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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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 ...

  11. Census 2020: We're counting on you

    • Sept. 16, 2020

    We are in the last few weeks of the census, and Missouri needs your help. Let’s help Missouri finish strong with the census! You are a trusted voice with someone. Please take a moment to reach out to those in your area of influence – friends,... Read more ...

  12. Missouri farmers featured in AgrAbility Virtual State Fair

    Missouri farmers featured in AgrAbility Virtual State Fair

    • Sept. 16, 2020

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – AgrAbility projects from 19 states, including Missouri, are part of the AgrAbility Virtual State Fair in October. The event offers help for farmers, ranchers and other agricultural workers with disabilities or chronic health... Read more ...

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