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  1. Missouri State Library Awards Funds for Nonfiction eBook Collection for Missouri School Libraries

    • April 19, 2019

    The Missouri State Library is pleased to announce it has awarded $8,000 to support the MOREnet Shared Digital Collection with OverDrive. The funding will be used to purchase 260 new non-fiction e-books! All titles are of Missouri interest or related... Read more ...

  2. Turn yard waste into compost

    • April 19, 2019

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Yard waste makes up a third of municipal solid waste, behind paper products and food. Estimates show that the average lawn produces about 1,500 pounds of grass clippings each year. A mature tree drops about 3,600 pounds of leaves... Read more ...

  3. The bucks stop here: When deer dearly love your plants

    • April 19, 2019

    KIRKSVILLE, Mo. – Deer might be lovely animals, but not when grazing on freshly sprung tulips or hostas. And tree lovers fear antler rubs on trees and shrubs. “Unfortunately, there are few simple solutions to prevent deer damage without... Read more ...

  4. Howard County Extension Council hosts safety fundraiser

    • April 18, 2019

    FAYETTE, Mo. – The University of Missouri Extension Council of Howard County will offer fun ways for adults and children to learn about farm safety May 9 during the “Safety Stars of Howard County” fundraiser. The event runs 5-8 p.m. at the... Read more ...

  5. Tenacious dandelion sounds spring's arrival

    Tenacious dandelion sounds spring's arrival

    • April 18, 2019

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – The lowly dandelion announces spring’s arrival with a spackling of bright yellow blooms. Some consider the dandelion the scourge of lawns. Others savor its greens as a vegetable. Its sunny blooms give dandelion wine its unique... Read more ...

  6. Flood-related resources from MU Extension

    • April 17, 2019

    Editors : With continued rain and flooding expected in parts of Missouri, these ready-to-publish news releases may be of interest to your readers: Be prepared for flooded roads: extension.missouri.edu/n/2567 After a flood, think food safety:... Read more ...

  7. Centralia farmer inducted into Mo. Soybean Hall of Fame

    Centralia farmer inducted into Mo. Soybean Hall of Fame

    • April 17, 2019

    CENTRALIA, Mo. – Missouri Soybean Hall of Fame 2019 inductee Gary Riedel says demand for soybean increased greatly since farmers approved checkoff dollars to fund research and promotion. Riedel served as head of Missouri Soybean Association in the... Read more ...

  8. Don't delay planting to apply nitrogen

    • April 12, 2019

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Most years, University of Missouri Extension nutrient management specialist Peter Scharf thinks that split application of nitrogen for corn is a fine practice. This year is an exception. Rain and flooding kept many farmers from... Read more ...

  9. Grow healthier and wealthier with gardening

    • April 12, 2019

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – April showers us with reasons to celebrate the joys of gardening, says University of Missouri Extension horticulturist David Trinklein. April brings a sense of renewal, Trinklein says. “Gardens and gardening remind us of... Read more ...

  10. Two-day grazing school offered in Monroe County

    • April 10, 2019

    MADISON, Mo. – A two-day grazing school in Monroe County will give attendees an overview of the benefits of management-intensive grazing. The workshop, May 3-4 in Madison, Mo., will provide in-depth discussions and field exercises on livestock and... Read more ...

  11. Former commodity trader headlines MU ag lending symposium

    • April 10, 2019

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Agricultural lenders can discuss today’s farm outlook with leading bankers, economists and agency heads June 6-7 at the University of Missouri’s annual Emerging Issues in Agricultural Lending Symposium. The symposium will cover... Read more ...

  12. MU invites the public to the St. Louis Storytelling Festival

    MU invites the public to the St. Louis Storytelling Festival

    • April 10, 2019

    Now in its 40th year, the St. Louis Storytelling Festival will celebrate the art and power of stories with more than 55 events. The festival is organized by the University of Missouri Extension Community Arts Program . WHAT: The multiday festival,... Read more ...

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