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  1. Drought stays as beef farmers plan on fall rains to make winter pasture

    • July 17, 2018

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Stunted, stemmy pastures unable to support grazing cattle have potential. Depend on fall rains to bring fall regrowth, says University of Missouri Extension forage agronomist Craig Roberts. Cool-season grass growth always slumps in... Continue reading this description

  2. Public asked to submit drought information

    • July 12, 2018

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – The public is invited to submit information to help local, state and national decision-makers assess drought conditions and impacts in Missouri. You may submit information about conditions in your area to the Missouri Extension... Continue reading this description

  3. MU research targets Japanese beetles

    MU research targets Japanese beetles

    • July 12, 2018

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Japanese beetles—those mean, green eating machines—are peaking throughout much of Missouri. University of Missouri Extension field crops entomologist Kevin Rice hopes his research on Japanese beetles will take a bite out of... Continue reading this description

  4. MU Extension confirms first report of southern rust in U.S. this season

    MU Extension confirms first report of southern rust in U.S. this season

    • July 11, 2018

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – University of Missouri Extension confirmed the 2018 growing season’s first case of southern rust corn disease in the U.S. on July 10. The MU Plant Diagnostic Clinic confirmed that southern rust was present in a sample collected... Continue reading this description

  5. Northern CRP land freed for grazing in drought areas needs supplements

    • July 5, 2018

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Release of CRP land for grazing in northern Missouri gives relief for some cow herds on drought-shorted pastures. The Conservation Reserve Program with USDA Farm Service Agency pays farmers to keep erosion-prone land out of... Continue reading this description

  6. Grow hot horseradish, the cool condiment

    • July 3, 2018

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Some say that eating something spicy makes a hot summer day seem cooler. “If there is truth in that philosophy, then reaching for the horseradish sauce might be a novel way to stay cool this summer,” said University of Missouri... Continue reading this description

  7. Strength training for older adults

    • July 2, 2018

    As we age, many of us start to worry about our ability to perform everyday tasks like putting groceries away, mowing the yard or sweeping the floor. Muscle mass diminishes with age, contributing to such concerns. Strength training can be a powerful... Continue reading this description

  8. Men’s health

    • July 2, 2018

    It has been well-known for some time now that women enjoy longer life spans than men all around the world. Many studies have examined why and whether men can do anything about it. The statistics are related in part to physical and biochemical... Continue reading this description

  9. Reduce risks to prevent falls

    • July 2, 2018

    According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, falls are the leading cause of injury and death in adults age 65 and older. Falls can increase the risk of elderly death and cause moderate to severe injuries such as hip fractures and... Continue reading this description

  10. Stroke: Time lost is brain lost

    • July 2, 2018

    Every year more than 600,000 Americans experience a stroke. Stroke is the fifth leading cause of death in the United States and a leading cause of serious, long-term disability in adults. Like heart attacks, brain attacks can be preventable, and... Continue reading this description

  11. Nutritional supplements

    • July 2, 2018

    The use of dietary supplements has grown dramatically over the last decade. How are we supposed to know which supplements to take? Which ones may be a waste of time and money? What if you were told that supplements aren’t regulated by the Food... Continue reading this description

  12. Dairy Grazing Apprenticeship offers opportunities

    • June 29, 2018

    MOUNTAIN GROVE, Mo. – Five to 10 percent of dairy farms close each year, in part because of a lack of skilled laborers, says University of Missouri Extension dairy specialist Ted Probert. To help the dairy industry survive, a national nonprofit... Continue reading this description

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