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- Published: Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018
COLUMBIA, Mo. – Widespread drought conditions during the 2018 growing season in most of Missouri resulted in hay and forage shortages, says University of Missouri Extension agronomist Dhruba Dhakal. Dhakal offers some alternative/emergency forage ...
- Published: Monday, Sept. 10, 2018
COLUMBIA, Mo. – Prolonged heat stress this year may bring a smaller calf crop next year. Herd owners are seeing cows known to be pregnant coming back into heat to be rebred. Pregnancy losses are due to several reasons, says Scott Poock, University ...
- Published: Monday, Aug. 27, 2018
COLUMBIA, Mo. – Scattered rains brought slight improvements this past week in a drought affecting most of the state. In his weekly “Drought Picture,” University of Missouri economist Scott Brown tracks dry weather severity for farmers. “This ...
The U.S. Drought Monitor, established in 1999, is a weekly map of drought conditions produced jointly by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and the National Drought Mitigation Center at the ...
The Climate, Forests and Woodlands eXtension Community of Practice (CoP) consists of Cooperative Extension educators, faculty members, researchers and members of private industry, government agencies and nongovernmental organizations interested in ...