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  1. Farm computer uses beyond bookkeeping featured at MU conference at Osage Beach

    Farm computer uses beyond bookkeeping featured at MU conference at Osage Beach

    • Dec. 11, 2019

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – The annual Computers on the Farm conference returns to the Lake of the Ozarks Jan. 17-18, 2020, to help producers learn digital tools for their farms. While it’s arranged by University of Missouri Extension, much teaching comes... Read more ...

  2. MU Extension offers free events on industrial hemp production

    • Dec. 9, 2019

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – University of Missouri Extension offers free industrial hemp production workshops in December and January. MU Extension agronomist Greg Luce and agricultural economist Joe Horner will talk on growing industrial hemp and crop... Read more ...

  3. More heifer watchers than bidders at Fruitland Show-Me-Select sale

    • Dec. 9, 2019

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – The sale barn filled with more watchers than bidders for Show-Me-Select heifers at SEMO Livestock Sales, Fruitland, Dec. 7. Prices averaged $1,651 on 64 head. It was fourth of six fall sales. “We were short on buyers,” said... Read more ...

  4. Feed hay first, graze stockpile later to lower toxin in both fescue forages

    • Dec. 5, 2019

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – To reduce fescue foot, a long-used plan to feed winter hay after grazing down fall pastures should be changed. A University of Missouri Extension forage specialist says it’s backwards. Feed hay first; then graze stockpiled winter... Read more ...

  5. Dr. Bug is on call when kids ‘bug’ you about bugs

    Dr. Bug is on call when kids ‘bug’ you about bugs

    • Dec. 4, 2019

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Snow days and winter holidays give parents and child care workers openings to teach kids about the wonders of nature. “Winter break is a great time to teach children about insects and gardening,” says University of Missouri... Read more ...

  6. Seeking Input for New Youth Preparedness Program

    • Dec. 4, 2019

    BETHANY, Missouri – Multiple agencies from a four-county region are working to launch a new program that will train youth on how to prepare for a disaster event. The Missouri Youth Preparedness Initiative, or MyPI, is a national award winning... Read more ...

  7. Poinsettias, not toxic, not too tasty

    Poinsettias, not toxic, not too tasty

    • Dec. 3, 2019

    COLUMBIA, Mo.– Scientific studies have declared the poinsettia harmless, but the plant is still dogged by its reputation as a grave menace to children and pets. “It’s a myth that poinsettias are toxic,” said University of Missouri Extension... Read more ...

  8. AI-bred heifers get premium bids in Kingsville Show-Me-Select sale

    • Dec. 3, 2019

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Average price for bred heifers was $1,767 in the third Show-Me-Select fall sale. It was the biggest of six sales so far. Ten consignors offered 231 head at Kingsville (Mo.) Livestock Auction, Nov. 30. AI-bred heifers averaged... Read more ...

  9. Holiday cactus can provide years of color

    Holiday cactus can provide years of color

    • Dec. 2, 2019

    COLUMBIA, Mo. - While poinsettias are the most popular blooming holiday plant, if you are looking for a plant that can bloom for many years to come, try a holiday cactus, said a University of Missouri horticulturist. “Given proper care, the... Read more ...

  10. Show-Me-Select heifer expansion starts Dec. 16 at first meeting in Trenton, Mo.

    • Dec. 2, 2019

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – A new sale for Show-Me-Select heifers can start in northwestern Missouri. But first, area cow-calf farmers must join to produce and sell the quality beef replacements. Jenna Monnig, University of Missouri Extension livestock... Read more ...

  11. Stress, technology, industrial hemp among topics at MU Crop Management Conference

    Stress, technology, industrial hemp among topics at MU Crop Management Conference

    • Dec. 2, 2019

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – The University of Missouri Crop Management Conference offers 33 sessions and 19 speakers Dec. 17-18 at the Holiday Inn Executive Center in Columbia. Organizer Kevin Bradley, University of Missouri Extension weed scientist, says... Read more ...

  12. Missouri 4-H Dairy Judging competes at national contest

    Missouri 4-H Dairy Judging competes at national contest

    • Nov. 27, 2019

    MADISON, Wis. – At the recent National 4-H Dairy Cattle Judging Contest, the Missouri 4-H team placed fourth in Ayrshires, seventh in Brown Swiss and eighth in oral reasons. The team finished 12th overall. “The team didn’t have its best day... Read more ...

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