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  1. MU Foremost Dairy recognized by Holstein Association

    MU Foremost Dairy recognized by Holstein Association

    • Feb. 14, 2019

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Holstein Association USA recently named the University of Missouri’s Foremost Dairy Research Center as one of the top 10 college/university herds. MU Extension dairy veterinarian Scott Poock said this places Foremost in an elite... Read more ...

  2. Missouri Dairy Hall of Honors recognizes 6 dairy leaders

    Missouri Dairy Hall of Honors recognizes 6 dairy leaders

    • Feb. 13, 2019

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – The Missouri Dairy Hall of Honors inducted six members Feb. 1 at an awards ceremony at the University of Missouri Animal Science Research Center in Columbia. Joe Horner, MU Extension dairy economist and executive secretary of the... Read more ...

  3. New MU Extension horticulturist shares the 'joys and benefits of gardening'

    New MU Extension horticulturist shares the 'joys and benefits of gardening'

    • Feb. 11, 2019

    BLUE SPRINGS, Mo. – If you’re looking forward to getting back to your garden this spring, or thinking about starting a new garden, Tamra Reall and University of Missouri Extension are here to help. Reall is the new MU Extension horticulture... Read more ...

  4. St. Louis County youth attend National 4-H Youth Summit

    St. Louis County youth attend National 4-H Youth Summit

    • Feb. 11, 2019

    KIRKWOOD, Mo. – With increased challenges facing our communities and the agriculture industry, it is essential to design youth-driven programs dedicated to identifying ways to improve health, agriculture and food. Thirteen innovators of... Read more ...

  5. Heart-shaped leaves can add to a Valentine’s Day gift

    Heart-shaped leaves can add to a Valentine’s Day gift

    • Feb. 8, 2019

    COLUMBIA, Mo. –While roses steal the show on Valentine’s Day, many plants produce heart-shaped leaves that can be a part of a bouquet or gift. One of the best known and easiest to grow or buy is the heartleaf philodendron, said University of... Read more ...

  6. MU Extension program helps landowners, renters understand state’s fence laws

    • Feb. 8, 2019

    KEYTESVILLE, Mo. – University of Missouri Extension will offer a program on Missouri’s fence laws 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21, at locations across the state. “This is one of MU Extension’s most popular programs,” said Joe Koenen, MU... Read more ...

  7. Fescue forages lose toxins while stored for winter feed

    • Feb. 8, 2019

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Winter feeding of forage to beef herds doesn’t rank high as a favored job for herd owners. But there’s a bright side to feeding fescue, whether in hay or grass. Fescue toxins are down. “This is the best fescue will be, now... Read more ...

  8. One-day Beginner Grape School offered March 8 in Columbia

    • Feb. 6, 2019

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – University of Missouri Extension offers the first Beginner Grape School March 8 at the Hampton Inn & Suites, Columbia. The class will give attendees the information they need to successfully start and maintain a vineyard, says Dean... Read more ...

  9. Workshop tells producers how to renovate tall fescue pastures

    • Feb. 6, 2019

    MOUNT VERNON, Mo. – Livestock producers can learn how to improve pastures and profits during the March 18 Novel Tall Fescue Renovation Workshop at the University of Missouri Southwest Research Center in Mount Vernon. MU Extension livestock... Read more ...

  10. MU Extension offers free series for woodland owners

    • Feb. 5, 2019

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – University of Missouri Extension offers a free series of four live webinars on basic woodland management. The weekly webinars are 6-8 p.m. beginning Thursday, Feb. 21, says MU Extension state forestry specialist Hank Stelzer. The... Read more ...

  11. 'Sour grapes' and 'the nose knows' among topics at MU Show Me Grape and Wine event

    • Feb. 5, 2019

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Missouri wine and grape industry leaders gather March 6-8 for the annual Show Me Grape and Wine Conference and Symposium at Hampton Inn & Suites in Columbia. University of Missouri Extension viticulturist Dean Volenberg says the... Read more ...

  12. Tax law changes could affect your 2018 return

    • Feb. 4, 2019

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – The year of offsetting changes. That is how Andrew Zumwalt describes tax year 2018. “Tax law changes removed exemptions—the deduction from income for claiming people on a tax return—but the law also almost doubled the... Read more ...

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