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  1. Farmers market workshop set in Hillsboro

    • Jan. 18, 2018

    HILLSBORO, Mo. – University of Missouri Extension offers a one-day workshop for those thinking about selling produce and other goods at farmers markets. The Feb. 3 workshop covers food safety, sampling, funding, customer service and opportunities... Continue reading this description

  2. Beekeeping class set in Hillsboro

    • Jan. 18, 2018

    HILLSBORO, Mo. – Scott Moser, longtime beekeeper and president of the Jefferson County Beekeepers Association, will teach a beginning beekeeper class at the University of Missouri Extension Center in Jefferson County, 301 Third St., Hillsboro. The... Continue reading this description

  3. February, March programs on fencing law set

    • Jan. 18, 2018

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – University of Missouri Extension will offer a one-night program on Missouri’s fence laws 6:30-9 p.m. on Jan. 23 and Feb. 13 at locations throughout the state. “This is one of MU Extension’s most popular programs,” said Joe... Continue reading this description

  4. Grant writing workshop set in Hannibal

    • Jan. 18, 2018

    HANNIBAL, Mo. – University of Missouri Extension will hold a Specialty Crop Block Grant workshop 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday, Feb. 12, in Hannibal MU Extension specialist Sherry Nelson said participants would learn how to write a grant to potentially... Continue reading this description

  5. Land lease programs begin Jan. 31 across the state

    • Jan. 17, 2018

    University of Missouri Extension offers a Jan. 31 evening session on farm leases throughout the state. “Farm leases are a hot topic right now with cash rents at their current level and crop prices dropping,” says Joe Koenen, agricultural... Continue reading this description

  6. Grant writing workshop set in Hillsboro

    • Jan. 16, 2018

    HILLSBORO, Mo. – University of Missouri Extension will hold a Specialty Crop Block Grant workshop 6-9 pm. Monday, Jan. 29, in Hillsboro. MU Extension specialist Debi Kelly said participants would learn how to write a grant to potentially fund... Continue reading this description

  7. Online synthetic auxin herbicide applicator training opens

    • Jan. 11, 2018

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Online and in-person training on synthetic auxin herbicides (dicamba and 2,4-D products) is now available, says University of Missouri Extension weed scientist Kevin Bradley. Bradley and MU researcher Mandy Bish teach the online,... Continue reading this description

  8. Downtown Hannibal business cooks up success with MU Extension

    Downtown Hannibal business cooks up success with MU Extension

    • Jan. 10, 2018

    HANNIBAL, Mo. – In her 20s, Linda Studer had a dream of opening a business in historic Hannibal. Then, as they say, life got in the way. She was busy helping others fulfill their dreams at a nonprofit employment group in northeastern Missouri. Her... Continue reading this description

  9. MU Extension offers free event on weeds, nutrients and more

    • Jan. 10, 2018

    MOBERLY, Mo. – University of Missouri Extension specialists headline the 2018 Randolph County Soils and Crop Conference. The free event is set for 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 24, at Lion’s Den in Cairo, Mo., says MU Extension agronomist... Continue reading this description

  10. MU Extension offers free event on weeds, nutrients and more

    • Jan. 9, 2018

    SALISBURY, Mo. – University of Missouri Extension specialists headline the 2018 Chariton County Soils and Crop Conference. The free event is set for 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 17, at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Salisbury, says MU... Continue reading this description

  11. EPA extends deadline for poultry and livestock facilities

    • Jan. 9, 2018

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – University of Missouri Extension agricultural engineering specialist Teng Lim advises poultry and livestock producers to be aware of an approaching deadline that could affect their operations. The Environmental Protection Agency... Continue reading this description

  12. USDA ag census forms due Feb. 5

    • Jan. 8, 2018

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Forms for the 2017 U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Census of Agriculture are due Feb. 5. University of Missouri Extension economists urge farmers to complete the census. It can be returned by mail or securely submitted online at... Continue reading this description

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