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  1. Agroforestry symposium focuses on entrepreneurship, research

    • Dec. 17, 2018

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – The 10th annual University of Missouri Center for Agroforestry Symposium focuses on entrepreneurship and research. The event will be Jan. 30-31, 2019, at the Bond Life Sciences Center on the MU campus. The event kicks off with a... Read more ...

  2. 2018's weather was 'near normal,' but averages hide record-setting events

    • Dec. 13, 2018

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Do the math on temperatures and rainfall for all of 2018. On average, you get “near normal,” says Pat Guinan, University of Missouri Extension climatologist. “Weather was anything but that,” Guinan adds. Record-setting... Read more ...

  3. MU Extension offers free event on weeds, economy and more

    • Dec. 12, 2018

    CARROLLTON, Mo. – Top University of Missouri Extension specialists headline the 2019 Carroll County Soils and Crop Conference. The free event is 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019, at the MU Extension Center in Carroll County, 111 N. Mason,... Read more ...

  4. MU Extension offers free Chariton County event on weeds, economy and more

    • Dec. 12, 2018

    SALISBURY, Mo. – Top University of Missouri Extension specialists headline the 2019 Chariton County Soils and Crop Conference. The free event is 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019, at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Salisbury, says Dhruba... Read more ...

  5. Show-Me-Select heifer prices go up in Farmington sale

    • Dec. 10, 2018

    FARMINGTON, Mo. - Heifer prices kept going up in the fifth of six fall sales of Show-Me-Select replacement heifers, Dec. 7. The 74 head averaged $2,334. The previous high was $2,099 on 64 head at Fruitland, Mo. Kendra Graham, sale coordinator, said,... Read more ...

  6. Palmyra heifer sale prices drop; longtime consignors sell high

    • Dec. 10, 2018

    PALMYRA, Mo. – Longtime consignors using proven genetics topped the Show-Me-Select heifer sale at Palmyra, Mo., Dec. 8. Top consignor average was sold by Gene and Kim Dryden, Hannibal. They averaged $2,198 per head on their four lots of Angus... Read more ...

  7. Hot tips for gardeners when it's cold outside

    • Dec. 7, 2018

    MARBLE HILL, Mo. - As winter lingers, gardeners plan and dream of warmer days ahead. Follow these simple tips now for more gardening joy in the spring, says Donna Aufdenberg, University of Missouri Extension field specialist in horticulture. -Mulch... Read more ...

  8. Free hay ammoniation demonstrations offered

    • Dec. 7, 2018

    WILLOW SPRINGS, Mo. - University of Missouri Extension will provide a free forage ammoniation demonstration 3 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 20, at the Craig Bennett farm in Howell County. Farmers and ranchers can learn how to ammoniate low-quality hay to... Read more ...

  9. MU names new 4-H Center for Youth Development director

    MU names new 4-H Center for Youth Development director

    • Dec. 6, 2018

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – University of Missouri Extension has named Lupita Fabregas as the director of MU’s 4-H Center for Youth Development. Fabregas will assume her new responsibilities Feb. 1, 2019. She previously served as assistant director with... Read more ...

  10. Grazing fall pasture growth extends high-price hay, says MU agronomist

    • Dec. 6, 2018

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Managed grazing makes better use of forage in a year of high-price hay. After a drought with short grass and little hay, fall pastures grew fast with good rains. Management-intensive grazing (MIG) extends fall grass supplies. Or... Read more ...

  11. Dailey receives symposium's Lifetime Achievement Award

    Dailey receives symposium's Lifetime Achievement Award

    • Dec. 6, 2018

    KIRKSVILLE, Mo. – University of Missouri Extension writer Duane Dailey won the 2018 Agriculture Educator Lifetime Achievement Award at the Missouri Livestock Symposium on Nov. 30. The award honors an educator making significant contributions to... Read more ...

  12. Heed the labels on food gifts

    • Dec. 5, 2018

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The gift of food can be a delightful part of the holidays. But before taking the first bite, make sure the food had a safe trip to your doorstep and didn’t take a detour into the temperature danger zone. “Mail-order food... Read more ...

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