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  1. Drought-Related Issues in Forage, Silage and Baleage

    Drought-Related Issues in Forage, Silage and Baleage

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    The extreme drought of 2018 in the Midwest region has forced livestock producers to be concerned with drought effects such as high levels of nitrates in forage and drought-damaged crops for silage and baleage. Many producers are now searching for... Continue reading this description

  2. Seeding Rates, Dates and Depths for Common Missouri Forages

    Seeding Rates, Dates and Depths for Common Missouri Forages

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    • Revised: June 2001

    The first step in forage management is the proper establishment of pasture and hay fields. This in turn depends on proper seeding. If the seeding rate is too low, the stand will be thin and weedy. If it is too high, establishment costs will be... Continue reading this description

  3. Managing Lawns and Turfgrass

    Managing Lawns and Turfgrass

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    It takes some time and effort to develop a lawn with the right mixture of turfgrass species and varieties for your landscape and situation, but it is worth the investment to achieve results that are attractive, durable and easy to maintain. Important... Continue reading this description

  4. 2018 Cash Rental Rates in Missouri

    2018 Cash Rental Rates in Missouri

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    The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) reports that 35 percent of Missouri farmland is rented. That means that about 9.8 million acres of Missouri agricultural land is rented. To help both landowners and farmers, the University of... Continue reading this description

  5. Cool-Season Grasses: Lawn Maintenance Calendar

    Cool-Season Grasses: Lawn Maintenance Calendar

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    Established lawns may be maintained at different levels of perfection according to individual situations and desires, but good lawns seldom “just happen.” This summary outlines major steps required to maintain a high-quality lawn year round.Steps... Continue reading this description

  6. Improving Habitats for Wildlife in Your Backyard and Neighborhood

    Improving Habitats for Wildlife in Your Backyard and Neighborhood

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    • Revised: May 2016

    NoteThis material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Award Number IIA-1355406. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily... Continue reading this description

  7. Vegetable Planting Calendar - Page 3

    Vegetable Planting Calendar - Page 3

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    • Revised: Feb. 2016

    Table 2Recommended vegetable varieties and planting datesVegetableVarietyCommentsDates to plantSouth MissouriCentral MissouriNorth MissouriAsparagus Jersey GeneralBuy 1-year-old crowns (may sow seed and grow plants); do not harvest the same year... Continue reading this description

  8. Missouri Master Pollinator Steward Program: Insects

    Missouri Master Pollinator Steward Program: Insects

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    • Revised: Oct. 2017

    Insects are the most abundant animals on earth. They exert important effects, both positive and negative, on our lives in ways we might not even think about. Although the vast majority of insects are either beneficial or harmless, we often are most... Continue reading this description

  9. Fruit Production

    Fruit Production

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    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... Continue reading this description

  10. Common Diseases in the Home Garden

    Common Diseases in the Home Garden

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    Parasitic diseases and nonparasitic disorders can cause serious vegetable losses in home gardens. Many species of microorganisms — including fungi, bacteria, viruses, phytoplasmas and nematodes — cause diseases of vegetable crops. For disease to... Continue reading this description

  11. How to Pickle

    How to Pickle

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    There are four classes of pickled products: Brined pickles or fermented pickles go through a curing process in a brine (salt and water) solution for one or more weeks. Curing changes the color, flavor and texture of the product. If the product... Continue reading this description

  12. Tall Fescue

    Tall Fescue

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    Tall fescue is well adapted to the soil and weather conditions of Missouri. It is especially adapted to the hazardous growing conditions of southern Missouri and will produce more forage on acid, wet soils of sandstone and shale origin than other... Continue reading this description

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