Learn more about how to manage these sustainable and essential commodities.Find publications (clickable)
Discover simple forest and wildlife management practices through this introductory series.Learn more (clickable)
Pests, such as the emerald ash borer, can damage woodlands, plants and crops. Learn what to watch out for and how to manage these nuisances.Visit tree pests (clickable)
Use Tab key to loop through the section bellow. Press Enter or Space to enter content for each tab button. Press Esc key to exit and to go to the next section at any time.
News & articles
- Published: Thursday, Dec. 21, 2017
ST. JOSEPH, Mo. – The 2018 Northwest Missouri Certified Crop Advisers Conference, Jan. 16-17 in St. Joseph, offers updates on dicamba use and a look at the latest agricultural technology. University of Missouri Extension weed scientist Kevin ...
- Published: Monday, Dec. 18, 2017
COLUMBIA, Mo. – Recent issues with dicamba spray drift have highlighted the need for producers to understand third-party liability associated with all herbicide applications, said University of Missouri Extension economist Ray Massey. Massey ...
- Published: Monday, Oct. 16, 2017
COLUMBIA, Mo. – Dicamba application has presented challenges for Missouri agriculture, and the University of Missouri recognizes the importance of preparing our communities for managing this and similar technologies in the future. Beginning in ...
Publications Date: Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015
This manual is part of Missouri's Pesticide Applicator Training Program. It prepares pesticide applicators for a Category 6, Right-of-Way Pest Control, certification test given by the Missouri Department of Agriculture.Missouri's Pesticide ...
Publications Date: Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014
Pet owners washing their dogs with flea and tick shampoo; custodians scrubbing bathroom fixtures with disinfectant; lawn enthusiasts applying granular crabgrass preventative. What do all of these people have in common? They all are using ...
Publications Date: Monday, Oct. 1, 2007
This manual is part of Missouri's Pesticide Applicator Training Program. Revised in 2007 for 2008 training, this publication covers identification and control of termites and wood-destroying species of beetles, ants and bees. It prepares ...
Publications Date: Friday, Oct. 1, 1993
The Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA) provides a method to account for hazardous substances stored in many businesses before or during their use. A problem can occur if one or more of these substances are spilled or otherwise ...
Publications Date: Saturday, Nov. 1, 1997
The great variety of pesticides used in America's agricultural production system presents varying degrees of hazard. These products were made to alter life cycles of living pest organisms, and many of these products are dangerous to people if not ...
Publications Date: Tuesday, Nov. 1, 1994
Proper use of fertilizers and pesticides, whether of synthetic or natural origin, contributes to healthy plant growth. Applying too much may cause foliar burns or other toxic reactions in the plant. Using too little may result in damaged plants from ...