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- Published: Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017
COLUMBIA, Mo. – The catastrophic flooding in Texas underlines the need for families to prepare for disaster, says a University of Missouri Extension human development specialist. Hurricanes and tropical storms rarely threaten the Show-Me State, ...
- Published: Monday, Aug. 29, 2011
COLUMBIA, Mo. – This year Missouri has seen flooding, severe winter weather and devastating tornadoes. Meanwhile, two earthquakes struck in the U.S. within hours of each other even as a major hurricane moved toward the East Coast. In September, as ...
- Published: Monday, May 23, 2011
University of Missouri Extension has resources to help you and your family prepare for and recover from disasters. Articles/news releases Be prepared for flooded roads: extension.missouri.edu/n/2567 Property loss from disasters may be tax ...
Publication date: Jan. 1, 2017
Editor's noteThe following abstract describes a publication that is only available for purchase. A link to ordering information is on this page.See the Agricultural Guide Book page for a list of guides that have been created, revised or ...
Publication date: Aug. 1, 2014
Fleas are blood-sucking ectoparasites of humans and domestic animals all over the world. More than 2,200 species of fleas have been identified worldwide, but only about 30 species are found in Missouri. Humans are affected by few of these species. ...
Publication date: Aug. 1, 2010
This versatile, easy-to-use Commercial Rabbit Production Management Wheel makes decisions about commercial rabbit management and production simple.The wheel is a management calendar that helps you schedule tasks. Use it in the way that best suits ...
Publication date: March 1, 2008
Canine heartworm infection causes disease primarily in the small pulmonary arteries and secondarily in the heart. Dirofilaria immitus adults are thin worms that reach 10 to 12 inches in length. The adult worms live in the peripheral branches of the ...
Publication date: Aug. 1, 2002
The miniature and hunting mule, tack, harness and wagon business is booming in Missouri and has spread to surrounding states. Miniature mules are 50 inches tall or less. Hunting mules can be any height, but those carrying adult riders are about 50 ...
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