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  • Tuesday, October 7, 2014
    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Women pork producers can learn about new vaccines to combat porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDV) at the annual Pearls of Production conference Nov. 7-8 at the Holiday Inn Express and Suites in Columbia. The disease kills pigs three weeks or younger.
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  • Monday, September 29, 2014
    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Learn how to increase hay production and reduce disease and waste at the annual Pearls of Production: Women in Agriculture conference Nov. 7-8 at the Holiday Inn Express and Suites, Columbia.
  • 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.
  • 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.
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  • 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.
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  • Tuesday, September 2, 2014
    COLUMBIA, Mo. – A simple, inexpensive sign and a few extra minutes save lives during harvest time.
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  • Wednesday, August 6, 2014
    COLUMBIA, Mo. – AgDay and U.S. Farm Report’s Tyne Morgan will be the keynote speaker at the second annual Pearls of Production: Women in Agriculture workshop, Nov. 7-8.
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  • 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.
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