As part of its centennial, MU Extension partnered with Mizzou Alternative Breaks, a group of students who donate weekends, holidays and spring break to go into a community to serve a need.
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.
Cody Waters of Fulton is armed to farm. He is one of 300,000 veterans expected to return to Missouri in the next decade. Conventional and organic farming present new opportunities for returning veterans.
It’s that time of year when many people are harvesting their sweet potatoes. As you dig those tasty roots from the ground, it’s hard not to think of that special sweet potato casserole that is a fall favorite.
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.
The woolly bear caterpillar often called the “weather worm,” is said to predict what Old Man Winter has in store. Folklore says the narrower the reddish-brown band on the caterpillar, the more severe the winter.
Aquatic plants are important components of the ecosystem of a pond or lake. Aquatic vegetation provides food and cover for fish and beneficial invertebrates.
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.
Not to upset the apple cart, but not all apples are created equal for pie-making. It’s as American as apple pie to ponder which of the 7,500 varieties is the right pick for your fall dessert.
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.
Truman's garden is ready for winter. Is yours? Order From Seed to Harvest and Beyond Garden Journal and Calendar to make sure you haven't missed anything.
If you're mainly used to cooking everyday family meals or for the occasional dinner party, you'll want to be aware of extra safety precautions to take when cooking for large groups.
Experts from across the nation will speak on topics ranging from beef cattle to forage, sheep and goats to estate planning, and horses to stock dogs.
Many people only purchase and prepare turkey around the holidays, so the following information has been developed as a guide for purchasing and preparing turkey.
The condition of a home has a direct connection with the health of its occupants.
Chill your budget-busting bills this winter.
Salmonella infection is a common foodborne illness that can cause diarrhea, fever and abdominal cramps and can last four to seven days.
While there is scant likelihood of a catastrophic outbreak of Ebola in Missouri or the U.S., the situation does underscore the need to ensure that employees are healthy, cared for and supported throughout the year.
The following budget-friendly tips can help you save money and have fun at the same time.
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