Bright and Bold 2019

A 4-H Member, Leader and Family Workshop - Saturday, January 12, 2019-Ozark Technical College, Richwood Valley Campus -Nixa, MO  -  University of Missouri Extension is an equal opportunity/access/affirmative action/pro-disabled and veteran employer. Programs are extended to the public on a non-discriminatory basis.  Bright and Bold (PDF)

 

Hands-On Spring Calving Clinic

University of Missouri Extension, in conjunction with Missouri State College of Agriculture, is hosting a calving clinic in Springfield at the Pinegar Arena at the Darr Center on January 22, 2019. Choose a morning (9:00am-12:00pm) or afternoon (2:00pm-5:00pm) session to participate. This hands-on program is a great opportunity; producers will learn how to determine calf presentations, difficult birth assistance techniques and after care. University of Missouri Livestock Specialists Reagan Bluel, Eldon Cole, Heather Conrow and Andy McCorkill; along with Missouri State Animal Science professor, Jason Salchow, will lead demonstrations on assisting difficult births, tubing and after-care of the newborn calf and mother. The fee is $30/ person. Pre-registration is required by January 15. Space is limited so register early. Call 417-682-3579 for more information or register at the Greene County Extension office. Spring Calving Clinic flier (PDF)

 

MAKING THE BEST BETTER 2019

A 4-H Member, Leader and Family Workshop - Saturday, January 26-2019- Crowder College, Farber Building- Neosho, MO - University of Missouri Extension is an equal opportunity/access/affirmative action/pro-disabled and veteran employer. Programs are extended to the public on a non-discriminatory basis.  Making the Best Better (PDF)

 

Applications Now Available for 32nd Missouri Agribusiness Academy  The Missouri Department of Agriculture is offering 30 high school students representing 4-H clubs and FFA chapters, as well as farm families, throughout Missouri the opportunity to explore careers in agriculture through the 2019 Missouri Agribusiness Academy (MAbA). MAbA is a competitive program for sophomores interested in pursuing agriculture-related college degrees and careers.  The 2019 class will convene in Springfield for a hands-on look at careers in agriculture.  For applications and guidelines, as well as more information on the Missouri Department of Agriculture and its programs, visit the department online at Agriculture.Mo.Gov

 

Using Social Media in a Disaster

A unique publication that gives best practices and suggestions for using social media in a community following a disaster. Information and provided guidelines in this updated 30-page publication grew out of the first-hand experience of volunteers Rebecca and Genevieve Williams and MU Extension specialist David Burton had building a Facebook community following the Joplin (2011) tornado and the Branson (2012) tornado. Using Social Media in a Disaster.pdf

 

Don't guess....Soil test Basic soil testing analyzes nutrient content and fertility status. Results include fertilizer and lime recommendations. Additional tests are available for nutrient management plans, environmental issues, potting mixes, compost, manure and water usage. Each sample should contain about 1½ cups of dry soil from 6 to 7 inches deep. Consult our soil testing publications for specific instructions. The cost is $20 per sample and results are typically provided within two weeks.  Pasture (PDF) , Lawn (PDF) , Hayfield/Row Crops (PDF) 

 

Other Popular MU Extension Publications

2015 Pest Management Guide (PDF)

2016 Custom Rates for Farm Services in Missouri (PDF)

Vegetable Planting Calendar (PDF)