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2013 Four State Farm Show to offer new hours
It’s time to mark your calendar for the 2013 Four State Farm Show. This year’s show will be Friday, Saturday and Sunday, July 19, 20 and 21 on the same 300-acre farm just south of Pittsburg, Kansas.
- Preparing for future drought through conservation
- Poultry litter meets fertilizer needs for Bartlett farmer
- Sunflower Supreme program revealed to southeast Kansas
- Growing interest in branding gives rise to common questions
- 2013 Four State Farm Show to offer new hours
Plant now, add nitrogen later
When the rain faucet shuts off, plant first and apply nitrogen later, advises Peter Scharf, University of Missouri Extension agronomy specialist and professor in plant sciences at the MU College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources.
- MU Field Scouting Report: No freeze damage to wheat, delayed corn planting
- Corn planting dates and cold temps cause concern
- Wildcat Extension Report: Can gypsum fix what ails your soil?
- Kansas wheat growers should be aware of crop diseases
- Plant now, add nitrogen later
Producers should be aware of cattle heat stress
Old Man Winter held on longer than usual this year, but now summertime temperatures are taking hold, providing ample reason for cattle producers to guard against heat stress in their herds.
- Early summer deworming of nursing calves
- Raising backyard chickens requires basic knowledge
- Cow slaughter continues above last year
- Short-term calf removal
- Producers should be aware of cattle heat stress
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4-H members in SW Mo., fight hunger with program
Statewide, 4-H members are seeking donations from Missouri farmers for the Invest an Acre program as part of a 4-H Revolution of Responsibility campaign to find solutions to hunger through community service.
- April showers bring even more May flowers
- Anaplasmosis prevention in beef herds
- Cattle management following drought
- Spring crops field day set for May 22 in SE Kansas
- 4-H members in SW Mo., fight hunger with program
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Comparing Senate and House farm bills
The Senate and House agriculture committees approved separate versions of the farm bill this week, and the full Senate is expected to take up the bill next week.
- Checkoff launches new campaign
- Reports show fewer, larger feedyards
- American Heart Association certifies three more beef cuts
- Congress okays funds for meat inspectors
- Comparing Senate and House farm bills
All the wild horses
Renewed interest in a decades-long controversy regarding horse slaughter emerged at the Bureau of Land Management’s Wild Horse & Burro Advisory Board meeting at the Oklahoma City Sheraton earlier this month.
- Rodeo team practices with real work
- ‘Horse in beef’ renews horse slaughter controversy
- Burrows named NEO horse judging coach
- 99 rodeos take Kansas cowboy to Vegas
- All the wild horses