Livestock diseases and pests
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- Published: Friday, Sept. 7, 2018
COLUMBIA, Mo. – U.S. pork producers should be aware of an emerging swine disease, says University of Missouri Extension veterinarian Corinne Bromfield. Chinese pork producers reported the 13th outbreak of African swine fever (ASF) Sept. 6. It has ...
- Published: Monday, July 23, 2018
BUFFALO, Mo. – University of Missouri Extension and the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service offer an evening workshop on warm-season grasses and cost-share programs on July 31. The pasture tour begins at 6:30 p.m. at the Ron Locke farm ...
- Published: Wednesday, June 6, 2018
COLUMBIA, Mo. – Missouri livestock producers may be looking south for hay due to concerns over predicted hay shortages. Buyer beware of red imported fire ants hitching a ride on hay from south of Missouri’s border, says University of Missouri ...
- Published: Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018
COLUMBIA, Mo. – Ways to replace toxic tall fescue pastures keep improving as renovations move across the Fescue Belt from Missouri to Georgia. Five grazing schools in five states in March will clarify a complex system, says Craig Roberts, ...
Publication date: June 1, 2005
The Participants' Manual contains narrative explaining each topic and all the essential learning points. Recognizing that many terms will be unfamiliar to some participants, the curriculum includes a section at the back of the manual referred to ...
Publication date: March 1, 2003
Rapid and widespread change in the world is affecting our communities in dramatic and often unpredictable ways. Additionally, we are faced with continued challenges of nurturing and maintaining our communities, their people and structures. If ...
Publication date: Feb. 1, 2002
This manual is part of Missouri's Pesticide Applicator Training Program. It prepares pesticide applicators for a Category 1B, Agricultural Animal Pest Control, certification test given by the Missouri Department of Agriculture.Missouri's ...
Publication date: Oct. 1, 1993
In Missouri, blister beetles are an infrequent pest of alfalfa. When present in sufficient numbers, however, the consequences can be serious. These insects cause only limited plant damage to alfalfa and soybeans.But when ingested by livestock, ...
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