• Tuesday, November 3, 2015
    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Timely planting played a large part in corn yields listed in the 2015 University of Missouri Variety Testing Program report released at the end of October.
  • Thursday, October 8, 2015
    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Rain needed in September and August to boost corn and soybean yields this year didn’t happen, worsening a growing season fraught with weather woes.
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  • Monday, September 21, 2015
    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Cattle expansion may boost pasture values but move beef prices lower.
  • Thursday, September 17, 2015
    COLUMBIA, Mo. – A University of Missouri pipe fitter’s prototype of a grain bin safety net is the latest collaborative effort by MU faculty, staff and students to make farming safer.
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  • Friday, September 11, 2015
    COLUMBIA, Mo. – The difference between a grain bin rescue and a recovery is seconds. Increased public awareness and new tools help save lives, says University of Missouri Extension health and safety specialist Karen Funkenbusch.
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  • Wednesday, September 9, 2015
    COLUMBIA, Mo. – It’s the worst-case scenario for crop yields—a wet spring and a dry August.
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  • Thursday, September 3, 2015
    COLUMBIA, Mo. – University of Missouri Extension has released a new guide, “Cover Crops in Missouri: Putting Them to Work on Your Farm” (G4161), available for free download at
  • Wednesday, December 10, 2014
    KIRKSVILLE, Mo.– Farmland prices have likely peaked, but expect cattle prices to continue upward.
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  • Thursday, August 9, 2012
    ALBANY, 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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