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  1. “Matter of Balance” in Springfield focuses attendees on managing concerns about falls

    • Feb. 22, 2020

    GREENE COUNTY, Mo. -- University of Missouri Extension in Greene County is offering a “Matter of Balance” workshop for eight sessions, 2 pm to 4 pm, running from March 16 to May 11, at the Springfield-Greene County Botanical Center, 2400 S.... Read more ...

  2. Registration open for “Taking Care of You” class in Springfield, Missouri

    • Feb. 22, 2020

    GREENE COUNTY, Mo. -- University of Missouri Extension in Greene County is offering a “Taking Care of You” workshop to members of the public. The workshop will meet on four consecutive Wednesdays, 3 pm to 5 pm, from April 1 to April 22, at the... Read more ...

  3. Small business succession planning means success in small towns

    • Feb. 21, 2020

    Many small rural towns in Missouri have a large population of aging baby boomers. They are retiring at the rate of 10,000 per day or over 4 million annually, according to the Washington Post. But what are they doing with their business assets when... Read more ...

  4. Evaluate fields for brown grass

    • Feb. 21, 2020

    Are your field being overtaken by brown grass? Every year about this time it seems more broom sedge shows up in pastures and hay fields in southwest Missouri. It’s pretty easy to spot due to it’s tan to brown color and it’s still standing tall... Read more ...

  5. Frost seeding legumes

    • Feb. 21, 2020

    For producers looking to improve their forage yield and quality, frost seeding legumes is a great option for thin pastures or hay land. In Northwest Missouri, adding red clover, white clover or birdsfoot trefoil to your fescue can add nitrogen to... Read more ...

  6. How to set your business apart from your competition

    • Feb. 21, 2020

    As I spend time with friends, I often hear them say, "There is no unique place to go shop these days. They all have the same stuff." To which I reply: "Why do you shop where you do?" This at times leads to an interesting dinner conversation. But... Read more ...

  7. Coupons still a solid small business sales strategy

    • Feb. 21, 2020

    Coupons are the most common sales promotional tool used by businesses. Their usage continues to grow each year, as they provide a way for the consumer to save money while offering the retailer a way to grow and retain sales. The coupon has... Read more ...

  8. Where did my cash go?

    • Feb. 20, 2020

    That's a question many small business owners ask themselves way too often. In other articles, I have written about balance sheets and income statements as financial tools to help entrepreneurs manage their businesses. But what if that entrepreneur... Read more ...

  9. Tomatoes, drones, grapes, sinkholes among topics at Feb. 29 Mid-MO Expo in Columbia

    Tomatoes, drones, grapes, sinkholes among topics at Feb. 29 Mid-MO Expo in Columbia

    • Feb. 20, 2020

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Backyard gardeners and small-farm owners can choose from 20 sessions on topics related to horticulture, landscaping, animal care, natural resources and more on Feb. 29 at the fourth annual Mid-MO Expo at Muriel Battle High School,... Read more ...

  10. Heifer development workshop

    • Feb. 19, 2020

    Replacement heifer development is a key enterprise to a cattle operation. “Proper selection as well as reproductive and nutritional management during heifer development leads to heifers being efficient, profitable and retained in the cow herd over... Read more ...

  11. Business planning 101

    • Feb. 19, 2020

    Developing a business plan is hard work and at times a daunting task for business owners. However, business planning can help move any company or small business forward. "Why write a business plan?" you may ask. There are many reasons why writing a... Read more ...

  12. The Calla Lily image way of marketing

    • Feb. 19, 2020

    Many small businesses advertise because they know they should. Only a few put any planning into the ads beyond what they want to say. This lack of planning causes the business owner to miss out on some of the best advantages of advertising. A... Read more ...

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