Agriculture
Search for Missouri Century Farms continues

The line of ownership from the original settler or buyer may be through children, grandchildren, siblings, and nephews or nieces, including through marriage or adoption. Read more

Lawn and garden
Get a jump on spring: Start seeds indoors

It’s difficult to think about gardening in the midst of sweater-weather, but now is the perfect time to start seeds indoors so they’ll be ready for transplant when warmer weather arrives. Read more

Natural resources
Implementing quality deer management on your property

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. Read more

Continuing education, seminars and noncredit courses
MU Nursing Outreach helps RNs learn leadership skills

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. Read more

Community and leadership
Bridging the gap between science and art

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 Read more

Nutrition and health
Garlic's history

“Take two cloves of garlic and call me in the morning.” Not many of us have heard that recommendation, however, for millennia garlic was the “go to” natural remedy for a wide array of ailments. Read more

4-H
4-H camp counselor brings humor and compassion to job

Marissa Todd has Down syndrome, but that hasn’t stopped the Marion County high school senior from getting involved in her 4-H club, holding office or becoming a 4-H camp counselor. Read more

Flood recovery resources
Scams and fraud add insult to injury after a disaster

Already reeling from a loss, flood victims can fall prey to dishonest businesses, questionable charities and those looking to make a quick buck.. Read more

Families and relationships
Having a furry friend may enhance, extend human life

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. Read more

Home and consumer life
Advice for choosing a tax preparer

Most tax return preparers are professional and honest, but some are not. Some preparers offer high-cost services or arrange refund anticipation loans that reduce refunds. Read more

Business and careers
10 keys to safely accept checks

E-payment, credit and debit cards have made the paper check extinct — right? Paper checks account for about 21 percent or more of total payments made annually to merchants for goods and services. Read more

Avoid identity theft during tax season

First, file taxes promptly. Identity thieves try to file early so that your refund goes to them before you file. Read more

Donate with your heart and a plan

Valentine's Day is a good time to make or review charitable giving plans. Read more

How to improve financial health

After facing one of the deepest recessions in recent history, many of us have a greater appreciation for the value of a dollar. Read more

Growing demand for butter is boosting dairy industry

That's one of the reasons why milk prices didn't decline more for dairy farmers in 2015. Read more

Week of dairy profit seminars set across Missouri, Feb. 22-26

Missouri Dairy Profit Seminars cover three major topics: health, nutrition and reproduction. Read more

Free workshop for teachers helping teens learn about money

The National Endowment for Financial Education provides a free personal finance curriculum. The workshop will help teachers learn about the resource and how to use it. Read more

Free tax sites open statewide

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance sites provide free tax preparation to low- and moderate-income taxpayers. Read more

Dealing with a side effect of winter: The common cold

Colds are so common this time of year that they seem to be a side effect of winter. Read more

2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans recently released

Every five years the U.S. Departments of Agriculture and Health and Human Services publish the Dietary Guidelines for Americans. Read more

Extension hosts acidified foods workshop, March 28-29 in Kansas City

The two-day workshop meets FDA training requirements for those wanting to sell acidified, shelf-stable canned foods. Read more

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