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  1. Nostoc, wicked witch of wet lawns

    Nostoc, wicked witch of wet lawns

    • May 29, 2020

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – It’s wickedly dark and goopy as the melting Wicked Witch in Wizard of Oz. Nostoc, sometimes known as witch’s butter, looks like it sound, says University of Missouri Extension turf pathologist Lee Miller. Even your mangy little... Read more ...

  2. MU Extension helps with feed mill training

    • May 29, 2020

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – University of Missouri Extension, in cooperation with the Missouri Department of Agriculture, offers Missouri feed mill operators training to help them comply with federal Food Safety Modernization Act guidelines. MU Extension... Read more ...

  3. Weigh corn replant decisions with costs, yield potential

    • May 28, 2020

    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 ...

  4. Master Gardeners fight food insecurity

    Master Gardeners fight food insecurity

    • May 28, 2020

    HILLSBORO, Mo. – Master Gardener chapters throughout Missouri are accustomed to donating produce from home and community gardens to those in need. To further assist Missourians fighting food insecurity at this uncertain time, University of... Read more ...

  5. New COVID-19 tracking tool monitors continuous 14-day trends as nation, states reopen

    New COVID-19 tracking tool monitors continuous 14-day trends as nation, states reopen

    • May 28, 2020

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – A new tracking tool developed at the University of Missouri provides a continuously updated 14-day snapshot of new cases of COVID-19 in every county in the nation, helping the public monitor trends in cases as local stay-at-home... Read more ...

  6. Virtual town halls meet producers where they are

    Virtual town halls meet producers where they are

    • May 28, 2020

    LAMAR, Mo. – When COVID-19 paused face-to-face programming, University of Missouri Extension agronomy specialist Jill Scheidt knew producers would still need assistance with the growing season. Living by MU Extension’s mission of taking... Read more ...

  7. Buttercup: Blistering beauty poisons cattle

    Buttercup: Blistering beauty poisons cattle

    • May 27, 2020

    COLUMBIA, Mo. - The buttercup’s beauty belies its blistering poison. All parts of the perennial pasture crop are poisonous, says University of Missouri Extension field specialist in agronomy Sarah Kenyon. Buttercup, the name given to species in... Read more ...

  8. Watch for poison hemlock

    Watch for poison hemlock

    • May 27, 2020

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Poison hemlock, a poisonous plant that can cause death in livestock, is especially toxic in spring, says Gatlin Bunton, University of Missouri Extension field specialist in agronomy. It can also cause birth defects in the offspring... Read more ...

  9. Law enforcement training adapts to COVID-19

    • May 27, 2020

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Despite the challenges of COVID-19, the Law Enforcement Training Academy successfully graduated 25 students this spring. The graduates earned peace officer certification as well as certification in 12 other topic areas. While two... Read more ...

  10. UM deans answer questions about COVID-19’s effects on businesses and innovation

    • May 27, 2020

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – As the COVID-19 curve begins to flatten, businesses in Missouri are navigating complicated challenges as they begin to reopen. Supply chain interruptions, worker safety and liability issues are just a few of the barriers COVID-19... Read more ...

  11. MU offers ag producers help in applying for CFAP

    • May 26, 2020

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – University of Missouri Extension economists have prepared an online overview of the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) to help producers. Signup for direct relief due to COVID-19 began May 26 and ends Aug. 28, 2020, at... Read more ...

  12. New fall-calving Show-Me-Select Heifer Sale draws first-time buyers

    • May 26, 2020

    KINGSVILLE, Mo. – The Show-Me-Select Bred Heifer Sale at Kingsville Livestock Auction May 16 saw a large turnout and active bidding on most lots, according to University of Missouri Extension livestock specialist David Hoffman. The 151 heifers... Read more ...

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