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  1. Gov. Parson proclaims Oct. 4-10 as 4-H Week in Missouri

    Gov. Parson proclaims Oct. 4-10 as 4-H Week in Missouri

    • Sept. 30, 2020

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Gov. Mike Parson proclaimed Oct. 4-10 National 4-H Week in Missouri. With a goal of serving 10% of Missouri youths by 2025, Missouri 4-H joins millions of youths, parents, volunteers and alumni across the nation in celebrating the... Read more ...

  2. Cultivating Inclusivity

    Cultivating Inclusivity

    • Sept. 30, 2020

    POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. – By population, the United States is the second-largest Spanish-speaking country in the world, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. Counting both bilingual and native speakers of Spanish, the U.S. has more people who can speak... Read more ...

  3. Hannibal residents recognized as Outstanding Tree Farmers of the Year

    Hannibal residents recognized as Outstanding Tree Farmers of the Year

    • Sept. 28, 2020

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – The Forest and Woodland Association of Missouri (FWAM) and the Missouri Tree Farm System will honor Art and Jana Suchland, of Hannibal, at the virtual Annual Tree Farm Conference on Oct. 20. The event, originally set to be in... Read more ...

  4. Missouri 4-H'er selected as runner-up for national award

    Missouri 4-H'er selected as runner-up for national award

    • Sept. 28, 2020

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – National 4-H Council announced that Drachen Koester, of St. Louis, is a runner-up for the 2021 4-H Youth in Action Pillar Award for Agriculture. Koester is recognized nationally for his commitment to educating youths about the... Read more ...

  5. 2020: The year of the cull cow

    • Sept. 28, 2020

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Now is a good time for beef producers to take advantage of stronger than normal prices for culled cattle, says University of Missouri Extension agricultural business specialist Wesley Tucker. Fat trimmings become a value-added... Read more ...

  6. Missouri 4-H holds virtual livestock judging contest

    Missouri 4-H holds virtual livestock judging contest

    • Sept. 28, 2020

    COLUMBIA, Mo – The 2020 University of Missouri Extension State 4-H Livestock Judging Contest took place virtually Sept. 12-13. More than 100 youths from across the state applied their evaluation and communication skills in this contest. Youths... Read more ...

  7. Warren County student awarded dairy scholarship

    Warren County student awarded dairy scholarship

    • Sept. 28, 2020

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Missouri Dairy Hall of Honors Foundation recently awarded Caleb Ruether a $2,000 scholarship. Ruether, a senior at Truman State University, studies agronomy and bovine nutrition, reproduction and management. He hopes to be a... Read more ...

  8. Partnership with MU business students seeds innovation across Missouri

    Partnership with MU business students seeds innovation across Missouri

    • Sept. 25, 2020

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Over the last year, more than 600 University of Missouri business students have worked in dozens of communities across the state helping small businesses find solutions and opportunities even during these uncertain times. Mizzou... Read more ...

  9. MU Extension develops COVID dashboard for Andrew County

    MU Extension develops COVID dashboard for Andrew County

    • Sept. 25, 2020

    SAVANNAH, Mo. – Like health departments across Missouri, the Andrew County Health Department has its hands full with efforts to track and contain the spread of COVID-19. The staff, who often work well into the evening, needed a better way to share... Read more ...

  10. Drought plays tricks with flowers, bushes

    • Sept. 23, 2020

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Persistent dry conditions may trick plants into dormancy and blooming with a second, sparser round of flowers, says University of Missouri Extension field horticulturist Patrick Byers. Re-blooming generally happens when the plant... Read more ...

  11. Harvesting grief: National Suicide Awareness Month

    Harvesting grief: National Suicide Awareness Month

    • Sept. 21, 2020

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – It is almost harvest time on the Gottman farms in rural northeastern Missouri. Trees blushed with shades of scarlet, saffron and sage edge mouse-brown soybean fields. The air is crisp; the sky a palette of blues. From the combine... Read more ...

  12. Free virtual SARE grant writing workshop set for Oct. 13

    • Sept. 16, 2020

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Registration is open for a free workshop to learn how to write a Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) Farmer/Rancher grant. The online workshop is offered 6:30-8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 13, via Zoom. Participants will... Read more ...

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