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  1. Barn becomes a classroom for day at MU Thompson Farm

    • Sept. 18, 2018

    SPICKARD, Mo. – The Thompson Farm calving barn became a classroom for the University of Missouri. The teachers were MU graduate students and their mentors. Their listeners were beef farmers on Sept. 17. In his field day greeting, Chris Daubert... Read more ...

  2. Alternative forage options during and after drought

    • Sept. 12, 2018

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Widespread drought conditions during the 2018 growing season in most of Missouri resulted in hay and forage shortages, says University of Missouri Extension agronomist Dhruba Dhakal. Dhakal offers some alternative/emergency forage... Read more ...

  3. Zumwalt appointed director of MU FRTI

    Zumwalt appointed director of MU FRTI

    • Sept. 12, 2018

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Kevin D. Zumwalt has been appointed director of the University of Missouri Fire and Rescue Training Institute (FRTI), effective Sept. 1. “Kevin has provided exemplary leadership as the interim director of the Institute for the... Read more ...

  4. Cows heat stressed after breeding may have unseen pregnancy losses

    • Sept. 10, 2018

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Prolonged heat stress this year may bring a smaller calf crop next year. Herd owners are seeing cows known to be pregnant coming back into heat to be rebred. Pregnancy losses are due to several reasons, says Scott Poock, University... Read more ...

  5. Emerging swine disease calls for biosecurity measures, says MU Extension veterinarian

    • Sept. 7, 2018

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – U.S. pork producers should be aware of an emerging swine disease, says University of Missouri Extension veterinarian Corinne Bromfield. Chinese pork producers reported the 13th outbreak of African swine fever (ASF) Sept. 6. It has... Read more ...

  6. MU Extension offers innovative online leadership program

    MU Extension offers innovative online leadership program

    • Sept. 6, 2018

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – University of Missouri Extension has developed an innovative online program with the focus on building better leaders. The 11-week course runs Jan. 21-April 8, 2019. Leadership Online for Today (LOFT) is an interactive course that... Read more ...

  7. State ag director opens 6th annual Pearls of Production workshop

    State ag director opens 6th annual Pearls of Production workshop

    • Sept. 5, 2018

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Missouri Director of Agriculture Chris Chinn gives the welcome at the sixth annual Pearls of Production: Women in Agriculture workshop Nov. 2-3 in Columbia. Chinn, a fifth-generation farmer from Clarence, manages a farrow-to-finish... Read more ...

  8. As meat supplies grow for export demand, trade and tariff doubts hurt on-farm prices

    • Sept. 5, 2018

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Large supplies of meat and dairy, possibly record-setting tons, are coming to U.S. consumers. For consumers, this can be good news with lower prices at grocery cases. For producers of beef, pork, chicken and milk it doesn’t bode... Read more ...

  9. MU Art on the Move program comes to Farmington

    MU Art on the Move program comes to Farmington

    • Sept. 5, 2018

    FARMINGTON, Mo. – The University of Missouri School of Visual Studies’ Art on the Move outreach program will present an exhibition by MU alumna Hannah Reeves on Oct. 10 in Farmington. The exhibition—a temporary, site-specific display of... Read more ...

  10. Bruin Manufacturing Co.

    • Sept. 5, 2018

    The challenge Bruin Manufacturing, an Iowa manufacturer, is a reliable and innovative leader in the plastics injection molding business. Bruin Manufacturing had many ideas for growing and maintaining their competitiveness with overseas companies,... Read more ...

  11. Omaha Steel Castings Co., LLC

    • Sept. 5, 2018

    The challenge Omaha Steel, a 112-year old company, is an established name in the steel castings industry. In 2014, new owners took possession of assets, including a state-of the-art production facility. Omaha Steel was operating at 40 percent of... Read more ...

  12. Hastings Irrigation Pipe Co.

    • Sept. 5, 2018

    The challenge Hastings Irrigation Pipe Co. is a leading manufacturer of aluminum products, specializing in pipe and tubing, tool and die, fittings and pumps, custom fabrication and powder coating. The company found itself facing increased... Read more ...

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