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AgrAbility program helps horse trainer begin ride of his life

Zane Volkmann always wanted to be a horse trainer. A serious accident weeks before his senior year of high school slowed his gait, but it didn’t throw him. Watch the video. Read more

Tool helps farmers decide on pasture insurance

Is pasture insurance right for your farm? The answer could be yes, no or maybe. Read more

Lower production leads to high hog prices

Prices reached $127 per hundredweight in late March, shattering the old record of $105 set in August 2011. Read more

Black walnut curculio leads to nut loss

Trees infested with black walnut curculio can lose anywhere from a third to half of their nuts. Read more

True armyworms appear in SW Missouri

Armyworms that can strip pastures and hayfields have begun their march through Missouri's tall fescue fields. Read more

Herbicide carryover

There are two primary factors that influence the likelihood of fomesafen carryover injury to corn; 1) dry conditions following application, and 2) the rate and timing of the herbicide application. Read more

Black cutworm appears in northeastern Missouri

These moths will lay eggs that might result in high numbers of black cutworm larvae that can cut stems of corn, soybean, wheat, turfgrasses and other plants. Read more

Extension guide on forage irrigation systems available

It is a very simple guide for people to look at the big issues. Read more

Cash does grow on trees

Missouri river hills would look beautiful lined with chestnut trees and they'd turn a pretty profit. Listen to the audio. Read more

New software helps farmers manage nutrients

Nutrient management helps farmers set rates and timing of fertilizer applications. Read more

Mizzou Weed Science now on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube

We've decided to enter into the social media age and will be sending more of our weed science research results and recommendations out to you. Read more

Missouri regains No. 2 in cow numbers

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. Read more

Drone on the range

Agricultural uses for drones endless. Read more

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