There’s a new No. 1 bad weed to watch in Missouri. Palmer pigweed, aka Palmer amaranth, acts bad in more ways than most. Three years ago Palmer became resistant to glyphosate herbicide.
The programs, presented online, give livestock and forage producers ways to manage their risks.
The state has 1.82 million cows, down from more than 2 million in 2008. The annual U.S. Department of Agriculture inventory shows Missouri to be one of only three states to grow herd size by more than 50,000 cows.
If your farm has been in your family since Dec. 31, 1914, you can apply to have it recognized as a Missouri Century Farm.
The first session will be held on Thursday, Feb. 27, in Atchison, Bates and Nodaway counties.
Agricultural uses for drones endless.
Like quicksand, flowing grain will bury the average person in less than a minute.
Pork brings us the wonderful aromas of bacon frying, pork chops grilling and ham baking. However, the odor from a hog house is less pleasant. Watch the video.
Swine producers can listen to industry experts present relevant and timely information through the distance education programs PorkBridge and SowBridge.
Eight wineries work together to bring wine-tasting tourists to their region just north of Kansas City. Watch the video. Listen to the audio.
While crop insurance has been popular for a long time, producers have largely overlooked similar safety nets for livestock.
Older farmers and young farmers strapped for capital are teaming up in increasing numbers to form livestock lease alliances.
With a few simple steps, farmers with heated livestock buildings might be able to cut their energy expenditures at little or no cost.
Look in the back of any farm pickup and you're likely to see a set of rusty log chains that will come in handy when a friend or neighbor gets stuck in a ditch or a field.
You can't afford not to follow safe procedures. While $500 may sound like a lot, the savings are priceless.
Low interest rates and record income per acre have driven farmland values much higher over the last decade. The increase has led to concerns of a repeat of the farm crisis of the 1980s. Watch the video.
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