MU researchers developed an alternative approach to manage timed insemination of cows and heifers that have not expressed estrus prior to fixed-time AI.
The unique beauty and pleasing fragrance of carnivorous plants lure unwary prey into their clutches. From an insect’s point of view, carnivorous plants are lovely to behold until they grab hold.
Hummingbirds are the smallest native bird in North America at only 3-1/2 inches long and a weight of less than 1/4 of an ounce. The rapid movement of their wings creates a humming sound.
We are dedicated to making Osher membership and participation affordable and accessible to Columbia area residents over 50 who wish to be involved. Register online.
Join us for this two-day training, CDA Explores the Arts and Economic Development, to learn how culture can be an addition and diversification of traditional community and economic development practices.
“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.
“Making the best better” for generations of Missouri 4-H Club members, 54 volunteers joined the Missouri 4-H Hall of Fame on Aug. 13 at State Fair Community College in Sedalia.
If you see lightning, count the seconds until you hear thunder, then divide by five. This is the distance in miles the lightning is away. Any distance less than 10 miles puts you in danger. Seek shelter immediately.
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.
Money is so easy to spend; it slips through fingers like water. Even with the best intentions to put a little money aside every month, we often find there's nothing left when the month comes to a close.
Taylor Sizemore, who graduated from the MU College of Engineering in 2016 with a bachelor's degree in biological engineering decided she wanted hands-on experience in energy efficiency.
Throughout the academic year, Osher will feature programming related to the total solar eclipse of Aug. 21, 2017, including a Sept. 9 seminar presented by Angela Speck, astrophysicist and director of astronomy.
Tai chi improves balance, strength and flexibility and lowers fall risk.
The meeting gives more details on complex economics of farming.
School is back in session and you probably went to great lengths to ensure your child has the right equipment â€” pens, notebooks, clothing — to make it through the day.
Like peacocks, some flowers strut their vibrant colors in fall. Annual flowers that prefer milder temperatures usually outperform their warm-weather friends in the garden at this time of the year.
Succession gardening gives gardeners a second harvest, often more flavorful than the first.
Attendees can take one of several daylong guided tours, including Powell Gardens, a 916-acre horticultural showcase.
"Flag the Technology" helps farmers and pesticide applicators reduce errors and limit off-target herbicide drift.
MU Extension agriculture business specialists discuss issues such as when a tenant should pay part of the rent, how and when to terminate a lease and how much rent is fair at the Farm Lease Program on Tuesday, Sept. 20.
Saving one's own garden seeds is a false sense of economy. In the world of gardening, seeds are one of the least expensive costs, but perhaps the most important investment.
Hot, wet weather brings an explosion of crabgrass. There is little you can do to treat it when it reaches the current tiller stage.
Large numbers of Japanese beetles in corn and soybean fields this year have farmers concerned that those fields will be infested again next year.