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- Published: Wednesday, June 13, 2018
WELLSVILLE, Mo. – Matthew Spiers wants to convert cropland to pastureland for grazing.Through a joint effort by University of Missouri Extension and USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), Spiers plans to build a rotational grazing ...
- Published: Wednesday, April 18, 2018
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The first series of University of Missouri Extension Master Pollinator Steward classes begins mid-May in Jefferson City. Pollinators play a crucial role in the production of fruits, vegetables, honey and field crops, said MU ...
- 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 ...
Publication date: Aug. 1, 2018
At the heart of the pollination issue lies our bounty of foods such as peaches, strawberries, squash and apples. These and other foods requiring pollination have been staples in the human diet for centuries, and their pollinators have been highly ...
Publication date: Oct. 1, 2017
Insects are the most abundant animals on earth. They exert important effects, both positive and negative, on our lives in ways we might not even think about. Although the vast majority of insects are either beneficial or harmless, we often are most ...
Publication date: March 1, 2017
Pollination is one of the most fascinating processes in the natural world. Pollination is how flowering plants reproduce. The process involves the transfer of pollen from the male parts to the female parts of the same or another plant. For some ...
Publication date: May 1, 2016
This deer conservation guide is one in a series developed jointly by MU Extension and the Missouri Department of Conservation.Robert A. Pierce IIFisheries and Wildlife State SpecialistSchool of Natural ResourcesEmily FlinnResource ScientistMissouri ...
Publication date: April 1, 2016
This guide provides frost/freeze probabilities, tables, maps and dates for 103 National Weather Service Cooperative (NWSC) weather stations in Missouri. The information was obtained from the National Centers for Environmental Information and is based ...
Publication date: Jan. 1, 2015
This deer conservation guide is one in a series developed jointly by MU Extension and the Missouri Department of Conservation.Robert A. Pierce IIFisheries and Wildlife State SpecialistSchool of Natural ResourcesJason SumnersResource ScientistMissouri ...
The Prescribed Fire Community of Practice (CoP) is a clearinghouse for information on conducting controlled burns and the effects of fire on plants and wildlife.
Missouri Master Naturalist
A community-based natural resource education and volunteer service program sponsored jointly by the Missouri Department of Conservation and MU Extension.