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  1. For added fall fescue growth hold off nitrogen until August

    • July 18, 2019

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Tall fescue, Missouri’s most used pasture grass, provides fall and winter grazing with proper management. With growing concern about lack of stored forage, grazing offers potential feed this year. Fescue grows in two distinct... Read more ...

  2. Community Development Society, founded at MU, celebrates 50 years

    Community Development Society, founded at MU, celebrates 50 years

    • July 15, 2019

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Quilting is a perfect metaphor for community development, says Mary Leuci, director of engaged scholarship with the University of Missouri Office of Extension and Engagement. “Organizations, communities, individuals — each with... Read more ...

  3. Five ways to help cows beat the summer heat

    Five ways to help cows beat the summer heat

    • July 10, 2019

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – As summer temperatures rise, dairy animals benefit from heat abatement, says Joe Zulovich, a University of Missouri Extension specialist in livestock housing systems. Lactating cows face the most risk from heat, says Zulovich. Dry... Read more ...

  4. Robinson’s Cleaners – Columbia, MO

    • July 10, 2019

    Many entrepreneurs find that government contracting is an excellent way to ensure that their small business grows. But for Kit Price, co-owner of Robinson’s Cleaners in Columbia, Missouri, government contracting goes beyond expanding her company.... Read more ...

  5. On Target Solutions, Inc. – Belton, MO

    • July 10, 2019

    Many business owners agree that government contracting is very different from the other markets that small businesses pursue. Even individuals who have experience with different aspects of contracting find that becoming a federal contractor can be... Read more ...

  6. Clover Classic raises $48,000 for Missouri 4-H

    Clover Classic raises $48,000 for Missouri 4-H

    • July 10, 2019

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Golfers once again teed off in support of Missouri 4-H youth June 4 at the 10th annual Clover Classic Golf Tournament in Columbia. The event raised $48,000 for University of Missouri Extension’s 4-H Center for Youth Development.... Read more ...

  7. Foundation for the future

    Foundation for the future

    • July 9, 2019

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Madelyn Derks plans to use the public speaking and communications skills she first honed in 4-H to advocate for farmers everywhere. Derks is the Missouri 4-H Foundation’s summer intern, helping with alumni outreach,... Read more ...

  8. Rotational grazing benefits cattle herd

    Rotational grazing benefits cattle herd

    • July 8, 2019

    MADISON, Mo. – Twenty-five years ago, Brian Pemberton bought acreage filled with thorn trees, scrub brush and multiflora roses. The only water source was a frog pond. The land needed four things: a road, buildings, fences and water. Thanks to hard... Read more ...

  9. Lake Recharge and Fire Equipment LLC. – Eldon, MO

    • July 8, 2019

    Lake Recharge and Fire Equipment LLC. in Eldon, Missouri has served the mid-Missouri area for over twenty years. The company services and sells fire and safety equipment. For the most part, their typical clients have been businesses, but they are... Read more ...

  10. U.S.–China trade war results in 25% decline in total U.S. soybean exports

    • July 5, 2019

    Trade negotiations between the United States and China remain volatile and for the moment appear to be at an impasse after what appeared to be considerable progress in April. As of May 23, 2019, year-to-date outstanding sales and accumulated soybean... Read more ...

  11. Corn prices headed up?

    • July 3, 2019

    The outlook for corn prices is more positive because corn is likely to experience a significant downward supply shock. Not only will planted area be reduced, but the yields will also likely be significantly lower. Suppose only 85 million acres of... Read more ...

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