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  1. MU Extension hay school set for Oct. 11 in Fulton

    MU Extension hay school set for Oct. 11 in Fulton

    • Sept. 20, 2019

    FULTON, Mo. – Hay producers can learn how to grow forage and harvest quality hay at University of Missouri Extension’s Hay School in Fulton. The event is 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11, at 54 Country restaurant. MU Extension specialists... Read more ...

  2. Minor bulbs: Good things in small packages

    Minor bulbs: Good things in small packages

    • Sept. 19, 2019

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – It’s the little things in life that make us happy, the saying goes. If that’s true, then so-called minor Dutch bulbs should bring extreme joy, especially for gardeners, says University of Missouri Extension horticulturist David... Read more ...

  3. 4-H and Tractor Supply Co. kick off Fall Paper Clover campaign in Missouri

    4-H and Tractor Supply Co. kick off Fall Paper Clover campaign in Missouri

    • Sept. 18, 2019

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Every year, Missouri 4-Her’s participate in programs that help them develop the skills they need to succeed in their lives and careers. This fall, local Tractor Supply Co. stores continue their long-standing partnership with 4-H... Read more ...

  4. Bumper crop of pasture weeds needs action

    • Sept. 18, 2019

    SEDALIA, Mo. – Leonardo da Vinci might have been describing the last few growing seasons for pastures when he wrote, “Even the richest soil, if left uncultivated, will produce the rankest weeds.” University of Missouri Extension livestock... Read more ...

  5. Dicamba labels and regulations

    • Sept. 16, 2019

    Following EPA and state pesticide labels and regulations is important for liability concerns. Most business general liability insurance coverages do not cover illegal activities. If the label is not followed, it may impact the coverage a business... Read more ...

  6. Professional liability insurance

    • Sept. 16, 2019

    Perhaps the best-known type of professional liability insurance is malpractice insurance carried by medical professionals. Professional liability insurance carried by other professionals, such as accountants and architects, is frequently called... Read more ...

  7. Third-party injury and federal crop insurance

    • Sept. 16, 2019

    Multi-peril crop insurance is overseen by the U.S. Department of Agriculture Risk Management Agencies. For row crop producers, the most common multi-peril crop policies purchased are revenue protection and yield protection. Both of these insurance... Read more ...

  8. Dicamba injury and insurance

    • Sept. 16, 2019

    Dicamba can cause injury to off-target plants, leading to third-party injury claims that involve business liability insurance plans. Third-party injury is when the actions of one person affect another person. The introduction of Xtend soybeans and... Read more ...

  9. Review grain bin safety rules before harvest begins

    Review grain bin safety rules before harvest begins

    • Sept. 12, 2019

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – University of Missouri Extension rural safety specialist Karen Funkenbusch said National Farm Safety and Health Week, Sept. 15-21, is a good time to review precautions for grain bins with farmworkers and family members. This... Read more ...

  10. Make 'TTYL' your motto during fall harvest

    Make 'TTYL' your motto during fall harvest

    • Sept. 12, 2019

    COLUMBIA, Mo. - Fall harvest and texting on Missouri’s rural roadways do not mix, says University of Missouri Extension safety and health specialist Karen Funkenbusch. “Turn your cellphone to TTYL (“talk to you later”) and stay alert for... Read more ...

  11. Teach visitors to the farm how to be safe

    Teach visitors to the farm how to be safe

    • Sept. 12, 2019

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Farm safety isn’t just for farm kids anymore, says University of Missouri Extension health and safety specialist Karen Funkenbusch. Fewer than 1 million youths live on farms but nearly 24 million will visit farms each year,... Read more ...

  12. Harvest is 'tough row to hoe' for farmers dealing with stress

    Harvest is 'tough row to hoe' for farmers dealing with stress

    • Sept. 11, 2019

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Harvest brings joy and pressure for Missouri farmers, says University of Missouri Extension safety and health specialist Karen Funkenbusch. Farming is tough physical work sunup to sundown, rain or shine, day in and day out. It is... Read more ...

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