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- Published: Thursday, July 12, 2018
COLUMBIA, Mo. – Japanese beetles—those mean, green eating machines—are peaking throughout much of Missouri. University of Missouri Extension field crops entomologist Kevin Rice hopes his research on Japanese beetles will take a bite out of ...
- Published: Thursday, June 28, 2018
COLUMBIA, Mo. – Farmers will get latest updates to control crop pests at Pest Management Field Day, July 10. The annual event, once called Weed Day, now covers weeds, insects, diseases and more. Sign-in starts at 7:30 a.m. at University of ...
- 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 ...
Publications Date: Nov. 1, 2017
Elderberry rust is a fungal disease that infects elderberry (Sambucus sp.) and sedge (Carex sp.) plants in the eastern United States (Figure 1). The disease is caused by the fungus Puccinia sambuci (Schwein.) Arthur. All American and European ...
Publications Date: June 1, 2017
This Restricted-Use Pesticide Record-Keeping Form is for use with MP692, USDA Pesticide Record-Keeping Requirements for Certified Private Applicators of Federally Restricted-Use Pesticides. The revised form includes places to note information ...
Publications Date: May 1, 2016
Check out our ID Weeds app to help identify weeds, Apple App for iPhones, iPads. Google Play Store for Android devices. Mandy BishDivision of Plant SciencesIn corn and soybean cropping systems throughout the Midwest, weeds represent an ...
Publications 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 ...
Publications Date: 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: Aug. 1, 2015
Integrated pest management (IPM) involves the use of a combination of strategies to reduce pest populations safely and economically. This guide describes various agents of biological pest control. These strategies include judicious use of pesticides ...