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  1. 'Boost Your Brain and Memory' online class begins July 16

    • July 10, 2020

    Join University of Missouri Extension Human Development and Family Science field specialists for 'Boost Your Brain and Memory.' The online class uses a whole-person approach to help you form new habits to boost your brain health, remember things... Read more ...

  2. Farmers, ranchers share e-commerce success stories

    • July 10, 2020

    CARTHAGE, Mo. – Farmers and ranchers are increasingly turning to online sales to reach customers, especially with COVID-19 disrupting the operation of many farmers markets, restaurants and stores. You don’t have to be particularly tech-savvy to... Read more ...

  3. Registration open for online Master Gardener training

    • July 10, 2020

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Even in the era of COVID-19, Master Gardener learning options continue to grow. Registration is open for online core training classes through University of Missouri Extension. Classes begin Aug. 23 and run through Dec. 31, said... Read more ...

  4. Expect high numbers of Japanese beetles this year

    Expect high numbers of Japanese beetles this year

    • July 8, 2020

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Japanese beetle populations are peaking throughout the state just as corn is silking, says University of Missouri Extension field crops entomologist Kevin Rice. Japanese beetles cause severe economic losses on farms and... Read more ...

  5. Missouri Census 2020 needs you to count yourself NOW

    • July 2, 2020

    The Missouri 2020 Census Complete Count effort needs you. It’s not too late to be counted! The updated timeline for individuals to respond to the 2020 census by mail, internet or phone is through Oct. 31 . To ensure everyone is counted, between... Read more ...

  6. Broadband is a necessary utility. Let’s treat it like one.

    • July 2, 2020

    Editorial by Marshall Stewart, University of Missouri vice chancellor for extension and engagement, and chief engagement officer for the University of Missouri System. To learn more, join this public webinar presentation: Bringing Broadband to a... Read more ...

  7. Warm, wet weather helps 'dog vomit slime mold' thrive

    Warm, wet weather helps 'dog vomit slime mold' thrive

    • July 1, 2020

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Fuligo septica, also known as “dog vomit slime mold,” is the latest slimy woodland thing to slither into 2020’s wet spring and summer. When it first appears, this peculiar species of plasmodial slime mold looks like bright... Read more ...

  8. MU Extension announces '4-H Goes Online'

    • June 30, 2020

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Starting this fall, Missouri 4-H will be able to reach more youths and families across the state through an easy-to-use online learning platform called Canvas that brings 4-H project-based learning directly into the home. This... Read more ...

  9. In-season nitrogen application boosts profits

    • June 30, 2020

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Use of in-season nitrogen on corn has increased in Missouri and surrounding states over the past 10 years. What used to be rare is now common. Some of these applications are planned, but others are to give corn yields a boost when... Read more ...

  10. Conditions ripe for ergot this year

    Conditions ripe for ergot this year

    • June 24, 2020

    GALENA, Mo. – University of Missouri Extension specialists warn livestock producers to be on the lookout for ergot this year. A cool, cloudy and wet spring with a prolonged flowering period was followed by high temperatures and humidity, setting... Read more ...

  11. Missouri Food Finder connects consumers and safe local food options

    Missouri Food Finder connects consumers and safe local food options

    • June 22, 2020

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Many consumers have had to revamp their grocery shopping routines these last months. Supply chain issues have disrupted some farm operations, leading to unpredictable store shortages at the same time that some consumers have... Read more ...

  12. Wet weather triggers mole activity

    • June 17, 2020

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Follow the food. That is the mantra of moles as they follow their favorite food, earthworms, and tunnel throughout your yard. A molehill creates an upheaval of soil surrounding a vertical tunnel shaft, which often occurs after big... Read more ...

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