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  1. 4-H youth take on Missouri 4-H Robotics and STEM Challenge

    4-H youth take on Missouri 4-H Robotics and STEM Challenge

    • April 25, 2019

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Youth gathered on the University of Missouri campus in Columbia on April 13 for the Missouri 4-H Robotics and STEM Challenge. “These young people exhibited the skills and knowledge gained in the robotics and computer science... Read more ...

  2. 4-H clubs awarded grants for community service projects

    • April 25, 2019

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Eight 4-H clubs were among the 19 youth groups awarded grants for community service projects from the Missouri Department of Agriculture’s Building Our American Communities program. Each of the 2019 awardees will receive $500... Read more ...

  3. SW Mo. farmers and ranchers warming up to warm-season grasses

    SW Mo. farmers and ranchers warming up to warm-season grasses

    • April 24, 2019

    SELIGMAN, Mo. – Cattle grazing on lush green pastures tell the tale of why southwestern Missouri producers are warming up to warm-season grasses. Barry County producer Lindell Mitchell sees several benefits from year-round grazing of warm-season... Read more ...

  4. Summit equips youth with skills for the 'game' of life

    Summit equips youth with skills for the 'game' of life

    • April 23, 2019

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Leaders of all ages gathered April 5-7 for the 2019 Missouri Youth Civic Leaders Summit at the Windermere Conference Center near Camdenton. Youth and adult teams represented 20 county 4-H programs and Missouri Community Betterment... Read more ...

  5. Show-Me-Select replacement heifers bring average of $1,737 at Farmington

    • April 23, 2019

    FARMINGTON, Mo. – In the first sale of the season, 116 Show-Me-Select replacement bred heifers averaged $1,737 at Farmington Regional Stockyards. Top price was $2,300. “Buyers were cautious about bidding with grass just coming on,” said Kendra... Read more ...

  6. National 4-H shooting sports champions recognized by Missouri senators

    National 4-H shooting sports champions recognized by Missouri senators

    • April 23, 2019

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Members of the 2018 Missouri 4-H shooting sports team joined with 14 Missouri senators for a recognition ceremony at the Capitol in Jefferson City. During this ceremony, each team member presented with a Senate resolution... Read more ...

  7. Turn yard waste into compost

    • April 19, 2019

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Yard waste makes up a third of municipal solid waste, behind paper products and food. Estimates show that the average lawn produces about 1,500 pounds of grass clippings each year. A mature tree drops about 3,600 pounds of leaves... Read more ...

  8. The bucks stop here: When deer dearly love your plants

    • April 19, 2019

    KIRKSVILLE, Mo. – Deer might be lovely animals, but not when grazing on freshly sprung tulips or hostas. And tree lovers fear antler rubs on trees and shrubs. “Unfortunately, there are few simple solutions to prevent deer damage without... Read more ...

  9. Howard County Extension Council hosts safety fundraiser

    • April 18, 2019

    FAYETTE, Mo. – The University of Missouri Extension Council of Howard County will offer fun ways for adults and children to learn about farm safety May 9 during the “Safety Stars of Howard County” fundraiser. The event runs 5-8 p.m. at the... Read more ...

  10. Tenacious dandelion sounds spring's arrival

    Tenacious dandelion sounds spring's arrival

    • April 18, 2019

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – The lowly dandelion announces spring’s arrival with a spackling of bright yellow blooms. Some consider the dandelion the scourge of lawns. Others savor its greens as a vegetable. Its sunny blooms give dandelion wine its unique... Read more ...

  11. Flood-related resources from MU Extension

    • April 17, 2019

    Editors : With continued rain and flooding expected in parts of Missouri, these ready-to-publish news releases may be of interest to your readers: Be prepared for flooded roads: extension.missouri.edu/n/2567 After a flood, think food safety:... Read more ...

  12. Centralia farmer inducted into Mo. Soybean Hall of Fame

    Centralia farmer inducted into Mo. Soybean Hall of Fame

    • April 17, 2019

    CENTRALIA, Mo. – Missouri Soybean Hall of Fame 2019 inductee Gary Riedel says demand for soybean increased greatly since farmers approved checkoff dollars to fund research and promotion. Riedel served as head of Missouri Soybean Association in the... Read more ...

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