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  1. Fruit Production

    Fruit Production

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    • Reviewed: July 2016

    Missouri is home to almost all temperate zone fruit plants, including strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, gooseberries, currants, blueberries, grapes, apricots, cherries, plums, nectarines, peaches, apples and pears. They can be harvested from... Read more ...

  2. Vegetable Planting Calendar

    Vegetable Planting Calendar

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    • Reviewed: Feb. 2016

    Home production of vegetables has been increasing in popularity in recent years.  In addition to saving on the family food bill, the availability of fresh, inexpensive produce from the family garden is conducive to maintaining good dietary... Read more ...

  3. Cool-Season Grasses: Lawn Establishment and Renovation

    Cool-Season Grasses: Lawn Establishment and Renovation

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    • Reviewed: April 2010

    Establishment of turfgrass brings beauty to any landscape. While preparing an area for turf, do not hurry the process. Mistakes made at that time will be evident later and ultimately will cost extra in time and labor. The success of a beautiful turf... Read more ...

  4. Water Analysis — Individual Tests Form

    Water Analysis — Individual Tests Form

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    • Revised: July 2019

    We can test your water for irrigation, domestic, poultry or livestock suitability or run specific individual tests. Water analysis can be used to determine suitability for several purposes, such as for homeowners, irrigation or for use by livestock... Read more ...

  5. Using NRCS Technical and Financial Assistance to Establish Elderberries

    Using NRCS Technical and Financial Assistance to Establish Elderberries

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    • New: June 2011

    The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is an agency of the US Department of Agriculture that is responsible for assisting landowners to improve our soil, water, air, plants, wildlife and energy use. Ensuring productive lands in harmony... Read more ...

  6. Protecting Cattle from Horse Flies

    Protecting Cattle From Horse Flies

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    • New: June 1996

    Horse flies (insect family Tabanidae) are probably the most severe fly pests of cattle on Missouri pasture and range (Figures 1 and 2). Only the females "bite," but the blood-feeding activities of these large, agile insects can constitute a... Read more ...

  7. Caring for Houseplants

    Caring for Houseplants

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    • Reviewed: July 2017

    To many people, a home is not complete without attractive potted plants. Proper care of houseplants helps increase satisfaction and enjoyment from them and extends the blooming period of many flowering plants.Most potted plants purchased from a... Read more ...

  8. Beekeeping Tips for Beginners

    Beekeeping Tips for Beginners

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    • Revised: May 2016

    For a beginning beekeeper, between two and five hives is ideal. This size apiary is small enough for a beginner to manage but still provides enough bees to allow for winter losses. Expand in a couple of years, after you have gained experience and... Read more ...

  9. Starting a 600-Cow Intensive Rotational Grazing Dairy

    Starting a 600-Cow Intensive Rotational Grazing Dairy

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    • New: July 2011

    This guide examines the financial feasibility of starting a 600-cow intensive rotational grazing dairy in Missouri. The model dairy described is designed to be a pasture-based dairy to use labor and capital as efficiently as possible. This dairy is... Read more ...

  10. Southern Missouri Beef Cow-Calf Planning Budget

    Southern Missouri Beef Cow-Calf Planning Budget

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    • Revised: Oct. 2019

    This budget presents information useful to beef farmers. Table 1 provides estimates for the 2020 year on a cow-calf operation (50-cow herd size and purchased replacements) in Southern Missouri for a fall and spring calving season. Assumptions were... Read more ...

  11. Feeding and Housing Dairy Goats

    Feeding and Housing Dairy Goats

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    • Reviewed: Oct. 1993

    Sound feeding practices and good housing facilities result in optimum growth and high milk production and contribute to the good health and comfort of dairy goats.Feeding the dairy goatWhen feeding dairy goats, keep these objectives in mind:Feed a... Read more ...

  12. Prevention of Poultry Disease

    Prevention of Poultry Disease

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    • Reviewed: Jan. 1996

    An adequate disease prevention program is essential to a profitable commercial poultry operation. Chronic diseases can reduce efficiency and increase costs. Although a disease prevention program may not show immediate returns on the investment, it... Read more ...

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