Growth stages indicate when it’s time to apply post-emergence herbicides for weed control, and scout for soil-borne viral diseases and early-season foliar diseases.
Very few plants can boast of colorful, long-lasting flowers and attractive foliage the remainder of the year. Kalanchoe delivers both, making it a very versatile houseplant.
An ounce of prevention is the best medicine for keeping stink bugs and other insect pests such as the multicolored Asian lady beetle at bay. Put screens over windows, doors and vents.
The system is incorporated with a trailer to make training as accessible as possible. The institute offers 80 percent of its training in the field to meet career and volunteer fire service schedules and needs.
Our program is here to facilitate and promote effective intercultural communication. We form alliances with MU Extension specialists, Latino residents and the larger community of Missouri.
Beans are one of the best values around. One cup of cooked pinto beans provides 14 grams of fiber, 14 grams of protein, less than one gram of fat and around 230 calories.
Lorene Trickey, right, wife of former Missouri 4-H Foundation trustee Nelson Trickey, and daughter Linda Trickey, left, present the Nelson Trickey 4-H Bridge Builder Award to Jo Turner.
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.
Car crashes kill more children 1 to 14 years old than any other cause, so adults need to know which child safety seats to use and how to install them correctly.
The mobile unit gives homeowners and renters an opportunity to learn different ways they can make their home more efficient, comfortable and less expensive to heat or cool.
John and Holly Arbuckle own and operate Singing Prairie Farm in La Plata, Their roaming, contented pigs are the foundation of the first and only non-GMO, pasture-raised pork snack stick available nationally.
MU Extension, through a USDA grant, helps veterans, Latinos and socially disadvantaged persons who want to farm. The program's goal is to increase agribusinesses and enterprise development.
Landowners will learn how to improve the quality of their trees and market their timber.
The Lawrence County cow outperforms most of her regional counterparts, producing just short of three times as much milk per day.
Leadership Online For Today (LOFT) is an interactive program that allows participants to improve communication skills, build relationships and networks, and develop a collaborative project to benefit a community or organization.
Any medical first-responder will tell you that Rule No. 1 is to stay calm. Doing the right things right can make the difference between giving your trees a good chance of survival and losing them unnecessarily.
MU Extension has compiled a list of websites, extension publications, news releases and other online resources for coping before, during and after winter storms.
When the power goes out people need to be careful about how they try to stay warm. Gasoline-powered generators can help restore some power to homes, but if used incorrectly the generators can be deadly. Carbon monoxide can kill people in minutes.
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Gently brush off heavy snows from tree and shrub branches.
One defense is to get plenty of vitamin E.
A simple checklist starts with the battery. A cold car battery can't deliver as much current. If your car has an aging battery, you might want to have it load tested to see if it will be up to the job.