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- 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: Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018
COLUMBIA, Mo. – University of Missouri Extension agricultural engineering specialist Teng Lim advises poultry and livestock producers to be aware of an approaching deadline that could affect their operations. The Environmental Protection Agency ...
- Published: Monday, Nov. 13, 2017
COLUMBIA, Mo. – University of Missouri Extension specialist Teng Lim advises poultry and livestock producers to be aware of a Nov. 15 deadline that could affect their operations. Producers need to notify public agencies if their poultry and ...
- Published: Friday, Jan. 10, 2014
MARSHFIELD, Mo.– While you wait for the spring thaw, consider testing your home for harmful radon gas, says Bob Schultheis, a University of Missouri Extension natural resource engineering specialist. Radon is a naturally occurring gas produced by ...
Publication date: Nov. 1, 2018
At first glance, the idea of generating methane gas has considerable merit because it appears to offer at least a partial solution to two pressing problems — the environmental crisis and the energy shortage. Unfortunately, present-day large-scale ...
Publication date: Nov. 1, 2018
Raising hogs in confinement has caused concern for air quality inside and outside of buildings.Complaints and lawsuits by neighbors and urban dwellers have turned attention toward odors and methods of controlling them. Other concerns for air quality ...
Publication date: Dec. 1, 1999
The movement of crop protection materials away from their intended target poses several possible problems. Besides the economic damage to nearby susceptible crops, possible problems include less effective weed control, airborne contamination of ...
Publication date: Oct. 1, 1999
Fugitive dust is a relatively new term for an old problem. Simply put, fugitive dust is a type of nonpoint source air pollution - small airborne particles that do not originate from a specific point such as a gravel quarry or grain mill. Fugitive ...
Publication date: Oct. 1, 1993
Indoor air can be polluted in a number of ways. Indoor pollutants include formaldehyde, carbon monoxide, respirable dust, nitrogen dioxide, radon and other gases. This guide focuses on just one of these pollutants — radon.What is the risk ...
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