Poor eyesight and light sensitivity don’t dim Lee Howerton’s vision for a bright future as farmer and rancher. At 52, Howerton hopes to farm for years to come.
Bush honeysuckle was introduced into the U.S. as an ornamental for city landscapes in 1897. The plant was promoted for soil stabilization and reclamation programs in the 1960’s.
White-tailed deer are the most popular game species in Missouri, and the state’s deer population is estimated to be about 1.4 million. The success is a tribute to the science of wildlife management.
Loch Haven's clinical, administrative and support staff provide 24-hour care for residents. It's important that everyone is in tune and keeping tempo. Watch the video.
Cameron Christensen listens to the vibrations produced by a bug on a plant at the Summers @ Mizzou camp “The Arts as a Portal to Science Communication.” Credit: Caleb O’Brien, Bond Life Sciences Center
It’s important to include fruits and vegetables in your diet year-round to stay healthy and ward off diseases. Here are some of the superstar fruits and vegetables of the fall and winter months.
The crowd rooted for the 9-year-old as he pulled his sheep around the show ring. Layton leads his sheep with a metal device built by his grandfather. The device attaches to Layton’s wheelchair.
Kenneth Bassett, a 41-year employee of MU, learned that more than 70 percent of grain bin entrapments end in death. Many of the deaths are farm children.
There are a number of explanations for exactly how pets offer health benefits. First of all, pets need walking, feeding, grooming, and encourage lots of playing and petting.
Unfortunately, financial literacy in the United States is not widespread. Most high school students fail a personal finance exam and college students score just 62 percent.
MU Extension Business Development Program's Missouri Employment and Training Program (METP) gave this father of four, right, the confidence to start a new life and get a good job.
Continue watering, especially evergreens if soils are dry.
The training, offered at sites throughout Missouri, can help agents and brokers become certified to operate in the ACA health insurance marketplace.
Family meals are not only a simple, effective tool to help prevent substance abuse in kids, but are also good for children's nutrition.
Falls are the leading cause of injuries to older adults. Watch the video. Listen to the audio.
Local supermarkets and farmer's markets have a plentiful supply of fresh, seasonal fruits and vegetables that can enhance nutrition and health for consumers.
The 'Seeds of Prosperity' program, Nov. 5 to 7 in Springfield will help local farmers and producers.
Prevented plant acreage from this season will most likely mean high weed pressure in 2016.
Cattle expansion may boost pasture values but move beef prices lower.
Mid-Missouri farmer Brian Flatt had climbed up the ladders of grain bins on his farm with a screwdriver or grease gun in hand thousands of times.
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