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  1. Regrowth fescue offers potential hay-baling time for beef cow herds

    • May 24, 2019

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – A long-delayed spring grass-growing season with frequent rains didn’t give days for making hay. Regrowth season just ahead holds promise, says a University of Missouri forage specialist. Craig Roberts looks to the cool-season... Read more ...

  2. Weigh corn replant decisions with costs, yield potential

    • May 24, 2019

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – As rain pushes corn planting season back yet again, farmers may be better off sticking with poor stands than replanting, says University of Missouri Extension agronomist Bill Wiebold. Farmers face tough decisions about when and if... Read more ...

  3. Missouri, Midwest lag far behind in planting

    Missouri, Midwest lag far behind in planting

    • May 24, 2019

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – If misery loves company, when it comes to corn and soybean planting there is plenty of love throughout the Midwest, says University of Missouri Extension agronomist Bill Wiebold. Almost continually wet weather means wet soils, and... Read more ...

  4. Recovering and rebuilding after a disaster

    • May 23, 2019

    When a disaster hits a community it can be devastating. For business owners, it can be a doubly difficult. At the same time they are facing the loss of their property and ensuring the safety of their families during the crisis, they also face... Read more ...

  5. Wet weather pushes soybean planting into tall, growing cover crops

    • May 22, 2019

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Cool, wet weather is forcing more farmers to consider how to plant soybeans into tall, mature cover crops this spring. This might be the year that farmers want to consider “planting into the green,” says University of Missouri... Read more ...

  6. Big, beautiful blooms make peonies a Memorial Day tradition

    Big, beautiful blooms make peonies a Memorial Day tradition

    • May 22, 2019

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Peonies are the traditional flower for Memorial Day. In the 1800s, when the holiday was called Decoration Day, peonies were one of the few flowers in bloom in late May and were widely used to adorn the graves of fallen soldiers.... Read more ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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 ...

  11. 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 ...

  12. 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 ...

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