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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Edina greenhouse raises 2,800 mums each year

    Edina greenhouse raises 2,800 mums each year

    • Oct. 1, 2019

    EDINA, Mo. – “Mum’s the word,” but fall color shouts at Dutch Garden Nursery of Edina, a Knox County community of about 1,200 people. James Burkholder of Dutch Garden Nursery raises 2,800 mums each year. Most go to C&R Markets’ 11 stores... Read more ...

  9. University celebrates successful partnership between Mizzou Alternative Breaks, MU Extension to serve the state

    University celebrates successful partnership between Mizzou Alternative Breaks, MU Extension to serve the state

    • Oct. 1, 2019

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – The student-led organization Mizzou Alternative Breaks has completed service trips in all of Missouri’s 114 counties — one year ahead of schedule. To keep the momentum going, MU officials announced that MU Extension has... Read more ...

  10. Workshop explains federal programs for beginning farmers, ranchers

    • Sept. 25, 2019

    ST. JAMES, Mo. – Openings remain for a free Oct. 18 workshop to help beginning farmers and ranchers, including military veterans, learn about resources offered by state and federal agencies. University of Missouri Extension sponsors the workshop.... Read more ...

  11. Weather challenges still plague Missouri farmers

    Weather challenges still plague Missouri farmers

    • Sept. 25, 2019

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Most soybean and corn likely will yield less than normal this year due to late planting and unfavorable weather during critical grain-fill periods, says University of Missouri Extension soybean specialist Bill Wiebold. According to... Read more ...

  12. Beth Snyder: A Childhood Passion to a Successful Business

    • Sept. 24, 2019

    Beth Synder As kids we often respond to the question, "What do you want to be when you grow up?" with answers like a princess, an astronaut, or superhero. The reality 20 years later is almost never the same. However, for Beth Snyder, that is not the... Read more ...

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