basics of management intensive grazing with a hands-on approach.  This two-day intensive workshop provides opportunities for in-depth discussions, field exercises, and reference materials that cover both livestock and agronomic topics related to grazing.  All are welcome.  Take time to attend.  You'll be glad you did.  A two day seminar will be help on September 14 and 15, 2017 at the Forage System Research Center, Linneus, MO.  For more information and to register, please see the flyer. 

Management Intensive Grazing School Flyer (pdf)

Heat Safety during Excessive Heat

The National Weather Service has a great deal of good information on dealing with the heat and the precautions that need to be taken.  Check out their website,  http://weather.gov/heat

Heat Stress Signs in Animals

http://extension.oregonstate.edu/lane/sites/default/files/documents/heat-stressfairs.pdf