In recent years, emerging threats have included porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDv), which has killed at least 8 million pigs since 2013, and the H5N2 avian flu that led to the loss of 48 million birds last year.
Food pantry recipients plant community garden plots with seeds bought in bulk and packaged by Master Gardeners and community volunteers. Master Gardeners also provide tools, supplies and advice.
Chipmunks may range over an acre, but their individual territories often are much smaller. Two to four animals may inhabit an acre; their population is dependent upon the availability of food and cover.
The system is incorporated with a trailer to make training as accessible as possible. The institute offers 80 percent of its training in the field to meet career and volunteer fire service schedules and needs.
Our program is here to facilitate and promote effective intercultural communication. We form alliances with MU Extension specialists, Latino residents and the larger community of Missouri.
Beans are one of the best values around. One cup of cooked pinto beans provides 14 grams of fiber, 14 grams of protein, less than one gram of fat and around 230 calories.
Lorene Trickey, right, wife of former Missouri 4-H Foundation trustee Nelson Trickey, and daughter Linda Trickey, left, present the Nelson Trickey 4-H Bridge Builder Award to Jo Turner.
If you see lightning, count the seconds until you hear thunder, then divide by five. This is the distance in miles the lightning is away. Any distance less than 10 miles puts you in danger. Seek shelter immediately.
Car crashes kill more children 1 to 14 years old than any other cause, so adults need to know which child safety seats to use and how to install them correctly.
The mobile unit gives homeowners and renters an opportunity to learn different ways they can make their home more efficient, comfortable and less expensive to heat or cool.
University of Missouri Extension Business Development Program creates or retains 24,000 jobs, nearly $1 billion in increased client sales for Missouri businesses.
Twenty high school students with an interest in agriculture and the livestock industry will attend the May 31-June 3 event.
Learn how to farm with little or no equipment.
Farm women and women landowners learn new skills in the six-session evening class.
There are many new recommendations to gain better health, get fit, lose weight and be healthier.
Disease outbreak workshop offers new information on how to prevent and control spread.
The perfect storm exists for more grain bin accidents in 2017 since farmers are storing more grain on-farm than ever before.
Topics include beekeeping, cover crops, Missouri fence law, poultry, growing blueberries, agroforestry and more.
MU Extension sponsors the event for those who want to grow food and develop horticulture and livestock enterprises.
Strip trials are multiple long strips laid out side by side in a field. Researchers and growers compare different management practices on each strip.
Your flowers will last longer if kept watered and fed.
Atrazine runoff means wasted money.
MU Extension, through a grant from the USDA will help veterans, Latinos and socially disadvantaged persons who want to farm, offers the program to increase agribusinesses and enterprise development.
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