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  1. Hitchhiking spotted lanternfly could become problem in Missouri

    Hitchhiking spotted lanternfly could become problem in Missouri

    • May 22, 2018

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – An exotic pest that hitchhikes on train cars, trucks and boats could suck the life out Missouri crops. Spotted lanternfly has the potential to establish populations in Missouri, says University of Missouri Extension field crop... Continue reading this description

  2. StoryUP CEO Sarah Hill to appear at FilmFest 4-H

    StoryUP CEO Sarah Hill to appear at FilmFest 4-H

    • May 18, 2018

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Digital storyteller and former TV anchor and reporter Sarah Hill will present at the 2018 FilmFest 4-H, July 29-Aug. 1 in Columbia. Hill is a veteran of the interactive media industry and a pioneer in the field of digital... Continue reading this description

  3. Child farm fatalities bring community together to learn about farm safety

    • May 18, 2018

    FORTUNA, Mo. – The people of the Fortuna and Versailles areas know what a farm tragedy feels like. In the last few years, Mennonite families there lost two children to farm accidents. Another was critically injured. Members of the community... Continue reading this description

  4. St. Louis Storytelling Festival honors MU Extension

    St. Louis Storytelling Festival honors MU Extension

    • May 17, 2018

    ST. LOUIS – The St. Louis Storytelling Festival awarded MU Extension the inaugural Nancy and Ken Kranzberg Spirit of St. Louis Storytelling Award. Founded in 1980, the festival brings regional and nationally recognized storytellers to St. Louis... Continue reading this description

  5. Drought tops questions called to MU Extension

    • May 16, 2018

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Extension agronomist talk was calm on the weekly teleconference. Few problems discussed on bugs, weeds, fungus or other pests. Then the weather hit the fan. Reports from across Missouri told of farmers’ concerns about lack of... Continue reading this description

  6. Cattle farm tour shows how shade improves profits

    • May 16, 2018

    ST. JAMES, Mo. – Cattle producers are invited to attend a field day at the Mingo Farm in St. James to learn how to use natural shade to improve their beef operation. The field day begins at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 13, at the Mingo cow-calf... Continue reading this description

  7. Master Gardener's coffeehouse brings farm to the city

    Master Gardener's coffeehouse brings farm to the city

    • May 14, 2018

    ST. LOUIS – Master Gardener Paul Whitsitt takes the farm to the city and the city to the farm. Whitsitt owns Kitchen House Coffee in St. Louis’ trendy Tower Grove East community. Out the back door, chickens earn their keep by laying eggs for the... Continue reading this description

  8. Dairy Month articles from MU Extension

    • May 11, 2018

    EDITORS: June is Dairy Month. University of Missouri Extension offers a variety of news and feature stories on dairy operations in Missouri. These articles are free for you to use in any Dairy Month promotions or agriculture-related sections that... Continue reading this description

  9. Regional grazing school set for June 14-15 in Fayette

    • May 10, 2018

    FAYETTE, Mo. – Management intensive grazing boosts forage growth, cuts waste and adds livestock gains. A grazing school for area farmers will be taught June 14-15 in Fayette. Both the science and art of grazing will be covered, says Heather... Continue reading this description

  10. Suicide rate higher in rural areas

    • May 10, 2018

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – For many, the peace and quiet of country living is the American dream. But that dream can turn to a nightmare for those who become isolated and disconnected from their communities, says University of Missouri Extension safety and... Continue reading this description

  11. Don't doom next year's bloom

    Don't doom next year's bloom

    • May 9, 2018

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – One of the joys of spring is the emergence and flowering of bulbs such as daffodils, tulips and hyacinths, says University of Missouri Extension horticulturist David Trinklein. If you want them to keep flowering year after year,... Continue reading this description

  12. Registration open for Missouri Master Gardener conference

    • May 7, 2018

    BRANSON, Mo. – Registration is open for the 2018 Missouri Master Gardener State Conference, Sept. 28-30 at Chateau on the Lake in Branson. Gardeners can choose from a variety of tours and sessions, said University of Missouri Extension state... Continue reading this description

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