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  1. Registration opens for ag lender seminar

    • Nov. 16, 2018

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Agricultural lenders know it is vital to stay current on trends. University of Missouri Extension offers a workshop on “Financing Agriculture in Changing Times” in Jefferson City on Nov. 28. It will be from 9:30 a.m. to... Read more ...

  2. Beef farmers learn from 50 feedouts

    Beef farmers learn from 50 feedouts

    • Nov. 15, 2018

    JOPLIN, Mo. – Missouri beef herd owners learn profits and risks of sending their calves to a feedlot. They’ve entered 50 Missouri Steer Feedouts run by University of Missouri Extension. To cut risks in learning, they enter samples of five to 20... Read more ...

  3. Holiday food safety tips

    Holiday food safety tips

    • Nov. 14, 2018

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – If you’re hosting a holiday meal, make food safety a priority or you might end up with ungrateful guests. “Hosting a holiday meal often means having more people at the table, serving a wider variety of dishes and perhaps... Read more ...

  4. Even without eggs, eating uncooked dough can be a raw deal

    Even without eggs, eating uncooked dough can be a raw deal

    • Nov. 14, 2018

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – You have probably heard it’s a bad idea to eat uncooked dough because it contains raw eggs. But raw flour can also make you sick, says Londa Nwadike, extension state food safety specialist for University of Missouri and Kansas... Read more ...

  5. Stuff yourselves with winter squash this Turkey Day

    Stuff yourselves with winter squash this Turkey Day

    • Nov. 12, 2018

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Squash usually takes a back seat to sweet potato, cranberry and pumpkin in modern-day Thanksgiving meals. Yet squash is rich in both history and nutrition, said University of Missouri Extension state horticulturist David Trinklein.... Read more ...

  6. Sharp turn to cold brings threat of fescue foot in beef cow herds

    • Nov. 12, 2018

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Odd fall weather and fescue pasture growth set up potential poisonous pastures causing fescue foot in cow herds. Fall growth after a drought produces more toxins in infected tall fescue grass. The poison develops after rains start... Read more ...

  7. Missouri Master Gardeners answer your questions on Facebook

    Missouri Master Gardeners answer your questions on Facebook

    • Nov. 9, 2018

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Missourians can use social media to get expert answers to their gardening questions. Missouri Master Gardeners and University of Missouri Extension horticulture specialists teamed up to create the new Ask a Missouri Master Gardener... Read more ...

  8. Look before you sleep this holiday season

    Look before you sleep this holiday season

    • Nov. 7, 2018

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Little hearts might skip a beat when Mom whispers, “Sleep tight. Don’t let the bedbugs bite.” Once rare in American homes, bedbugs have been on the rise over the last decade. Holiday travel gives these bloodsuckers an... Read more ...

  9. Show-Me-Select sales offer records on quality beef heifer replacements

    • Nov. 6, 2018

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Replacement heifers to upgrade cow-calf herds will be offered in six Show-Me-Select sales this fall. Also, owners can restock cow herds culled in the drought. With strength in beef demand and rains growing pastures, herd owners can... Read more ...

  10. National Fire Heritage Center honors former MU FRTI director

    National Fire Heritage Center honors former MU FRTI director

    • Nov. 2, 2018

    EMMITSBURG, Md. – The National Fire Heritage Center recently inducted David E. Hedrick, former director of the University of Missouri Fire and Rescue Training Institute (MU FRTI), into its Hall of Legends, Legacies and Leaders. The center selected... Read more ...

  11. Crop conference gives updates on dicamba, pests and disease

    • Oct. 31, 2018

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – The annual University of Missouri Crop Management Conference offers updates on how 2018’s drought-to-downpour growing season affected crops, pests and disease, and provides insights on how trade affects agricultural commodity... Read more ...

  12. Sam Richardson posthumously named National Friend of Extension

    Sam Richardson posthumously named National Friend of Extension

    • Oct. 30, 2018

    MANHATTAN, Kan. – The late Samuel Carlyle Richardson II of Moberly was posthumously presented Epsilon Sigma Phi’s National Friend of Extension Award on Oct. 3 at the Hilton Garden Inn Manhattan Conference Center in Manhattan, Kan. Richardson,... Read more ...

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