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  • Tuesday, September 16, 2014
    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Women in agriculture will learn how to improve farm finances, raise livestock herd numbers and quality, and take better care of themselves at the 2014 Pearls of Production: Women in Agriculture program, Nov. 7-8 at Holiday Inn Express and Suites in Columbia.
  • Tuesday, September 9, 2014
    COLUMBIA, Mo. –University of Missouri Extension offers farmers help and options to store and dry 2014’s bumper corn crop.
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  • Thursday, September 4, 2014
    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Donnie Summers of Lathrop, Missouri, distinctly remembers the day his father’s overalls got caught in a power take-off (PTO) of a silage cutter. The revolving device ripped his coveralls off and even pulled one sock out of his work boots.
    Media available: photos
  • Tuesday, September 2, 2014
    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Dead leaves, stalks, husks, oil and fuel are never in short supply when harvest begins. They can ignite fires in fields, farm equipment, grain trucks and wagons.
    Media available: photo
  • Tuesday, September 2, 2014
    COLUMBIA, Mo. – A simple, inexpensive sign and a few extra minutes save lives during harvest time.
    Media available: photos
  • Monday, July 21, 2014
    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Remote sensors can play a big part of farming in the future. Those sensors can be on a 10-foot pole or a satellite 250 miles out in space.
  • Friday, May 16, 2014
    COLUMBIA, Mo.– The 2014 North American Manure Expo will be held in Springfield, Missouri, on July 8-9. The expo rotates among states each year and this is the first year Missouri is hosting the event.
  • Friday, May 2, 2014
    COLUMBIA, Mo.– University of Missouri Extension has released a guide for farmers thinking about using a forage irrigation system.
  • Thursday, March 13, 2014
    COLUMBIA, Mo. – A wet fall harvest and a cold winter might make conditions especially dangerous for grain producers emptying grain bins to fulfill commodity contracts and prepare for wheat harvest.
    Media available: audio; photo; video
  • Thursday, January 30, 2014
    COLUMBIA, Mo. – For centuries, farmers have braved the elements to walk their land to check for problems ranging from wind damage and calving cows to pests and predators.
  • Wednesday, January 29, 2014
    COLUMBIA, Mo.– 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.
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