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- Published: Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018
COLUMBIA, Mo. – University of Missouri Extension researchers are among the recipients of a new five-year, $4.34 million grant from USDA to study water and nutrient recycling, says MU Extension agricultural engineer Teng Lim. The grant, “Water ...
- Published: Friday, June 22, 2018
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. – Fruit and vegetable growers can meet training requirements of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) at workshops in southeastern Missouri in July, August and December. FSMA includes rules to reduce the risk of produce ...
- Published: Monday, June 11, 2018
CHARLESTON, Mo. – A weather station in Mississippi County recently got an upgrade that lets it share real-time weather data.The station, located 5 miles south of Charleston at the county airport, has been operational since 1995, says University of ...
- Published: Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018
PORTAGEVILLE, Mo. – An additional in-person training on synthetic auxin herbicides (dicamba and 2,4-D products) has been set for Feb. 28 in Portageville, says University of Missouri Extension weed scientist Kevin Bradley. The Missouri Department ...
Publication date: Jan. 1, 2013
High tunnels are valuable assets to growers enabling them to produce high yields of quality horticultural crops. However, different strategies and more detailed management are required with this method of production. The objective of this workbook is ...
Publication date: Jan. 9, 2009
Animal waste management facilities in Missouri have traditionally been designed as "no discharge" systems using anaerobic treatment design procedures. Historically, these animal waste management systems have been planned and designed by ...
Publication date: Feb. 1, 2007
The objective of this publication is to identify the differences and similarities between managing municipal wastewater and managing the manure from grow-finish pig systems.There are two defining differences between domestic wastewater treatment and ...
Publication date: May 1, 2003
Hoop structures for raising swine offer an alternative to managing manure in the traditional liquid form. Some producers are willing to provide the increased labor and management required for a hoop structure so that manure can be handled as a solid. ...
Publication date: Dec. 1, 2001
An introduction to longer range planning and goal setting is presented here. Part IAn introduction to planning (U.S. perspective, overview, use of the FINPACK system). Part IISituation evaluation; goal setting Part IIIDeveloping a business plan. Part ...
Publication date: April 1, 2001
Work sheet 3There are more than 400,000 private wells in Missouri, accounting for more than 17 percent of the state's water supply. These wells are used by more than 1.4 million Missourians, more than a quarter of the state's population.In ...
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