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  1. Health benefits of tai chi exercise

    • June 22, 2018

    Tai chi is a slow motion, low-impact exercise that promotes physical and mental health and relaxation. It is practiced as an effective exercise for health through a series of flowing, graceful, gentle postures and movements. The gentle flowing... Continue reading this description

  2. Custom Powder Systems - Springfield

    • June 22, 2018

    Custom Powder Systems (CPS) designs, builds and automates the equipment used to dispense, size, mill and blend the powders used in the pharmaceutical, food and chemical industries. The company also provides cleaning systems that rid these machines... Continue reading this description

  3. Produce safety training offered for fruit, vegetable growers

    • June 22, 2018

    POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. – Fruit and vegetable growers can meet training requirements of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) at workshops in southeastern Missouri in July, August and December. FSMA includes rules to reduce the risk of produce... Continue reading this description

  4. Health benefits of tai chi exercise

    • June 22, 2018

    Tai chi is a slow motion, low-impact exercise that promotes physical and mental health and relaxation. It is practiced as an effective exercise for health through a series of flowing, graceful, gentle postures and movements. The gentle flowing... Continue reading this description

  5. Drought cuts pasture growth, farmers face culling cow herds

    • June 20, 2018

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – In dry weather with short pastures, Missouri cow-herd owners face tough culling decisions. One way to match cows’ needs to available grass is to sell cows. Give careful thought to which grass eaters go first, says Eric Bailey,... Continue reading this description

  6. Heatstroke can kill quickly in hot cars

    Heatstroke can kill quickly in hot cars

    • June 20, 2018

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – When the news has another tragic story about a child accidentally left in a hot car, parents might believe they could never make a mistake like that. “It’s not just negligent parents or indifferent caregivers. When juggling the... Continue reading this description

  7. Mulch ado about something

    • June 19, 2018

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Mulches can help garden soil stay cool during the heat of summer. Maintain 2-4 inches of an organic mulch to keep the soil cool, says University of Missouri Extension horticulturist David Trinklein. This promotes root growth and... Continue reading this description

  8. Fall tour to highlight white oak, whiskey and wine

    • June 18, 2018

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Missouri has it all—wine, whiskey and white oak. University of Missouri Extension will once again toast the state’s unique contributions to the wine and whiskey industries during the second annual White Oak, Whiskey and Wine... Continue reading this description

  9. Golfers raise $37,000 for Missouri 4-H

    Golfers raise $37,000 for Missouri 4-H

    • June 18, 2018

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Golfers hit the greens June 5 in support of Missouri 4-H youth at the ninth annual 4-H Clover Classic Golf Tournament in Columbia. Co-presenting sponsors were The Climate Corp., a division of Monsanto; and Great American... Continue reading this description

  10. Master Gardener nurtures school garden that fuels love of food, community

    Master Gardener nurtures school garden that fuels love of food, community

    • June 14, 2018

    Includes sidebar, “ Tips for gardening with children .” ST. LOUIS – A Master Gardener nurtures little minds and mouths at Sacred Heart Villa, a preschool in St. Louis. University of Missouri Master Gardener Margaret Grant teaches preschool... Continue reading this description

  11. Illness from mosquito, flea, tick bites has tripled since 2004

    Illness from mosquito, flea, tick bites has tripled since 2004

    • June 13, 2018

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – University of Missouri Extension health and safety specialist Karen Funkenbusch urges Missouri residents to take precautions to ward off mosquitoes, ticks and fleas this summer. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)... Continue reading this description

  12. Farmers seek forage options as drought cuts grass growth

    • June 13, 2018

    COLUMBIA. Mo. – Shortage of cattle forage forces some Ozark herd owners to chop trees to feed leaves. That method was used in big droughts of the 1930s and 1950s. Damage comes from more than an intense drought, said Craig Roberts, University of... Continue reading this description

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