A panel of past recipients of the C. Brice Ratchford Memorial Fellowship discuss extension's strengths, challenges and long-term goals for helping Missourians thrive. Watch the video.
Visitors to historic Lexington, Missouri, can learn about the town's rich Civil War history through an audio walking and driving tour created through the MU Extension Community Arts Program.
Fusarium virguliforme, a soil fungus, produces striking foliage symptoms, which first appear on upper leaves as scattered yellow blotches. Farmers scout fields thoroughly for SDS symptoms.
You don’t have transportation to the grocery store. You’re traveling. You need something quick and healthy to eat. But it’s not always easy to find healthy and affordable food.
Jenny Doan joined 4-H and learned to sew and quilt. Decades later, in 2008, she and her husband and children stitched together Missouri Star Quilt Co. of Hamilton.
There are many steps to creating a beautiful, productive garden. Our new publication helps both beginning and experienced gardeners. Watch the video.
If you hear thunder, lightning is near. Just because it’s not raining, doesn’t mean you aren’t in danger. Most people are struck by lightning before or after the thunderstorm.
Some people enjoy seeing rabbits around their lawns, others wish to keep rabbits away to protect crops, gardens or landscaping. Even those who enjoy rabbits may need to control rabbit damage.
Scientists have discovered how early brain development and the parent-child relationship interact to create a foundation for future learning. Here are guidelines to help children build their brain power.
The typical Missouri vehicle uses approximately 600 gallons of fuel and is driven more than 16,000 miles each year. The following tips can help you save some green on gasoline this summer and year-round.
Lisa Garney's CV reads like a superheroine's: Construction supervisor and jack-of-most trades, attorney, pilot, White House intern, London School of Economics graduate and more.
The two primary requirements for soybean seed germination are temperatures above 50 degrees F and seed moisture percentages greater than 50 percent.
Feeder cattle prices are setting records. With high prices at slaughter and corn dropping more than $2 per bushel, feeder cattle are more valuable.
If you operate a small business, Halloween offers nearly unlimited opportunities to promote your business — and have a little fun at the same time.
Veterans interested in agriculture are invited to attend the Armed to Farm program at the Small Farmers Trade Show and Conference at Midwest Exchange Regional Stockyards in Mexico, Missouri. The event runs Oct. 23-25.
All bluegrasses can be identified by a boat-shaped leaf tip and folded vernation.
What are the secrets for people who are able to navigate through tough times and bounce back?
Results of the 2014 MU Extension annual land value survey of lenders, appraisers and brokers showed an increase for cropland values by 4.6 percent, nearly double predicted last year.
Women pork producers can learn about new vaccines to combat porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDV) at the annual Pearls of Production conference Nov. 7 and 8.
An ongoing program with MU Extension helps private companies and public agencies address this impending management vacuum.
A slice of advice on picking the perfect apple.
The MU Extension Council wants to welcome drivers entering the county and remind them of the many services
MU Extension near you
Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014
Monday, Oct. 20, 2014
- Stay Strong, Stay Healthy 9 a.m. in Higginsville
- Entrepreneur Workshop 9 a.m. in Florissant
- Stay Strong, Stay Healthy,- Advanced, Bates County 9:45 a.m. in Butler
- Stay Strong, Stay Healthy-Bates 11 a.m. in Butler
- Tai Chi for Health - UMKC noon in Kansas City
- Stay Strong, Stay Healthy for special needs adults 12:30 p.m. in Fulton
- Stay Strong, Stay HealthyAdvanced 1 p.m. in Galena
- 2014 Master Gardener Core Training - Taney County 1:30 p.m. in Hollister
- Tai Chi for Health - Longview Community College 3 p.m. in Lee's Summit
- Stay Strong, Stay Healthy 4 p.m. in Fulton
- Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Maysville Sept-Nov, 2014 4 p.m. in Maysville
- Stay Strong, Stay Healthy Advanced - Maysville Sept-Nov, 2014 4 p.m. in Maysville
- Master Gardeners of Greene County Hotline Development Training 4 p.m. in Springfield
- Focus on Kids - Saline County 5:30 p.m. in Marshall
- University of Missouri-Shelby County Extension Council Meeting 5:30 p.m. in Shelbyville