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High seed yields depend on two management practice

GREENFIELD-High seed yields depend on two management practices: clipping soon after the seed stalks are mature or a seed crop removed and applying nitrogen during the very late fall or…

Manage stress, don’t let it manage you

SPRINGFIELD-Stress comes in all shapes and sizes but no matter how it is packaged, stress can test our limits psychologically, emotionally and physically.   “It is hard to believe but…

Metzger’s Mutterings

By MELODY METZGER   Lamar Democrat   Last week was a busy one at the Democrat, beginning Tuesday with Rotary recognizing Dr. Thomas Carroll for 60 years of perfect attendance.…

Asking those hard questions

By JACK SLADE Cornerstone Southern Baptist Church   When life got him down, Asaph, one of King David’s main men, cried out to God and asked Him some hard questions.…

Coonfoot & Vicinity

By LOUISE OTT Peeking out the door this early Monday morning I see it is still raining. It woke me up at 2:40 a.m., coming down on my air conditioner…

Sheldon

By DARLENE SHERIDAN   I accompanied Jim and Delores Honey to Lee’s Summit Friday evening. When we stopped to visit Delila and Bill Brown and see how Delila was doing…

Maxine’s Musings

By MAXINE MORIN   I hope you had a happy Easter. I hear the Eagles Easter egg hunt was well attended and they finished about the time it started to…

For-get-me-nots

By GAIL LEAMING Guess what? I read last week’s article to Ron and he went out and sawed the limbs in the yard. We still have to saw trees by…

Scouting report

Wheat in the jointing stage becomes sensitive to freeze damage at 26-27 degrees Fahrenheit. Wheat prior to jointing is not likely to be affected by frost or freeze according to…

Metzger’s Mutterings

By MELODY METZGER   Lamar Democrat   It has been a melancholy week around the Democrat. Emily Clements, grandmother of our star salesperson Melissa Little, passed on April 15 (Tax…