Thursday, April 13, 2017COLUMBIA, Mo. – In spring, lush green grass grows in pastures—except when odd weather hits. Herd owners should watch grass this spring to see if it meets livestock grazing needs.
Monday, April 10, 2017NORBORNE, Mo. – The Missouri Soybean Hall of Fame inducted its first member, a Norborne farmer known as “Mr. Soybean.”
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Tuesday, March 28, 2017COLUMBIA, Mo. – University of Missouri is part of a $6.6 million research initiative to promote soil health through cover crops.
Thursday, February 16, 2017MEXICO, Mo. – The perfect storm exists for more grain bin accidents in 2017 since farmers are storing more grain on-farm than ever before, says University of Missouri Extension natural resources engineer Charles Ellis.
Friday, February 10, 2017COLUMBIA, Mo. – Ten years ago, not many farmers were talking about cover crops.
Wednesday, February 8, 2017COLUMBIA, Mo. – Atrazine, one of farmers’ least expensive and most effective chemicals for weed control, is under the magnifying glass.
Thursday, February 2, 2017ROCK PORT, Mo. – A four-year study by University of Missouri Extension seeks to find how cover crops can best benefit soils after flooding and prevented planting.
Wednesday, February 1, 2017COLUMBIA, Mo. – If your farm has been in your family since Dec. 31, 1917, you can apply to have it recognized as a Missouri Century Farm.
Wednesday, September 21, 2016COLUMBIA, Mo. – Without protective gear, working around grain dust can cause severe respiratory problems, says University of Missouri Extension safety and health specialist Karen Funkenbusch.
Wednesday, September 14, 2016COLUMBIA, Mo. – An improved online tool gives information from many sources on land tracts.
Thursday, August 11, 2016COLUMBIA, Mo. – Do not try to save money when it comes to control of waterhemp, the biggest weed problem for Missouri soybean growers.
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Monday, July 18, 2016COLUMBIA, Mo. – The summer slump in cool-season grass growth got a knockout punch from heavy rains in July across much of Missouri.
Thursday, July 14, 2016COLUMBIA, Mo. – How late in the growing season can rescue nitrogen be applied to corn and still be profitable?
Wednesday, July 13, 2016COLUMBIA, Mo. – Off-target herbicides may be invisible, but that doesn’t mean they don’t exist.
Tuesday, July 12, 2016COLUMBIA, Mo. – Only 43 percent of Missouri pesticide applicators read the label each time they mix and spray.
Thursday, August 9, 2012ALBANY, Mo. – Fertility needs following a drought, safely stretching forage supplies and improving soils and boosting yields are a few of the topics farmers can learn about at Hundley Whaley Research Center’s annual Field Day Aug. 29, 2012.
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Thursday, August 9, 2012COLUMBIA, Mo. – The livestock industry is taking a direct hit by this summer’s drought, and that will impact consumers’ wallets next year, says a University of Missouri agricultural economist.
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Wednesday, August 8, 2012NOVELTY, Mo. – Zac Erwin stood by a drought-stunted field of Sudangrass as he talked to wagon-loads of field day visitors at the MU Greenley Research Center, Aug. 7.
Friday, August 3, 2012COLUMBIA – Soybeans that won’t make a seed crop offer potential high-quality forage for beef and dairy producers. The decision to cut beans for hay won’t be easy, say University of Missouri Extension specialists.
Friday, August 3, 2012COLUMBIA, Mo. – Farmers are reporting that in spite of prolonged drought and hot temperatures their soybean plants appear amazingly green for this time of year.
Wednesday, August 1, 2012PORTAGEVILLE, Mo. – Building on more than 51 years of service to the agriculture industry, the University of Missouri T.E. “Jake” Fisher Delta Research Center will host its annual Field Day, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Friday, Aug. 31.
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Thursday, June 28, 2012COLUMBIA, Mo. – Drought-stricken forages that accumulate nitrates can kill grazing livestock, quickly, warns a University of Missouri plant scientist.
Wednesday, July 13, 2011COLUMBIA, Mo. – If the leaves of your roses, shrubs or soybeans look like swiss cheese, the culprit could be Japanese beetles.
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You may be interested in these external websites:
- G4020, Tables for Weights and Measurements: Crops
- G4050, Troubleshooting Field Crop Problems
- G4080, No-Till Planting Systems
- G4081, No-Till Checklist
- G4090, Alternative Crops in Double-Crop Systems for Missouri
- G4091, Corn and Soybean Replant Decisions
- G4099, Analyzing Cropping Systems
- G4448, Controlling Vole Damage in No-Till Corn and Soybeans
- G4953, Wheat-Soybean Double Crop Management in Missouri
- G9176, Fertilizer Management for No-Till Corn and Grain Sorghum in Missouri
- NCR303, Plant Growth Regulators: Their Use in Crop Production
- SX1008, Diversifying Cropping Systems
You may be interested in these related publications:
- AED20, Managing Dry Grain in Storage
- AF1001, Agroforestry: An Integration of Land Use Practices
- AF1003, Propagating Pecan and Black Walnut in Missouri
- AF1005, Funding Incentives for Agroforestry in Missouri
- AF1007, Growing Chinese Chestnuts in Missouri
- AF1008, Agroforestry Practices DVD
- AF1009, Establishing and Managing Riparian Forest Buffers
- AF1011, Growing Black Walnut for Nut Production
- AGW1007, Potassium Deficiency Symptoms in Drought-Stressed Crops
- AGW1008, Taxation of Crop Insurance and Disaster Payments
- CB1, Agriculture Guide Book
- CB4, Binder of MU Agricultural Guides G2000 - G5999
- EC960, Grain Storage Management: A Guide for Keeping Your Grain in Top Condition
- G362, Days Suitable for Fieldwork in Missouri
- G1969, Safe Storage and Handling of Grain
- MP59, Insect/Mite Identification Form
- MP188, Soil Sample Information for Field Crops
- MX383, Biotechnology: Generating Knowledge for a Better Tomorrow
- P73220, 48-foot Pole Grain Storage