Monday, July 21, 2014COLUMBIA, 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, July 18, 2014COLUMBIA, Mo. – Representatives of the Food Resource Bank will attend the first Combine Blessing and Safety Expo, Aug. 2 at the Central Missouri Events Center, formerly known as the Boone County Fairgrounds, in Columbia. The University of Missouri and Boone County Farm Bureau sponsor this free event.
Wednesday, July 9, 2014COLUMBIA, Mo. – Free locally produced food, entertainment and activities for young and old top the first Combine Blessing and Safety Expo, sponsored by University of Missouri Extension and the Boone County Farm Bureau.
Monday, July 7, 2014COLUMBIA, Mo. – A drone aircraft hovering over a soybean field may be the super scout for pests of the future. An unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) carrying a video camera can spot an outbreak of aphids or leafhoppers not seen from the fence row.
Friday, May 16, 2014COLUMBIA, 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, 2014COLUMBIA, Mo.– University of Missouri Extension has released a guide for farmers thinking about using a forage irrigation system.
Thursday, March 13, 2014COLUMBIA, 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.
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Thursday, January 30, 2014COLUMBIA, 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, 2014COLUMBIA, 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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Friday, August 16, 2013COLUMBIA, Mo.– A University of Missouri class lets students learn firsthand about agriculture in other parts of the world.
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