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  1. MU study: Accelerated milk replacer benefits dairy calves

    • Oct. 16, 2019

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Dairy calves that are fed higher-protein milk replacement produced more milk and had earlier weaning dates, improved health and better fertility rates, according to a new paper by University of Missouri Extension specialists.... Read more ...

  2. St. Charles County excavating company helped restore flooded farmland with 15-ton plow

    St. Charles County excavating company helped restore flooded farmland with 15-ton plow

    • Oct. 15, 2019

    AUGUSTA, Mo. – Many farm acres in Missouri ravaged by floods in 1993 and 1994 are productive today thanks to a 15-ton moldboard plow pulled by four bulldozers. A St. Charles County excavating company, Aholt & Sons, traveled throughout Missouri and... Read more ...

  3. MU specialist shares economics of switching from dairy to beef

    • Oct. 15, 2019

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Consolidation in the dairy industry has University of Missouri Extension helping dairy producers switch to beef. MU Extension recently sponsored a session for producers at MU’s Southwest Research Center in Mount Vernon. The dairy... Read more ...

  4. 4-H clubs want you to ‘Buy Missouri’ with Missouri Grown fundraiser

    • Oct. 14, 2019

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – As part of its National 4-H Week celebration (Oct. 6-12), Missouri 4-H announced a statewide fundraising opportunity, open to all 4-H clubs across the state, in partnership with the Missouri Department of Agriculture and the Office... Read more ...

  5. Heifer selection workshop set for Oct. 29 at MU Southwest Center

    • Oct. 14, 2019

    COLUMBIA, Mo – Not all heifers are created equal when it comes to making replacements for a beef cow herd. Some heifers make better cows than others. Identifying the best in a herd boosts profit potential. Two University of Missouri Extension... Read more ...

  6. Produce safety training offered for fruit, vegetable growers

    • Oct. 14, 2019

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Fruit and vegetable growers can meet training requirements of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Produce Safety Rule at workshops in November through January at several locations in Missouri. Workshops are set for Nov. 13... Read more ...

  7. Pumpkins are a fab-boo-licious food

    Pumpkins are a fab-boo-licious food

    • Oct. 9, 2019

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – “This fall, millions of Americans will make an annual pilgrimage to a retail outlet to purchase a vegetable they, unfortunately, are unlikely to eat,” said University of Missouri Extension horticulturist David Trinklein. In the... Read more ...

  8. 4-H is for Tigers

    4-H is for Tigers

    • Oct. 9, 2019

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – The University of Missouri has a president in its midst. She won’t be making international peace agreements or signing bills into federal law, but she has many talents thanks to Missouri 4-H — one being how to manage a pig... Read more ...

  9. Fifth annual Quiz Night benefits Missouri 4-H

    Fifth annual Quiz Night benefits Missouri 4-H

    • Oct. 8, 2019

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Give your brain a workout while supporting 4-H at the fifth annual Missouri 4-H Quiz Night on Saturday, Nov. 2, at Knights of Columbus Hall in Columbia. Teams of up to eight people compete on trivia questions ranging from movies,... Read more ...

  10. Gov. Parson proclaims Missouri will observe National 4-H Week, Oct. 6-12

    Gov. Parson proclaims Missouri will observe National 4-H Week, Oct. 6-12

    • Oct. 7, 2019

    COLUMBIA, Mo — Youths, parents, volunteers and alumni across the country are celebrating everything 4-H during National 4-H Week, Oct. 6-12. Missouri Gov. Mike Parson signed a proclamation calling for Missouri to observe National 4-H Week this... Read more ...

  11. Temperatures didn't drop: September felt like August

    • Oct. 7, 2019

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – September weather acted like August in Missouri, says Pat Guinan, state climatologist with University of Missouri Extension. Several locations, mostly in southern Missouri, saw record-setting heat. Daily high temperatures reached... Read more ...

  12. MU Extension helps woman farmer grow cattle and hay operation

    MU Extension helps woman farmer grow cattle and hay operation

    • Oct. 2, 2019

    CRANE, Mo. – Like many girls raised on farms in the 1970s, Marcia Moreland learned to cook, clean and iron. Men and boys in the family tended to farm duties. It was no different at school. FFA was for boys. FHA and home economics classes were for... Read more ...

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