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  1. Heifers veer from $1,717 average price in spring’s third Show-Me Select sale

    • May 21, 2019

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Bidders were selective at the 40th Show-Me-Select replacement heifer sale at Joplin Regional Stockyards on Friday, May 17. Bidders knew what they wanted and bid for quality in those areas. Average price on 240 head from the beef... Read more ...

  2. Missouri 4-H Foundation hosts 10th annual Clover Classic

    Missouri 4-H Foundation hosts 10th annual Clover Classic

    • May 16, 2019

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – The Missouri 4-H Foundation will host the 10th annual 4-H Clover Classic Golf Tournament on Tuesday, June 4, at the A.L. Gustin Golf Course in Columbia. The goal is to raise $50,000 to support Missouri 4-H’s work to turn... Read more ...

  3. MU hosts Financial Planning Academy for teens July 21-26

    MU hosts Financial Planning Academy for teens July 21-26

    • May 16, 2019

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – It is the time of year when proud but anxious parents watch excitedly as their teens graduate high school and begin the transition to independent adulthood. It is a time of mixed emotions, but parents aren’t the only ones who are... Read more ...

  4. Mulch do's and don'ts

    • May 16, 2019

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Mulching is a time-honored spring chore that keeps unwanted weeds from taking away from the beauty of flowers, trees and shrubs. Mulch cools the soil, saves moisture, controls weeds and provides a unifying effect in the... Read more ...

  5. Leading grape expert to meet with growers at viticulture field day

    • May 15, 2019

    ROCHEPORT, Mo. – Grape growers can meet with one of the world’s leading viticulture scientists as part of the fourth annual Missouri Grape Growers Association Viticulture Field Day and Missouri Vintners Association meeting. The event kicks off... Read more ...

  6. Scout, spray now for wheat scab

    Scout, spray now for wheat scab

    • May 15, 2019

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Missouri wheat growers should scout fields and prepare to spray now to prevent Fusarium head blight (FHB), also called scab, says University of Missouri Extension plant pathologist Kaitlyn Bissonnette. Bissonnette says it is too... Read more ...

  7. MU Art on the Move comes to Fulton on June 1

    MU Art on the Move comes to Fulton on June 1

    • May 15, 2019

    FULTON, Mo. – The University of Missouri School of Visual Studies Art on the Move outreach program comes to Fulton on June 1. Beth Howard Snyder, owner and creative director of One Canoe Two Paperie in Fulton, will share with 4-H youth stories of... Read more ...

  8. Desk dining has downsides for health and nutrition

    • May 10, 2019

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Thousands of Americans do it every day: eat lunch at their desk. According to the American Dietetic Association, as many as 70 percent of Americans engage in “desk dining” several times per week. Kelsa Ferguson, field... Read more ...

  9. Ragged stand better than no stand, says MU Extension agronomist

    • May 9, 2019

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – In a year of uneven crop emergence, University of Missouri Extension agronomists say not to count out runts that emerge late. “A late-emerging corn plant is better than no corn plant,” says MU Extension agronomist Bill Wiebold.... Read more ...

  10. Prices of bred heifers rise $100 at second Show-Me-Select sale

    • May 9, 2019

    FRUITLAND, Mo. – Show-Me-Select Replacement Heifers averaged $1,891 at Fruitland on May 3. It was the second of four spring sales. This price topped last year by $100, said Erin Larimore, sale coordinator and University of Missouri Extension... Read more ...

  11. Portable Breeding Barns

    • May 8, 2019

    For many beef producers, the biggest challenge to carrying out an AI program can be facilities. A portable breeding barn can make the process a lot easier, and you may find it makes the process easier on your cattle too. A portable breeding barn can... Read more ...

  12. Resist the urge to dig wet soil

    • May 7, 2019

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Make sure the soil is ready before you start digging in the garden. With abundant rainfall in much of Missouri, garden soil may need time to dry out. “We can very quickly lose years of building soil structure if we work the soil... Read more ...

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